Jessica Bennett is an award-winning journalist and author who writes on gender, sexuality and culture. She is a contributing writer at the New York Times, where she has covered sexual assault on campus, profiled female pot entrepreneurs, spent time with Hillary Clinton’s childhood best friends, and was the first journalist to profile Monica Lewinsky in a decade. She also writes a column on digital language called Command Z.
Jessica is the author of the Wall Street Journal bestselling book, Feminist Fight Club: A Survival Manual for a Sexist Workplace (HarperCollins), which has been translated into seven languages and is being adapted for television and podcast. Jessica's writing and visual journalism have also appeared in Newsweek, where she began her career as a staff writer and editor, Time, where she was a columnist, as well as Vogue, Cosmopolitan, the Atlantic, and others. She was the executive editor of Tumblr and editorial director of LeanIn.org, the nonprofit founded by Sheryl Sandberg, where she cofounded the Lean In Collection with Getty Images, a photo initiative to diversify stock photography, which received the 2016 Trustee Award from the International Center of Photography.
Jessica has spoken about journalism and gender at leading institutions and government agencies, including Harvard, Facebook, Google, Cannes Lions, Thomson Reuters, the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, and frequently to her dog Charlie, who serves as her speech coach.
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