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Jess VosseteigYoung Woman of Impact

Jess Vosseteig (Jess Voss Art) is a queer illustrator and writer born and raised in Colorado. Partnering with brands and organizations like Dr. Martens, Lush, Ulta, the Ms. Foundation for Women, Facebook/Meta, and more, her work focuses on inclusivity, empowerment, and creating conversations surrounding feminism and the queer community. Jess loves illustrating to empower all genders, break stereotypes, and promote body positivity/neutrality. Jess wants her audience to feel seen and heard in her work, be empowered to be themselves, educate others, and push societal norms. You can find more of their work and shop at and on socials @JessVoss_Art.

Marlena Fejzo, Ph. D. – Victoria J. Mastrobuono Award

Marlena Schoenberg Fejzo, Ph.D. is a medical scientist whose research focuses on conditions and diseases that primarily affect women. She received a Ph.D. in Genetics from Harvard University in 1995. Currently she works in the Center for Genetic Epidemiology at the University of Southern California and Materna Biosciences, Inc. She has published peer-reviewed scientific articles on ovarian cancer, breast cancer, multiple sclerosis, and discovered the first genes associated with uterine fibroids, nausea and vomiting of pregnancy, and hyperemesis gravidarum. She is a science advisor and board member for the Hyperemesis Education and Research Foundation.