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 consent programs on campus, profiled female pot entrepreneurs, spent time with Hillary Clinton’s childhood besties, 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 bestselling book, Feminist Fight Club: A Survival Manual for a Sexist Workplace (HarperCollins, 2016), which has been translated into seven languages. Jessica's writing and visual journalism have also appeared in Newsweek, where she began her career as a staff writer and editor, Time.com, where she was a columnist, as well as Vogue, Cosmopolitan, the Atlantic, and others. She was the executive editor of Tumblr and is cofounder of the Lean In Collection, a photo initiative with Getty Images to diversify stock photography, which received the 2015 Trustee Award from the International Center of Photography. Her work has also been honored by the New York Press Club, the Newswomen's Club of New York and GLAAD.
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 keeps her company while she tries not to lose her mind working from home. Learn more about her book at feministfightclub.com or find her at an event near you.