Jessica Eise, PhD, is a social scientist, writer and speaker who specializes in strategic communication. She has a doctorate from Purdue University with advanced training in computational technologies and engaged research. Her primary areas of expertise include climate change, food security, agriculture and mitigation of global chronic stressors.

Jessica is currently working as an invited lecturer, consultant and co-PI with several universities. She is the founder and director of Clima y Café, a climate change adaptation digital information network and project tailored to the Colombian coffee sector based on extensive market research with the support of a diverse advisory board. She is also a co-PI on a Colciencias & U.S. Department of State research grant and  executive producer of the #Desarraigo digital campaign to raise awareness of climate change impacts on Colombia’s coffee farmers through empathy-building digital storytelling.

Jessica’s articles have appeared in CNBC, Salon, MarketWatch and Thomson Reuters Foundation News, amongst others. Her books include How to Feed the World, The Communication Scarcity in Agriculture and other works. Jessica has a master’s in Journalism and International Relations from New York University and formerly worked in international media production, new media and strategic communication.