Although Jessica has travelled to more than 30 countries, her favorite place to throw down her bag is still her hometown of Cold Lake, Alberta. A freelance journalist, Jess has worked for international development organizations and tour operators. She’s conducted workshops in Vanuatu, perfected the use of a satellite phone in the jungles of Guyana and supervised teenage pool parties in the Dominican Republic. Although she's based in Toronto, Jess works remotely from all around the world.
Verge believes international experience creates global citizens, who can change our planet for the better. This belief is at the core of everything we do. For nearly 20 years, Verge has produced quality events and resources to help people experience the world in a meaningful way, through opportunities to study, work and volunteer abroad.