Jessica works on research and programs to strengthen implementation of water, sanitation, and hygiene interventions. She is interested in delivering more context-specific, community-focused policy solutions, and understanding how technology and innovation can drive access to water and sanitation for all.
Prior to joining Aquaya, Jessica was on UNICEF’s Product Innovation team, where she worked with private sector partners on new and improved products for UNICEF’s WASH programs, including improved sanitation solutions for people with disabilities in humanitarian settings, and user-friendly products to support water quality monitoring by communities and local governments. She has also worked on national-level political campaigns in the U.S., women’s rights and mHealth projects in India, and systems strengthening for Malawi’s agriculture sector.
Jessica has a BA in Diplomacy and Foreign Affairs from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio and a Masters of Public Affairs from Sciences Po in Paris, France.