Jessica Greer Morris
Jessica is a human rights advocate, playwright, performer and producer, listed in Newsweek as one of 150 Fearless Women who “shake up the world,” Jessica met her husband while starring in a New York Times-acclaimed one-woman show that she wrote, Searching for a Mensch. She has produced theatrical work off Broadway and for the The White House, United Nations, TED Women, US Mission, the NYC Fringe Festival, the Estrogenius Festival and pioneered an 8-country, State-Department sponsored tour of Girl Be Heard's work to eight. In addition to being an Aspen Institute Scholar, Ashoka Changemaker, and Hearts on Fire Visionary, Jessica is the recipient of the SELF Magazine’s Women Doing Good Award. For more information, go to her TED talk, I’m Sexy and I Know It or Women You Should Know. Prior to co-founding Girl Be Heard, Jessica received her Masters in Public Health from Columbia and helped to launch Man Up Campaign at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa with 100 young activists from 25 countries working to stop violence against women in their communities. Jessica lives in Brooklyn Heights with her husband and identical twin boys.