Jess hails from Wellington via stints in the Marshall Islands, Scotland, Ethiopia, Jordan and the United States. Her background is in international development and non-profits, with a particular interest in programme evaluation. She is passionate about sexual health and rights, the arts, intersectionality, and political participation. She recently joined the Enspiral Foundation team and is keen for the opportunity to delve further into social enterprise. In her spare time, she enjoys cheese, knitting, craft beer, theatre, baking, travel, and petting strangers’ dogs.