Jess began her involvement with Retina Australia through her non-profit platform on Instagram, ‘Courage Against RP,’ which she launched in 2016 with all funds raised going directly to Retina Australia. She was appointed to the National Board as a Director in October 2021.
Jess’ passion for building awareness, community, resources, & raising funds for inherited retinal diseases, particularly Retinitis Pigmentosa, comes from her personal experience of having a dad who has Retinitis Pigmentosa.
Jess has almost 20 years of qualified experience in business operations, management, finance, marketing, & administration across a range of industries, as well as having been a health & wellness podcast host, & a certified nutrition & fitness coach.
In addition to her work with Retina Australia & Courage Against RP, Jess is currently a host on the Instagram Live talk show, ‘The Courage Journey,’ & she is a writer & interior designer.