changemaker • creator • founder
Emery Awards 2019
Held at Cipriani Wall Street, The Emery Awards honor the world's greatest LBTQIA allies and advocates and raises money for the Hetrick Martin Institute. As script and speechwriter for the evening, Jess has written for Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil, Monica Lewinsky, Brandon Victor Dixon, DC Comics, Amber Heard and this year's host,
Take Me To Coffee Podcast
creator • co-host
Why have just one mentor when you can have the whole internet? Broadway Unlocked's Jessica Ryan and Hamilton's Andrew Call sit down to coffee with Community's Danny Pudi, YouTube star & pianist AyseDeniz, Twitter warrior & historian Audrey Truschke & more.
Social Impact Supper Club
SISC is a monthly gathering of the world's most impactful change-makers across CSR, non-profits, film and the arts. Members come together to spark new ideas, collaborations and initiatives. As host of the December supper - Great Cause, Tough Story (inspired by The #Giveback Concert) - Jess brought together a panel of Broadway creators to dive into hands-on, sleeves-rolled-up, theatrical story-building that helps move hearts and minds.
The Broadway Unlocked #Giveback Concert
creator • showrunner
The #giveback concert re-defines what change looks like in the digital era by seamlessly blending live theatre, digital media and interactive technology that brings together a community inspired to action.
In New York City, Broadway, TV, Film and YouTube stars come together to weave stories of strength and hope and raise funds for the groundbreaking work of Crime Victims Treatment Center, where any survivor of violence can receive life-saving treatment - completely free of charge.
past • present • future shindigs