Jessica is the Deputy Director for Communications at the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht – Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center. She leads the Center’s digital communications and engagement efforts, including the development of its editorial and content strategy, and the Center’s new website. She is passionate about building inclusive and engaged communities and crafting strategies that enable products, programs, and stories to come to life in memorable ways.
Previously, Jessica served as a Communications Specialist at the European University Institute’s Florence School of Regulation (FSR) in Florence, Italy. There, she advanced the School’s digitalization strategy and managed content production, events, social media, and the development and marketing of the FSR’s executive education portfolio. She also co-founded and directed FSR Lights on Women, an initiative that promotes gender equality and inclusion in energy, climate, and sustainability, and created a global, annual scholarship for women in those fields.
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.