Jess Jellings


Communications Manager |


Jess joined WomenVenture in July 2022 and works with all program areas to streamline their communications and outreach efforts. Before joining WomenVenture, Jess worked at Great Plains Institute in Minneapolis, focusing on communications strategy and content management. She's also worked with the Minnesota Twins and Pizza Lucé. 

On the weekends you can find her in northern Minnesota at her family cabin or wandering through the Minneapolis Farmer's Market. A former food blogger and cooking instructor, her current culinary adventures include making fresh pasta and collecting vintage cookbooks. 

Jess lives in NE Minneapolis and is the proud human to one obnoxious cat named FANG.

Interesting Fact

I once danced with Erik Estrada

Favorite Local Restaurant

Chimborazo and Nightingale

Favorite Movie

Rear Window

Woman I Admire

Jane Goodall and Edna Lewis