Jess is the HR Coordinator at WiE, supporting the other teams through the advertisement, recruitment, and onboarding of new volunteers. She also assists with maintaining an overview of team activities, dispute resolution, increasing the opportunities and skills of team members, finding ways to diversify the organisation, as well as developing it's organisation culture. Outside of WiE, Jess is a PhD candidate at the Institute of Socioeconomics, and a researcher for the Gerhard Mercator Graduate College for Open-Mindedness, Tolerance and Public Engagement at the University of Duisburg-Essen. Her research focuses on feminist and action-oriented approaches to understanding local social economies. In her free time, Jess enjoys spending time with friends and family, practising yoga, playing video games, cooking, and gardening.