Jess Weaver

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Jess Weaver

Jess Weaver is a Research Assistant and Writer for Data-Smart City Solutions. Before joining the Ash Center, Jess worked as a researcher on a field mapping project on civic media for the MacArthur Foundation while completing her Master’s degree in Civic Media, Art and Practice out of the Emerson College Engagement Lab. She spent the bulk of her career in nonprofit strategic communications and corporate social responsibility, most recently as the Communications Director for Essential Partners, a Boston-based nonprofit that equips individuals and communities to engage in constructive dialogue across differences in identity.