Jessica Robinson Safe America Foundation
Jessica Robinson Safe America Foundation
Founder & CEO of PurePoint International
Jessica Robinson stands for safety, freedom, and inclusion. She worked with a Fortune 50 company leading and supporting a $600M business and worked with the 2015 US Open. She has completed safety & security training for nearly 500 people from 14 different countries and has created and consulted on cyber risk mitigation plans for international organizations.
Her vision for a safe and empowered workplace became PurePoint International.
Founded by Ms. Robinson, PurePoint International, a holistic boutique security firm, is the #1 security company for women-owned & women-led businesses globally. PurePoint International is a social enterprise that bridges the gap between physical and cybersecurity. With their unique business model and launch of their new innovative training, Safe Spaces Organizational, and Leadership Training, PurePoint was recently awarded the JCI Philippines-New York ICON Award for International Affairs and Women’s Security.
As CEO of PurePoint International, Ms. Robinson helps people and companies to be safe and helps companies protect their profitability and their reputation. As a security expert and outsourced CISO/CSO, she provides cyber technology solutions, conducts risk assessments and employee training on cyber and physical security, information protection, and threat prevention. PurePoint International provides affordable physical security and cybersecurity consulting services for financial services, law firms, health services, social enterprises, international non-profits, conscious business leaders in journalism, fashion, beauty, retail, luxury, and women founded, owned or led businesses. Through their program Security for Social Impact, PurePoint International provides no-cost services to organizations with an operating budget of $1.5M or less.
Ms. Robinson has spoken at the Social Venture Network Conference, United Nations, Microsoft, Filipino Press Club NYC, Tribeca Film Festival Anti-Summit, Kaplan International, William Patterson University, NAWBO-NYC, OWASP-Brooklyn, ACEDS Conference, Commission on the Status of Women Conference (CSW), Peace Conference at the United Nations, and numerous other organizations, has published articles with various publications including Security Director Magazine, and was selected as a 2015 Women of Distinction by Women of Distinction Magazine. Ms. Robinson has been featured in the BBC, CNN and interviewed by numerous talk shows, radio shows and podcasts and is a Women’s Media Center SheSource Expert.
Formerly, Ms. Robinson served on the Washington DC Police Foundation’s Women’s Committee and on the NYC Police Foundation’s Crime Stoppers Committee, and is involved with security industry organizations such as ASIS International, Women in International Security, Women in Technology, and the International organization of Black Security Executives, among other organizations.
Ms. Robinson was a 2014 Fellow with IMPACT Leadership 21, completed an Executive Education Certificate, with the Institute of Personal Leadership, at Columbia University Business School in 2013 and was a Fellow with the Impact Center in 2012. She received her Master’s in Public and International Affairs with a strong focus in Security & Intelligence Studies from the University of Pittsburgh and earned an East Asian Studies Certificate with a focus on China. She received a B.S. from Western Illinois University, in Law Enforcement and Justice Administration, where she played Division I soccer and graduated with honors. She initially double majored in Law Enforcement and Computer Science in college until she quickly discovered what became one of her true loves: international affairs. Though Ms. Robinson left behind her Computer Science training, and eventually received her master’s in Public and International Affairs, her passion for IT and cyber related security issues continues now through her work.
Ms. Robinson is currently serving on the board of international non-profit World Pulse, and formerly part of the Emerging Global Leader Circle with Impact Leadership 21, and the United Nations Women Committee on Public/Private partnerships. In 2014, she was recognized as a Rising Leader by the African American Alumni Council at the University of Pittsburgh. Ms. Robinson is passionate about supporting people in living the most courageous and secure life possible at work and at home, human rights, women’s global leadership and ending violence against women and girls globally.