Jessica Lax

Innovation Fellow, New Jersey State Office of Innovation

Dedicated to social justice, Jessica is a civic sector strategist with experience cultivating partnerships, designing and implementing programs, and facilitating interdisciplinary collaboration. She’s partnered with cities and communities internationally on issues including criminal justice, climate change and national memorials. Her work has had lasting impact on national and municipal policy and has transformed public realms nationally. Jessica’s initiatives have been featured in newspapers like the Wall Street Journal, The Guardian and have received several recognitions from Fast Company’s Design for Innovation competitions.