Jessica Landerman is a master in public policy candidate at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. She is currently the Chair of Campus Climate for the Student Diversity Committee and the Chair of Media Advocacy for the Human Rights Professional Interest Council. Before pursuing graduate school, Jessie worked as a documentary filmmaker and a human rights advocate in Argentina, Nicaragua and the United States. She is passionate about using technology and communications to promote civic and political participation and empowerment, particularly among women and marginalized populations. Jessie was born and raised in Durham, North Carolina, and received her Bachelor’s Degree in cultural anthropology from Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut.
Updated May 2014
More from Jessie Landerman
Announcing the 2014 Diplomacy and Diversity Fellows
Transatlantic Perspectives on Diplomacy and Diversity
Recognizing the intensification of transnational conflicts that both violently divide and intimately link our global communities, this book is a collection of diverse essays, which tackle international relations and migration.
Information and Communications Technologies for Development: The Case of Women in Colombia
Empowering The Communities Fighting Industrial Mining Operations, One Film At A Time
Diplomacy and Diversity Senior Fellow Jessie Landerman discusses her new video series standing up against mining companies with Pacific Standard.