Jessica is our Program Manager. She oversees our programs, specifically our core initiative, the Variety SHINE Program which supports children with language difficulties to learn and achieve their goals. Jessica is a qualified speech pathologist and holds a PhD in language services from the University of Melbourne. She worked as a paediatric speech pathologist in school settings across the private and government sectors for six years before joining the team at Variety. Prior to that, she worked in disability support to enable and empower children to participate and engage with their community. Jessica’s outputs include a language screening tool and several research publications. She is passionate about supporting children in education so that they can SHINE and achieve their full potential.
You can contact Jessica at [email protected].