Jessica Smith

Jessica Smith is a former Australian Paralympic Swimmer, Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer at TOUCH talent management and consultancy, a public & motivational speaker and children’s author. 
As an accomplished speaker, Jessica has taken the stage at schools, universities, major corporations and community organisations - including the UN, where she shares her personal journey and expertise on diversity, inclusion & equality.

Jessica is also the mother of three young children. Her journey into motherhood inspired her to write a series of children’s books about disability and acceptance. After growing up with limited resources on these topics, Jessica wanted to create characters that represent what kids see in every day life. Her book series ‘Just Jessica” is about a young girl with one hand on her first day at school, where she learns that being ‘different’ is OK.