Assistant Director of Programs
Jessica graduated from the University of Missouri, Columbia, in 2006 earning a bachelor of arts degree in Communications. She joined the Skandalaris Center in 2014 after five years with the WUSTL Career Center. She earned a Master’s degree in International Affairs from Washington University in 2013. Jessica brings the skills and experience she gained from advising students in the Career Center to the Skandalaris Center to work with students and campus colleagues interested in entrepreneurship. She directs the Center's program strategy, oversees StEP, and gathers and submits data for higher education surveys focused on entrepreneurship. She is currently building a brand new immersive experience program as part of the new Bear Beginnings orientation as well as creating new diversity and inclusion initiatives. She also is a 4-year advisor for Arts & Sciences students. When not working, Jessica enjoys traveling, reading, practicing yoga, and hiking.