Co-Host, A Year of Courageous Conversations Barrington, Illinois
A Barrington native, Jessica has been an active member of the Chicagoland philanthropic community for the past decade. After participating in a SEED (Seeking Educational Equity and Diversity) seminar, the experience led her to seek meaningful ways to mindfully expand inclusion & diversity within her sphere of influence. She serves on the board of Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC) to promote interfaith cooperation in higher education, and was a founding member of the Chicago leadership council of Upwardly Global to eliminate employment barriers for skilled immigrants & refugees. As Vice President of The Duchossois Family Foundation, she stewards investments in education & wellness. Jessica received her BFA in Dance from University of Illinois and MA in Arts Criticism from City University London.