As the United Nations World Food Programme’s (WFP) Youth Ambassador, Jessica has just returned from a visit to Syrian refugees in Lebanon and Jordan where she witnessed their remarkable strength in facing arduous daily challenges resulting from the conflict in Syria.
Today, 15 May, 2015 marks five years since Jessica stopped the nation and sailed back into Sydney Harbour, after 210 days at sea during her solo, non-stop and unassisted voyage around the world.
A documentary titled Hello This is Australia aired recently and featured Jessica. For those who missed it, click on the below link - Jessica's segment starts at 18:58 https://au.tv.yahoo.com/plus7/hello-this-is-australia/-/watch/27034077/hello-this-is-australia-thu-9-apr-special/
Jessica was in Sydney this week, to help launch MTA’s (Mobile Travel Agents) exciting new ‘Zero Flight Risk ™’ offering.
As the sun is about to set on 2014, Jessica is looking forward to a busy and productive year ahead in 2015.
This weekend marked five years since Jessica, set sail aboard Ella’s Pink Lady and departed Sydney Harbour, Australia, on Sunday, 18 October, 2009, in her attempt to become the youngest person to sail non-stop, solo and unassisted, around the world.
Jessica today had the pleasure of meeting the US Secretary of State John Kerry, whilst visiting the National Maritime Museum in Sydney, as she joined him with a group of school students on a tour of the Endeavour replica tall ship.
Jessica is proud to be supporting the 47th Sydney International Boat Show which will have a different look to it this year.
We all would like to wish you a very happy 21st birthday today Jessica!