Jackson Hyland-Lipski is an activist and filmmaker from New York living in Edinburgh. He is currently the Global Coordinator for Women's March Global and Head of Web Development for Women's March. Women's March is a non-profit organization that formed from the Women's March on Washington, which on January 21st, 2017 was the largest protest in US History. Globally, there were marches on all 7 continents with over 600 marches worldwide comprised of more than 6 million people.
Jackson was previously the Executive Assistant for the Alive Inside Foundation, bringing memory and identity back to elders with dementia through music and empathy. The Foundation was created by Director Michael Rossato-Bennett after winning the Sundance Film Festival Audience Award in 2014 for his film 'Alive Inside'.
In 2014, Jackson worked at Radical Media as Archival Assistant for Emmy Winning and Academy Award Nominated 'What Happened, Miss Simone?', a Netflix original documentary about Nina Simone that premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2015. Jackson concurrently worked for the film's Producer Amy Hobby as Head of Development for Ms. Hobby's and Anne Hubbell's production company, Tangerine Entertainment, which produces films and other projects helmed by women.
Jackson Hyland-Lipski is a graduate of Northeastern University, where he received a BA in Film and Philosophy with a minor in Writing.