I’m Polaris Project’s Online Outreach Specialist. Hooray!

Working for Polaris, writing for them and working to end modern day slavery was my dream job and I am starting this Wednesday. I did a fellowship with them two summers ago and have kept in shy contact every since and love the organization and the work. And did I mention I’m getting paid to write every day?

I’m feeling a strange mix of emotions. About the job, I feel this:

And this:

Thinking about walking into Polaris’s offices as an employee in DuPont Circle on Wednesday I feel this:

Thinking about what I means that I’m getting to run the social media for a national non-profit, I’m feeling a mix of:

And this:

But mostly, I’m deeply humbled and fiercely excited to get my work on.

See you in DC.

Inspirational Quote:

Love one another and you will be happy.  It’s as simple and as difficult as that.  ~Michael Leunig


  1. Jessica, I am truly excited for you, and I know you’ll do an awesome job! I look forward to seeing how much you’ll learn and grow while helping others in this position. But, meanwhile… I will miss you as a Berktern!

  2. I will miss you all too–I hope you like the shared project video and I can’t wait to see the amazing stuff you’ll do. 🙂

  3. Jessica, I am SO excited for you! You will be a strong asset to the organization, and I know for a fact that all your work will done with such fierce sincerity and dedication, so don’t you fret one bit! So proud of you, and can’t wait to hear more about your work Polaris Project! X

  4. I think I’m done traveling for the time being. I need to stop spending money! lol. I’ve posted a bunch of pics from my trip to Korea on fb. Miss you! xoxox

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