Female Empowerment 101: Julia Jackson
Women in the workplace has grown at a dramatic rate over the past century. As of today, women in the workplace have the potential to earn as much money as their male counterparts. Success is what you make of it and Julia Jackson demonstrates this notion brilliantly. Julia is the daughter of a great winemaker. Her father, Jess Jackson, was at the apex of his career when he started Jackson Family Wines. This was back in 1982 and the company would go on to bigger and better things throughout the years. On the other hand, Julia got her hard work ethic from her late father. She would also receive her savviness from her mother Barbara Banke. Julia has been around the business all of her life, but she really didn’t get serious about it until after she finished college.
Julia earned a bachelor’s degree from Scripps College in studio art, and she completed the Summer Institute for General Management program at the prestigious Stanford University. She even worked as a professional model for a short period of time.Julia is the very definition of female empowerment, and her nonprofit organization demonstrates this by example. Seeds of Empowerment is its name and celebrating female empowerment is the game. Julia has stated that her mother is a true role model. “She’s a brainiac,” said Julia.Jackson Family Wines does a great job of marketing and the international sales team visits many foreign markets such as Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand and South Korea. She is also in the process of helping the company revamp its image. Jackson Family Wines is doing it big, and it produces the best Pinot Noirs in the U.S. Its West Point wines are stored in steel and oak tanks, which delivers a unique taste. In other words, Julia Jackson embodies the term female empowerment.