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

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Inaugural LGBT Program Director, Harvard Medical School

Former Executive Director, Lesbian Community Cancer Project // MBA from Simmons College // Trained at Second City // Led successful public affairs campaigns in New Orleans and New York City // Board of Directors, Tegan and Sara Foundation


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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


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


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"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



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

The 'Pronoun Go 'Round': Our Changing Language Around Gender


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