About Jessica Bennett
Jessica Bennett is a multimedia journalist and critic who writes on gender, sexuality and culture, primarily for the New York Times. She is the author of Feminist Fight Club, a millennial woman's guide to fighting sexism at work (HarperCollins, Sept. 2016), which has grown into a and an online community in the hundreds of thousands. She was the first journalist to profile Monica Lewinsky in a decade; has covered sexual consent on college campuses, spent time with Paula Broadwell, and writes a column on digital language for the Sunday Style section called Command Z.
Jessica began her career at Newsweek, where she was a staff writer and editor covering social issues. She went on to cofound a multimedia journalism initiative at Tumblr, and has consulted for a range of media outlets, from Cosmopolitan (where she helps edit a regular section on women and work) to Vocativ to Sheryl Sandberg's women's nonprofit, LeanIn.org, where she worked with Getty Images to launch a photography collection and grant program focused on diversifying stock imagery. She is also a former columnist at Time. She just really, really wants to help the New York Times expand its gender coverage.