Jessica Bautista

  • Associate Director of Communications & Public Relations

3701 Locust Walk, Caster Building, Room B8
Philadelphia, PA 19104
  • office: 215.573.8408
  • fax: 215.573.2099

Jessica is SP2’s Associate Director of Communications and Public Relations and is responsible for developing, writing, editing, scheduling and publishing SP2-related content for the School’s dedicated communication vehicles as well as Penn-wide publications including Penn Today, the Penn Current and Almanac. She also works to heighten and enhance the School’s presence in local, regional and global media and oversees SP2’s social media sites.

In this position, Jessica serves as project lead for major communications endeavors at the School, including annual magazines, the SP2 Penn Top 10, Power of Penn SP2: Advancing Knowledge for Social Impact campaign marketing, and a short documentary commemorating the 50th anniversary of the School’s Racism Sequence.

Jessica has been able to pursue her passion for storytelling, social change, the arts and education over the years as an award-winning reporter and communications specialist. She earned her bachelor’s degree in journalism from Temple University and has contributed to a number of publications, including the South Jersey Times, the SPIRIT Media Group, the Philadelphia Daily News and Montgomery Newspapers.

SP2 News

Faculty & Research, Global Engagement

International Experts Assemble to Examine, Investigate Public Health and Epidemics

On May 13 and 14, Jennifer Prah Ruger, PhD, and other international scholars and public health experts will assemble in...

Students from the MSSP 797 course in Havana, with instructor Azahara Palomeque

Student Life, Global Engagement

Social Issues Through a Global Lens: SP2 Students Reflect on Their Immersion Experience in Cuba

For students in the Master of Science in Social Policy (MSSP) program at Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2), having both a...

Faculty & Research

National Survey Examines Emergency Department Management of Deliberate Self-Harm

How routinely do emergency room staff members properly provide help to individuals who present for self-harm? Do they appropriately assess...

SP2 Student Emily Berkowitz presents at the APPAM Student Conference

Student Life

Students Present Policy Research on Housing, Immigration, Harassment

Four students from the Penn School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2) shared their research across a wide range of...

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