Jessica has been at Purchase College for 2 ½ years. She came to this community with an interest in helping students build and create their future, finding their unique path and individual place in this world. After completing her Masters in Urban Planning at Hunter College she worked with grassroots organizations to vocalize the resident and community needs in the rebuilding of Lower Manhattan. As Associate Director for a local television station, she organized community around access to sharing their voice- producing programs that reflected the creative interest as well as commentary on relevant social and political affairs. Jessica is currently support staff in the SOA Dean’s office and has a devoted yoga practice and dedicated teaching career.