Jesse Stern

Jesse Stern founded KoreVoices, a digital organization with hundreds of thousands of people on social media, all united in an effort to help one another through difficult mental health related issues by sharing stories, and offering each other peer support. Jesse is an award winning former journalist who, prior to KoreVoices, spent 10 years filming issue driven documentaries across Asia and the Middle East.

Describe the Impact of a Project you’re focused on.

Twenty-four hours a day, our digital community of over 200,000 people are discussing issues around mental health. Our posts have been viewed over 40 million times, and people have left over 80,000 comments. Every submission and comment is read, and over 1,000 people have been referred to our professional partner organizations.

What results do you hope for when the impact is amplified?

With the proven ability to build large audiences around important issues, we have a unique opportunity to help millions of young people who urgently need it.