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Jesse is an Articles Editor at Newsweek, covering education, culture, women’s issues, and health. She has written on everything from end of life health care, to her parents’ experiment with gender neutrality to Americans’ unhealthy obsession with their pets. She co-authored a story about sexism at work that marked the 40th anniversary of a landmark gender discrimination suit against Newsweek, and co-authors a related blog, The Equality Myth.

Jesse grew up in Maine, graduated cum laude from Barnard College, and received a Masters of Science from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.