Jessica Hagy

Illustrator, Writer, Humorist



An article of fewer than 500 words and 10 simple drawings has created a new conversation that included 1.3 million page views, 35,000 facebook shares, 25,000 tweets and 3,300 linkedin posts. It’s been translated into several foreign languages and about to be made into a book.  And now, a TEDx talk.  Jessica will reveal what’s so interesting about this thing about “being interesting.”

About Jessica:

Jessica Hagy is an artist and writer best known for her Webby Award-winning blog, “Indexed” (www.thisisindexed.com). A fixture in the creative online space, Jessica has been illustrating, consulting, and speaking contributing to international media and events since 2006. Her cartoons also regularly appear in the New York Times, in her blog for Smithsonian, her online column for Forbes and many other major outlets. Her work has been described as “deceptively simple,” “undeniably brilliant,” and “our favorite reason for the Internet to exist.” She mixes philosophical concepts with humor and simple visuals, making even the most complex concepts immediately accessible and relevant.

Humorist and cartoonist, Jessica Hagy shares her secret of becoming an interesting person.  The formula is be:

Adventurous

Generous

Active

Strange

Caring

Humble

Daring

Original

Brave

Self-assured