by Jessica Abo
Jessica Abo believes life is about more than likes – and no matter where we are in our careers, relationships or level of activism – we are all a work in progress. Her book, Unfiltered: How to Be as Happy as You Look on Social Media was recently named #1 on Women’s Health Magazine’s list of self-love books. A sought after keynote speaker, Jessica’s speaking tour has taken her around the country including appearances at Facebook, Microsoft, Delta Airlines, TEDx, the United Nations and hundreds of conferences, nonprofits, universities, schools and events.
A multi-award-winning television journalist, Jessica started her own production company in 2013. Her videos appear weekly on Entrepreneur.com. Jessica’s YouTube channel profiles athletes, celebrities, CEOs and entrepreneurs, and highlights how they turned their own struggles into strengths. Jessica is excited to launch her collection of statement tees, hoodies and totes at Style360 during New York Fashion Week.
In her spare time, Jessica is passionate philanthropist, having raised more than a million dollars for several causes by organizing her own galas. Jessica sits on several boards and committees and contributes to their recruiting and fundraising efforts. Jessica received both her bachelor and master degrees from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. She has been cast as herself in several shows and movies including: House of Cards, Gossip Girl, Nurse Jackie, Girl Most Likely, Delivery Man and The Amazing Spider-Man 2. A New Yorker at heart, Jessica now lives in Los Angeles with her husband and their daughter.