Jess Norman is an undergraduate student at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, where they are studying mechanical engineering. They are also minoring in aerospace engineering and international & global studies. After graduating this spring, they will be working at Pratt & Whitney, working on the turbine section of the jet engine.
During their time at WPI, they helped create training programs on campus to bring about increased inclusivity, assisted with the gender-neutral bathroom initiative, and helped found the oSTEM affiliate chapter. They are passionate about increasing acceptance and relationships between different identities, queer and otherwise, and supporting STEM education among disadvantaged groups.
During their free time, Jess enjoys reading books, learning ASL, and watching cooking competition TV shows.