Jess Strait

Data Systems Manager

Jess is a graduate of Penn State University with a B.S. in Data Sciences and a minor in Entrepreneurship & Innovation. In her role, she oversees IT operations at Days for Girls. She specializes in business intelligence, database administration, and machine learning.

Jess was involved as a Days for Girls volunteer for 4 years as a founder and president of the Penn State club. Her work there included leading a campus-wide menstrual cup distribution, co-instructing a course on menstrual equity, developing a menstrual health needs analysis, and running sewing operations for the club. Her undergraduate thesis also focused on period stigma among college students.

In her free time, Jess loves hiking, practicing yoga, and watching cooking shows.