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 work has also appeared in Newsweek, where was a staff writer,, where she was a columnist, as well as Vogue, Cosmopolitan, the Atlantic and others. She was a founding editor at the Lean In Foundation, the nonprofit founded by Sheryl Sandberg, where she created the Lean In Collection, an initiative with Getty Images to change the depiction of women in stock photography. Jessica has spoken about digital 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.

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