Jessica Bennett is an American journalist who writes on gender, sexuality and culture. She writes for The New York Times, contributing a monthly column on millennials and language, and was a former columnist at Time. A former staff writer at Newsweek, Jessica is also a contributing editor for, the nonprofit founded by Sheryl Sandberg, where she is the cofounder and curator of the Lean In Collection, an initiative to change how women are portrayed in stock photography. She has won numerous awards for her work in journalism.