Jessica Eggert is passionate about building communities and tools that increase the economic mobility of women and underestimated people. She is the Founder & CEO of LegUp, a platform focused on keeping parents in the workforce by finding and enrolling busy families in childcare and helping daycare and preschool providers manage their operations. She also advises multiple organizations that support women and people of color.
Over the past ten years, Jessica has worked in, and led, business operations and HR for technology companies and startups across the U.S. and Europe, growing inclusive and diverse organizations at scale. Prior to starting LegUp, Jessica was the Head of Culture & Innovation at The Riveter, helping grow the company to 5 locations across two states.
Jessica is a working mom of 2 and spends her spare time with her family, mentoring and giving talks and workshops to support underrepresented women, and supporting one of her personal passions (theatre) as a Board Member of the Seattle Children’s Theatre.