Jessica brings over ten years of global experience working on violence against women issues. Prior to working at SafeHouse, she served as the Executive Director of the Asian/Pacific Islander Domestic Violence Resource Project in Washington, D.C., where she worked closely with law enforcement, service providers, government official and community leaders to provide training, outreach, technical assistance ensuring that the voices of domestic violence survivors are not silenced. Jessica has also served as the Public Outreach Officer with the United Nations Mission in Sudan and worked with the International Rescue Committee, advocating on behalf of internally displaced persons, refugees and asylum seekers. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science and international relations from Syracuse University in New York and a Master’s of Public Administration degree with concentration in human rights and social justice from Cornell University. Jessica lives in San Francisco and spends her free time with her rescue dog, Hansyn.