Jillian Reddish is a writer and communications strategist who loves the challenge of crafting a message. Her commitment to higher education includes executive communications at Texas A&M University­San Antonio and the University of Washington. Inspired by Anita’s class on Leadership Through Story and Communities, she pursued additional leadership and social justice studies with the Alene Morris NEW Leadership Institute and the Business India “Half the Sky” study abroad class. Her articles on topics such as the future of transportation, or what breakfast tacos have to do with social justice, have appeared in The Seattle Globalist, Flip the Media and The Rivard Report in San Antonio.

Always enthusiastic about bringing people together, she’s applied her networking and organizational skills to facilitate connections throughout her time in the Comm Lead program, as well as with the American Marketing Association of San Antonio and other professional organizations. Coming from a liberal arts background at Trinity University, where she studied music and history, Jill is passionate about cities, travel, and access to higher education.

Ask me about: Talk to her about networking, communication campaigns, speech writing and professional presentations, editing, personal communication styles, career prep, working with academics, and making the most out of your time as a grad student (including study abroad!).