Jessica in museum smiling and wearing a black cardigan

Jessica Wade

Relationship Management Analyst

Jessica joined the Science History Institute in 2013, when the Institute was known as the Chemical Heritage Foundation. As a member of the development team, she is responsible for prospect research and management. Prior to the Institute, she worked at the National Constitution Center and the Historical Society of Pennsylvania.

Jessica obtained an MA in European history from Villanova University and a BA in history with minors in sociology and religious studies from Lynchburg College. She is a member of Apra International (formerly Association of Professional Researchers for Advancement). She co-chaired Apra’s Membership Committee (2021–2023) and also served on the board of Apra Pennsylvania (2018–2023).