Jessica Karpilo



M.S., Nonprofit Management, Johnson & Wales University

B.A., Geography, University of Denver


  • Nonprofit professional with a demonstrated history of working in civic and social organizations
  • Skilled in photography, digital marketing, social media, evaluation, SEO, and branding & identity
  • Background in geography and nonprofit management


Jessica Karpilo is a writer and a nonprofit professional who has written on the subjects of sustainable development and maps. As a nonprofit professional, she specializes in digital marketing, graphic design, photography, and evaluation.


Jessica earned a master's degree in nonprofit management from Johnson & Wales University. She also has a B.A. in geography from the University of Denver.

ThoughtCo and Dotdash

ThoughtCo is a premier reference site focusing on expert-created education content. We are one of the top-10 information sites in the world as rated by comScore, a leading Internet measurement company. Every month, more than 13 million readers seek answers to their questions on ThoughtCo.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population monthly. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone, and recently Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.