Speaker Details

Jessica Goldfin
Special Assistant to the President, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation

Goldfin joined Knight Foundation in 2007 as an intern and was hired as a journalism program associate in January 2008. In March 2011 she was promoted to the President's Office, where she assists the president and CEO and explores how games can be used to inform and engage communities. She previously interned in the publications department at the Art Institute of Chicago, worked as an archaeological data analyst at the Florida Bureau of Historic Preservation, and excavated in Chianti, Italy and Petra, Jordan.