Jessica Stewart joined the Watari board of directors in September 2019. She brings nine years of communications and content strategy experience to the board. Jessica has volunteered with various non-profit organizations, including the Elizabeth Fry Society’s Maida Duncan Drop-In Centre, the Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers, Journalists for Human Rights, and Youth Challenge International, and Kiva. She has previously been a board member for the University of Alberta chapter of Oxfam. Jessica has degrees in creative writing and psychology and is currently completing her PhD in health psychology at UBC.