Jessica Scruggs holds a B.A. in Political Science and Public Policy from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and is a recipient of the Morehead-Cain Scholarship.
Prior to joining OneAmerica, Jessica was a Senior Analyst with the philanthropic consulting firm Global Philanthropy Group where she worked to help corporations, foundations and philanthropists understand issues from maternal mortality to education to poverty eradication and help them create change through innovative philanthropic strategies. She has worked as an ally, activist or advocate on many issues including LGBTQ rights, preventing violence against women, disaster relief and anti-racist organizing. Jessica has also worked as a community development worker, grant writer and translator in Guatemala, Mexico and Argentina.
Jessica currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Washington State Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and continues to work for social justice in Washington and beyond. Follow her on Twitter @JessScruggs.