A Texan described as having “never played by anyone else’s rules” by W Magazine, she is an outspoken voice for gender equality, female empowerment, and body-positivity.
She founded a non-profit media platform and product line to change the association of the female body from shame to celebration and prioritize women's physical, mental, and sexual health.
An award-winning filmmaker, she directed and starred in The Box with Jacqueline, and is releasing The Pussy Papers, a documentary about sex, censorship, and 5 letters that struck a national nerve, on International Women's Day.
Jacqueline studied Art History and Business at Emory University, earned a B.A. with High Honors from the University of Toronto, and completed post-graduate coursework in Lifestyle Medicine and Neuroscience at Harvard.
Nominated for the TED mainstage to talk about the connection between female sexuality and the global balance of power, Jacqueline is an impassioned voice for gender equality and mental health.
Certified in Compassion Cultivation at Standford’s CCARE Center, Jacqueline is a 500-hour yoga teacher and was named Director of The Wellness Institute in Dallas .
The founder of Photos for Health, the first company to provide user-generated art collections for hospitals, she has served as an advisor and spokesperson to clients and institutions including the University of Texas as Dallas and Indiana University Health.
For two decades, she juggled art consulting, acting, and spearheading philanthropic initiatives in the art world including charing The Venice Biennale on behalf of the United States. Known for her bold style and knack for playing weapon-toting, well-dressed villains, she was described by The New York Times as having “embodied the season’s audacious mood".
She global schooled her daughter throughout Australasia to study quality of life for women and produced a documentary for AMPATH’s Orphans & Vulnerable Children Program in Kenya with her son.
Her greatest honor is being their mother.