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Social Media Specialist, Amnesty International Australia
Jessie is a commsy/campaigny/webby all-rounder with a long career in Australia's non-profit sector. In her current role at Amnesty, Jessie has worked on flagship campaigns aimed at ending the practice of offshore detention of asylum seekers, and reducing the overrepresentation of Indigenous young people in the justice system. She also headed up digital comms for Amnesty's 2015 anti-death penalty campaign in response to the imminent, and ultimately tragic, execution of two Australians in Indonesia. In her former role at The Wilderness Society, Jessie lead comms work for the successful campaign to save Walmadan (James Price Point) from the clutches of the gas industry. Jessie is an Australian Progress Fellow, and has previously spent a year working for UNICEF in Dhaka, Bangladesh, as an Australian Youth Ambassador for Development.