Jessica is a Doctoral Researcher on the TLang project. Based in the School of Education at the University of Leeds, she is undertaking research into translation and translanguaging in community arts in the Gipton and Harehills area of the city. Previously, Jessica worked in the Arts team within Educational Engagement at the university for over nine years, developing and managing projects with schools and colleges to promote modern languages and art . She holds an MA in Applied Translation Studies from the University of Leeds and a B.A. in French with Spanish from the University of Newcastle.