Jackson Hyland-Lipski is an activist and filmmaker from New York City. He is currently the Global Coordinator for Women's March Global and has been working for the organization since early 2017. In November 2016, Jackson helped organize the Women’s March on Washington as Head of Web Development on the Women’s March National Team and continued in that role until the end of 2017.
Jackson was previously the Executive Assistant for the Alive Inside Foundation, which connects youth to elders living with dementia through music, education and empathy. The Foundation was created by Director Michael Rossato-Bennett after winning the Sundance Film Festival Audience Award in 2014 for his film Alive Inside.
Previous to his work in the non-profit sector, Jackson was mainly working in documentary filmmaking. During this time he had the opportunity to work on numerous award-winning films including the Netflix Original What Happened, Miss Simone? [Emmy Winning, Academy Award Nominated], Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1 [Academy Award Winning], Killer Bees [Hamptons Film Festival] and The Last Laugh [Tribeca Film Festival]. Jackson concurrently worked for Academy Award Nominated Producer Amy Hobby as Head of Development for her production company Tangerine Entertainment that produces women-led projects.
Jackson Hyland-Lipski graduated from Northeastern University in 2015, where he received a BA in Film and Philosophy with a minor in Writing.