Jessica Witten

Jessica is a HERproject Associate working on programs across East Africa and Asia. Her portfolio includes projects in each HERproject pillar, including HERrespect, HERhealth, and HERfinance.

Prior to joining BSR, Jessica worked extensively on international development and human rights. Most recently, she was part of the Global Public Policy team at the Walt Disney Company and worked on international human rights policy with an emphasis on labor and supply chain issues. Jessica’s background includes previous roles at the U.S. House of Representatives, the International Monetary Fund, and the U.S. Department of State. She has also done field work in Myanmar and India.

Jessica holds an M.Sc. in Human Rights from the London School of Economics and Political Science. She also has a B.A. in International Relations with a minor in French and in International Development from Wheaton College. Jessica is fluent in English and French.