With qualifications in environmental science, marketing and theology, Jessica is passionate about advocating for the reconciliation and renewal of all creation. She is also the founder and director of the Five Leaf Eco-Awards, an ecumenical environmental change program for churches and religious organisations. Jessica has previously worked with: Micah Challenge, Fairtrade Labelling Australia and New Zealand, and in multiple roles within the Uniting Church in Australia. She has also attended multiple national and international training programs and conferences, including the Green Steps Environmental Change Leadership Program (2006), Asia Pacific Youth Camp on Climate Change (2008), Youth for Eco Justice (2011) and the Emerging Leaders’ Multi-Faith Climate Convergence (2015). These programs have helped to convince her that we can achieve truly amazing things when we work together. When not working Jessica is mad keen reader, with a particular enthusiasm for eco-theology, YA and Historical Fiction.
Jessica's contact details are - Desk: 02 8838 8944 | Mobile: 0409 503 369 | E-mail: JessicaM@nswact.uca.org.au
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