Director of Programs and Operations | CAPE
Jess Ju is the Director of Programs and Operations at CAPE, a non-profit organization that champions diversity by connecting, educating, and empowering Asian American and Pacific Islander artists and leaders in entertainment and media. At CAPE, she oversees pillar programs such as the CAPE New Writers Fellowship and the CAPE Leaders Fellowship.
Born and raised in Los Angeles, Ju has worked with numerous non-profit organizations in Los Angeles and the Bay Area. She graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a double major in Theatre and Performance Studies and Media Studies. Prior to CAPE, Ju was the Assistant Company Manager at American Conservatory Theater, San Francisco’s largest non-profit theater, and spent several summers interning with East West Players.
Ju is also a co-founder and producer of BAD Repertory Theater, an Asian American sketch comedy and improv group based in the Bay Area.