Photo by Sharon Attia

Photo by Sharon Attia

Jessica Bennett is an award-winning journalist and author who writes on gender, sexuality and culture. She was recently appointed Gender Editor of the New York Times, the first person to hold that role.

Jessica is the author of the bestselling book, Feminist Fight Club: A Survival Manual for a Sexist Workplace (HarperCollins, 2016), which has been translated into seven languages, a podcast, and is being adapted for television.

Her writing has appeared in Newsweek, where she spent seven years as a writer and editor; Time.com, where she was a columnist; as well as Vogue, Cosmopolitan, the Washington Post and the New York Times, where she has covered sexual assault on campus, profiled female pot entrepreneurs, and was the first journalist to profile Monica Lewinsky in a decade. She also wrote a column on digital language called Command Z. (See more of her articles here.)

Jessica has spoken about journalism and gender at leading institutions and government agencies, including Harvard, Facebook, Cannes Lions, Thomson Reuters, and the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. She is the cofounder of the Lean In Collection, a photo initiative with Getty Images to diversify stock photography, which received the 2015 Trustee Award from the International Center of Photography.

Learn more about her book at feministfightclub.com or find her at an event near you.


Contact

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Speaking Agent
Wes Neff | Leigh Bureau

 

Literary Agent
Claudia Ballard | WME

 

Publicity Requests
Rachel Elinsky | HarperCollins
Ari Isaacman Bevacqua | NY Times

Film Agent
Kassie Evashevski | UTA
 

 

Feminist Fight Club-related Qs
Jamie Fass | Editorial Assistant

 

All Other Inquiries
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