Women Who Make a Difference: Meet Jessica Lisboa
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Meet Jessica Lisboa: Co-founder of the BelovED Community Charter School. Award-winning theatre educator & director. Author of This Season’s Gold. Advocate for mothers who have lost a child.
MORE ABOUT JESSICA:
- A World of Experience: Before her career as an educator, Jessica found her roots hustling on the busy trading floor in New York City and working as the personal assistant to Latin singer Marc Anthony.
- Giving Back: Jessica is the co-founder of the BelovED Community Charter School, created from the motivation to give young people in her hometown a space to receive great education...and her passion doesn't go unnoticed! Jessica was honored at the Tony Awards after being nominated by her students.
- Finding Inspiration: Jessica authors This Season’s Gold: A blog she created following the loss of her daughter, Ava. Covering everything from style tips to travel tricks, Jessica encourages women to feel inspired during challenging times.
- Looking Forward: Jessica is in the process of creating an organization called Raise a Heart. Her goal? To build a supportive community of families who have survived the loss of a child.
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