The Purple Campaign was cofounded by two bicoastal millennial women: a lawyer and politico based in Washington DC, and a tech-industry business leader based in San Francisco, CA.


Ally Coll
President & Cofounder

Ally Coll is a graduate of Harvard Law School with experience at the intersection of law, policy and politics. She will draw from her work on policy reform in both the U.S. House and Senate, legal education on women’s issues, and experience serving in leadership positions on numerous federal campaigns to help the Purple Campaign achieve lasting change

Learn more about Ally’s background here.


Jessica Patterson
Executive Director & Cofounder

Jessica is a business leader with experience working in rapid-growth startup companies and management consulting. She will draw on her expertise building partnerships, brands and teams to establish the Purple Campaign as the organization leading the movement to end sexual harassment in the workplace. 

Learn more about Jessica’s background here.