Jessy joined the Futures and Options team as our Administrative Assistant in January 2020, where she provides administrative, financial, operations, and human resources support to our office and interns. Her previous experience includes interning for a children’s rights organization in Castellon, Spain where she assisted in implementing aspects of the UN Sustainable Development Goals in both the local community and on a global scale. She also interned for an immigration law firm in Phoenix, Arizona where she worked directly with clients on their path to US citizenship.
Jessy graduated from Arizona State University in 2018 with a bachelor’s degree in global studies, a minor in justice studies, and a certificate in socio-legal studies. She feels very passionately about human rights and social justice, and is grateful for an opportunity to contribute in a positive and impactful way to the youth of New York City. In her spare time, Jessy loves to travel, practice yoga, and try new cuisines. She is originally from the Netherlands and has called New York home since August 2018.