Jesse Paris Smith
Pathway to Paris Co-Founder
Jesse Paris Smith is co-founder of Pathway to Paris, a composer, instrumentalist, activist, and producer. She has been performing, producing events, and collaborating with other musicians and artists since 2004. It was in the same year that she committed herself to environmental concerns. She is a graduate of the Sound and Music Institute, a training focused on integrative practices of therapeutic soundwork, a Performance Wellness practitioner, and Grief Recovery Specialist. She is on the Associate Board of Tibet House US, and has been a regular performer of their annual benefit concert since 2008. In September 2014, Jesse and cellist, Rebecca Foon launched Pathway to Paris, a non-profit organization focused on raising awareness of the urgent importance of establishing a legally binding global climate agreement, and turning that agreement into reality.