Founder’s Story About Us Walking Meetings Jessica Tunon
Jessica Tunon is the founder and CEO of Netwalking® LLC. Prior to founding Netwalking®, Jessica co-founded Beyond2ndNature in Austin, Texas organizing an America Walks Walkability Workshop led to the creation of the first standing Pedestrian Advisory Council in Austin, the coalition WalkAustin, and co-organized Austin’s first World Car Free Day in 2012. As a small organization and startup specialist, she helps companies’ budget, spot inefficiencies and finds opportunities for operations to be streamlined and improved for organizations at the headquarters of such leading companies as Franklin Templeton Investments, Whole Foods, Office Depot, Ashoka, and MITRE.
Jessica has presented at South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive, SXSW V2V, GoodxGlobal, The Swedish Institute, Latina Entrepreneur Academy, The Walking Summit and other events focused on social impact, green solutions, and women empowerment.
In 2014, co-created a promising idea called ElectroRest and became a winning finalist at the Smart Living Challenge, an ongoing platform to make daily life more sustainable in Sweden. Jessica holds a certificate in Walkable Urban Real Estate Development & Place Management from George Washington University and a B.A. in Business Management from Lynn University.
Jessica is active in the Washington DC community as a Commissioner with the Mayor’s Office on Women’s Policy and Initiatives, SheSource Expert, with the Women’s Media Center, Industry Advisory Board Member with the DC Career Academy Network and CEO Pledge for Physical Activity Committee Member promoted by the National Coalition for Promoting Physical Activity (NCPPA). Formerly volunteered with Social Good Summit + Austin, Pitch Black 2018, and at-large member with DC Pedestrian Advisory Council 2014-2017.
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Mission and Vision Statements
Mission: Netwalking About Us
Get people outside, make it easier to get to know each other and build meaningful connections and interactions for human, social and financial capital.
Vision: Netwalking About Us
- Create stronger and deeper personal relationships between people will be enhanced to encourage friendships and sharing of ideas.
- Bring people together through walking to build a stronger community that breaks down barriers.
- Increase local collaboration and group activities – activities bring joy to life.