Listed as one of the UK’s Top Most Influential Women in Tech, Jess champions intersectionality at every opportunity. She used her role as a Diversity & Inclusion Ambassador in her Directorate to recognise the intersectionality of culture and gender, organising the rollout of #IamRemarkable training for 100+ colleagues across government, a Google initiative that encourages women to speak openly about their accomplishments. Externally, Jess co-founded the Growth & Grace Collective, a global professional platform changing the narrative of upskilling and development with a focus on women’s issues, like the gender pay gap. Over their first year, they upskilled 2500+ people across 70 events focused on social mobility, women’s issues and D&I, hosted events with a truly global attendance and won the UK Social Mobility Honour Role in 2019. She has spoken at many global events, conferences and leadership sessions, and has built her network to 5,000 women globally.