Before joining UNLADYLIKE2020, Willa Jones assisted documentary projects at The Documentary Group, where she conducted research for series, shorts and impact campaigns, promoted the company’s film and TV programs, and supported festival runs. Jones also conducted research and managed international grants, working with seven NGOs around the world, for Girl Rising, a film that became a global movement. Jones has worked with a range of organizations and communities to develop engaging programs, and help tell their stories. At the firm Project for Public Spaces, Jones managed a National Endowment for the Arts initiative that organizes design workshops in rural communities across the country to help revitalize them- creating plans for arts venues, parks, and hurricane recovery. Jones also developed and led workshops for girls in middle and high school at the organization ROW New York. Jones graduated from Skidmore College with a bachelor of arts in sociology, and a minor in dance.