Jill has traveled and lived all over the world and is fluent in Spanish, French and Italian. She's the Founder and Former CEO of the nonprofit organization Create Now, which she founded in 1996. Jill has devoted 25 years of her life to helping 50,000 youth from under-resourced communities in the Greater Los Angeles area to heal and thrive through therapeutic programs in the arts.She worked for 25 years as a script supervisor on award-winning film and TV productions in exotic global locations with A-list talent. Jill's script Gangsta Love was co-written with incarcerated youth and was a finalist in the Creative Screenwriting/Unique Voices competition. Another project (a high-concept tentpole screenplay), placed as a finalist in eight different writing competitions. Stay tuned for her memoir, “What You Give Is What You Get” - coming soon!
Jill was selected by the British Council as one of the first four Americans to go on a Global Xchange program to South Africa and Belfast in 2010. Through the US State Department, she gives presentations to international diplomats and influencers. She’s featured in the book 100 Making a Difference that includes Steven Spielberg, Oprah, George Clooney, Eva Longoria, Serena Williams, Dwayne Johnson, and many other celebrities. This high-quality coffee-table book will be available on Amazon at the end of 2021.