Jenelle Marie Pierce
Executive Director, Founder, Sex Educator: The STI Project
Jenelle Marie Pierce is the Executive Director of TheSTIProject.com, the Founder of the herpes activists network, HANDS, and the Spokesperson for PositiveSingles.com. As an STI+ Sexual Health Educator and content creator, Jenelle is dismantling STI stigma through awareness, education, and acceptance.
Jenelle also tri-chairs the Communications Action Group for the National Coalition for Sexual Health (NCSH), and she is a member of the International Union Against Sexually Transmitted Diseases (IUASTD), the American Sexually Transmitted Diseases Association (ASTDA), the National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable (NVHR), the National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD), and The Intermountain West HPV Vaccination Coalition.
Jenelle's work has been featured in popular TV, radio, and print outlets such as: The Washington Post, CNN, Cosmopolitan Magazine, Jezebel, Forbes, HuffPost Live, NPR, Rolling Stone, Mother Jones, Refinery 29, The Daily Mail, Bustle, and many more. Current bylines can be found in SELF, HepatitisC.net, Kinkly, PornHub’s Sexual Wellness Center, and Allure.