Jessica has a Masters degree in Women's and Gender Studies from Rutgers University and has worked with organizations such as Legal Momentum (formerly NOW Legal Defense and Education Fund), Planned Parenthood, the Women's Environment and Development Organization (WEDO) and Ms. Magazine.
Jessica is a co-founder of the REAL hot 100, a national campaign that aims to change the perception of younger women in the media and a contributing author to We Don’t Need Another Wave: Young Feminist Writers Speak Out (Seal Press). Her writing has appeared in Alternet, Salon, and the Guardian. Jessica is currently writing a book about feminism for younger women (Seal Press, Spring 2007).
Books:Why Have Kids?, September 2012
The Purity Myth, April 2009
Full Frontal Feminism, May 2007