Founder and CEO, Callisto
Jess Ladd is the founder and CEO of Callisto, a nonprofit that creates technology to combat sexual assault, support survivors, and advance justice, such as an online sexual assault reporting system. Previously, she developed a series of online services for STD prevention and control, worked for the White House Domestic Policy Council, and took on such positions as sexual health educator, policy advocate, and researcher for a variety of organizations. Ladd also co-founded The Social Innovation Lab, an incubator for start-ups for social good, in Baltimore. She is a 2018 Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship recipient, a 2018 Ashoka Fellow, and a Senior TED Fellow.