Visionary Leader. Strategic Thinker. Change Agent. Bringing years of experience, humor, and research to facilitate collaboration and advance critical issues.

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LGBT Program Director at Harvard Medical School // MBA from Simmons College // Trained at Second City // Leadership in nonprofits, corporations, and political campaigns from NYC to Chicago to New Orleans

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"Having Jessica Halem speak at Dunkin' about LGBTQ inclusion is probably our best investment in diversity yet," Anne Fajon, Corporate Social Responsibility


‚ÄúSuch a wonderful speaker, tackling sensitive topics such as gender and sexuality with disarming humor and empathy," Melissa Obleada, Employment Brand Specialist


"She is able to take a room full of people that are uninterested in participating and make them excited to collaborate and be a part of the discussion," Joyce Hong, Project Analyst, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Jessica Halem, MBA, is the inaugural LGBT Program Director for Harvard Medical School where she leads inclusion and health equity efforts throughout the school, curriculum, and hospitals.

Harvard Medical School Aims to Take Leading Role in LGBTQ Health Care

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