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Hi! Thank you so much for stopping in. I am dedicated to preventing sexual violence. My mission is to end violence by intervening the thought patterns one takes to commit an act of sexual violence. By harnessing my own experiences and years of academic and professional training, I've created thought provoking, behavior challenging talks and trainings which are sure to energize any audience to end violence too. So, what are you waiting for? Let's start this conversation today!

Life Beyond the Lies:
My Journey Through Violence

During this talk, I will share my own experiences of healing from child sexual abuse & intimate partner violence and discuss the lies I had to overcome in order to thrive.

Learning to Live Beyond the Lies:
Understanding Sexual Violence

During this talk, I will highlight the lies society teaches us about sexual violence though an interactive & introspective conversation. The audience members will learn to challenge their own views on sexual violence & what positive steps they can take to shift a culture of lies to a culture of truth.

" Jessica Teresi was a fabulous and informative speaker when she presented at Saint Thomas Academy. She has been invited twice and we can't wait until she visits this year.
- JOE SEIDEL, THEOLOGY TEACHER AT ST. THOMAS ACADEMY
" Her insight into the various areas that sexual assault reaches, including but not limited to advocacy, systematic barriers, and rape culture, was impressive. She welcomed questions from those with varying points of view and addressed each of them intelligently, honestly, and confidently.
- HEATHER KOLLING, 360 COMMUNITIES
" Jessica is a profoundly passionate and impactful presenter. Few people are able to articulate as artistically as she does. Her welcoming demeanor disarms any preconceived hostilities. Her authenticity produces instant trust between her and audience members allowing for everyone to leave feeling challenged, inspired, and engaged!
– J. Arthur Teresi, Author of the 7 Key Abilities
" Ms. Teresi's candid and engaging abilities as a speaker provide the audience with a safe and judgment-free atmosphere that is completely conducive to their desire to gain knowledge that is critical to their success in the advocacy field.
- John J. Thompson, JFHQ MNNG SARC
" Her talks have been very well received by the students here. Her charisma and intelligence draw students into her story and her research very effectively. Jessica connected with the students and it was clear they respected her story, her preparation and were completely engaged in the presentation.
- JOE SEIDEL, THEOLOGY TEACHER AT ST. THOMAS ACADEMY
" Her presentation was very engaging and relevant, while her commitment to the subject matter was apparent and contagious.
- HEATHER KOLLING, 360 COMMUNITIES
" Her knowledge of advocacy in relation to domestic and sexual violence victims goes far beyond most institutional learning platforms, and helps to expand the world views of those in attendance in other related areas such as healthy relationships, consent, appropriate behavior in the workplace, and the criminal/legal/medical process that victims of sexual or domestic violence will often experience.
- John J. Thompson, JFHQ MNNG SARC
" She presents a very intense and sensitive topic in a calm and non-threatening way which creates a milieu of trust and acceptance. She is an amazing presenter and person!
- JOE SEIDEL, THEOLOGY TEACHER AT ST. THOMAS ACADEMY
" Her persistence with insuring that as many students as possible grasped concepts like the dynamics of a healthy relationship, the necessity of consent, and the unfair pressures of society was infectious to those who worked with her. When presenting, she answered questions and provided scenarios that made the individuals think. Her impact on the students was captivating to see.
- HEATHER KOLLING, 360 COMMUNITIES
" Ms. Teresi is also very adept, compassionate, and empathetic when it comes to starting and continuing conversations that include some very difficult subject matter, which helps to create and sustain the high levels of discourse needed to continue our work in the advocacy field. In military parlance, we would consider Ms. Teresi both a Subject Matter Expert (SME) and a true force multiplier.
- John J. Thompson, JFHQ MNNG SARC