Jessica Bennett

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, spent time with Hillary Clinton’s childhood 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’s writing and visual journalism has also appeared in Newsweek, where she began her career as a staff writer and went on to become senior editor, Time, where she was a columnist, as well as Vogue, Cosmopolitan, the Atlantic and others. She was the executive editor of Tumblr's short-lived multimedia journalism initiative, Storyboard, and is the cofounder of the Lean In Collection, a photo initiative with Getty Images to change the depiction of women in stock photography.

Jessica has spoken about journalism and gender equality at leading institutions and government agencies including the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, Harvard, Facebook, Google, Thompson Reuters and others. Yes, she's in a real-life feminist fight club. Learn more about her journalism at