"Though one may be overpowered, two can defend themselves. A cord of three strands is not easily broken." Ecclesiastes 4:12
Jesse Frank, Lead Volunteer Prayer Coordinator
Jesse was appointed to serve as an Inclusive Diversity Specialist in the National Nuclear Security Administration’s (NNSA) Office of Employee Empowerment in March 2016. She provides Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey analysis for program and field offices enterprise-wide. Jesse supports efforts to lead a diverse, inclusive, and empowered workforce. She was selected to participate in the on Mid-Level Leadership Development Program.
Earlier in her career, she worked at the Office of Personnel Management (OPM). Reporting to the Director of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Jesse served as a Diversity Assistant. She was responsible for assisting with the coordination of government-wide efforts to promote a diverse and inclusive federal workforce. In that role she wrote and edited newsletters that were distributed to employees throughout the government; supported managers in carrying out priorities and actions necessary to accomplish the Government-wide Diversity and Inclusion Executive Order and Strategic Plan; created and managed the Diversity and Inclusion in Government web pages; resolved concerns related to employment of people with disabilities; reviewed Federal Equal Opportunity Recruitment Program reports; and provided logistical support for the Hispanic Council on Federal Employment.
Additionally, Jesse had a significant involvement in the New IQ Master Game-Changer Course, which encourages valuing people with unique experiences and perspectives, addresses unconscious biases within organizations, and promotes inclusive workplaces that exhibit the five inclusive habits of being fair, open, cooperative, supportive, and empowering. In 2012, Jesse won the OPM Director’s Award for New Employee Excellence due to her outstanding service.
She was born with spina bifida in New Orleans, Louisiana and raised in Destrehan, Louisiana. Jesse graduated from Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan in 2010 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science.