Jessica is a Director of Engagement and Design at Overlap. Curious by nature, she strikes the perfect balance between a designer’s attention to detail and a visionary’s bold outlook. A skilled facilitator, Jessica excels at convening diverse stakeholders. In leading planning and design, she brings clarity and structure to synthesize and distill critical insights/ideas. Jessica bridges the worlds of design and business to create meaningful experiences and products. Through her systems and design thinking approach, Jessica is adept at developing creative solutions for solving complex challenges to deliver purpose-driven results. Inspired by the intersection of disciplines, Jessica has built her career by blending management consulting and design strategy at the intersection of justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Jessica earned her Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Marketing and Human Resources from the University of Saskatchewan. She is also an alumna and Teaching Fellow of the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Social Policy and Practice Executive program.