Jes Grobman is an activist and artist living in Washington, DC. In her work with DC Trans Power, Grobman helps to build trans-centric community spaces that work towards creating radical social change. Recently she coordinated the Trans Week of Action, seven days of events and actions across DC that focused on standing up and fighting for the trans community at all of its intersections. In her spare time, Grobman writes poetry and songs and hosts Speak For Change, a monthly open mic fundraiser focusing on the transgender community. Grobman was named one of the 25 Trans Pioneers of 2015 by The Advocate Magazine.