Jessica is the Deputy Director for Communications at the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht–Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center. As the architect of the Center’s digital strategy, she oversees its execution across the web, social media, email, earned media, and data, while also shaping editorial strategy and digital product innovation.
Previously, Jessica held several positions at the European University Institute’s Florence School of Regulation (FSR) in Florence, Italy. She steered the School’s digitalization journey, leading its digital marketing efforts to strengthen partnerships, disseminate research, spark dialogue, and build an engaged online community. As Head of Communications for FSR Global, she extended the School’s footprint to New Delhi, India.
Jessica co-founded Lights on Women, a global initiative that advances economically and socially-inclusive energy and climate policy. As the initiative’s director, she integrated gender mainstreaming as a central focus across the FSR’s workstreams, research, and events, propelling transformative change through education and advocacy. She launched global specialized scholarships championing women in energy, climate, and sustainability, and spearheaded the Energybase, a go-to resource for improving gender balance in policy debates, research, and media.
Jessica holds an M.A. in Political Science with a concentration in EU Economic and Social Policy and a dual B.A. degree in Public Policy and Administration and Justice Studies from James Madison University.