Jessica Valenti

Valenti is one of the Top 100 Inspiring Women in the world. Bestselling author and co-founder of award-winning blog,, she speaks on feminism, politics and defying gender norms. A leading voice in the #MeToo movement.

  • Columnist for Medium
  • Co-Founder of award-winning blog, Feministing
  • One of the most successful and visible feminists of her generation.” – The Washington Post
  • Named one of the Top 100 Inspiring Women by The Guardian
  • Leading voice of the #MeToo movement
  • Writings have appeared in The Washington Post, The Nation, The Guardian (UK), The American Prospect, Ms. Magazine, and Bitch.

Topics Include:

*Sexual Harassment*

*Sexual Assault*


*Rise of Feminism*

*The various ways women’s issues are a defining conversation in today’s political climate.*


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…absolutely incredible.

- Georgetown University

“Jessica was great!! We had an amazing turnout and her talk has already gotten some ideas flowing about a new approach to feminism on campus. I couldn't have asked for a better better speaker!’

- Amherst College

"Jessica is a powerful speaker who connects in an extraordinary way with college students. What a gift! Thanks for sharing her with us for a day!"

- Eckerd College

“We had high expectations for Jessica Valenti and she far exceeded those expectations. This was easily one of the most successful programs the Women's Center has had at Duke.”

- Duke University