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Jordan Hewson

Jordan Hewson

Jordan Hewson is an activist and entrepreneur based in New York City. She is the Founder of Speakable which utilizes ttechnology to make civic engagement easier to be a part of world.

Personal Life

With her father, Bono

With her father, Bono

Jordan is originally from Dublin. She is the daughter of activist Ali Hewson and U2 lead singer Bono as well as the older sister to Eve Hewson, Elijah Bob Hewson and John Abraham Hewson. Jordan was born the same day as her father on May 10th. She is named after her father's good friend, Neil Jordan.

Education

Jordan as an Undergraduate degree in Political science and a Master's degree in Creative writing from Columbia University.[9]

Speakable

Hewson has years of experience working in the non-profit/NGO space.

She spent three years as a campaigner for Global Citizen, a social-action platform that aims to fight poverty and inequality.

Hewson is the Founder of Speakable which aims to use technology to make civic engagement more accessible.

Their flagship product, The Action Button, links publishers to NGOs and nonprofits.

How it works is articles dealing with issues that readers could take action on have an Action Button at the bottom of the page.

Readers can choose choose one of three ways to take action, like taking a poll, signing a petition, or donating to a cause.

Speakable has since partnered with 30 different charity organizations, including Amnesty International, Planned Parenthood, and ONE, her father's nonprofit focused on fighting poverty. The button is powered by an algorithm that matches the article with relevant NGOs.

Achievements

Since 2019, Hewson has landed a place in Forbes 30 Under 30 list. [9]

References

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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comWith her father, Bono
Jun 14, 2018, 8:20 AM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comA picture of Jordan Hewson
Jun 14, 2018, 8:20 AM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comWith her sister, [Eve Hewson](/wiki/lang_en/Eve_Hewson)
Jun 14, 2018, 8:21 AM
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Citation Linkimdb.comJordan Hewson on IMDb
Jun 14, 2018, 8:23 AM
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Citation Linkbusinessinsider.comJordan Hewson, the daughter of U2's Bono, just made it easier to donate to causes online
Jun 14, 2018, 8:33 AM
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Citation Linkfacebook.comJordan Hewson on Facebook
Jun 14, 2018, 8:36 AM
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Citation Linkrecode.netSpeakable CEO Jordan Hewson says activism can be as easy as ordering an Uber
Jun 14, 2018, 8:45 PM
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Citation Linkfortune.comMeet Jordan Hewson: The Tech Entrepreneur Who’s No Longer Just ‘Bono’s Daughter’
Jun 14, 2018, 8:46 PM
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Citation Linkwww.independent.ieBono's daughter Jordan Hewson features on Forbes 30 Under 30 for her tech company
Dec 17, 2019, 10:50 PM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comJordan Hewson (R) and Eve Hewson attend the 2015 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Graydon Carter at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on February 22, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California
Dec 17, 2019, 10:53 PM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.com(L-R) Alison Hewson, honoree Bono, actress Eve Hewson, and Jordan Hewson attend Glamour Women Of The Year 2016 at NeueHouse Hollywood on November 14, 2016 in Los Angeles, California
Dec 17, 2019, 10:53 PM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.com(L-R) Alison Hewson, honoree Bono, actress Eve Hewson, and Jordan Hewson attend Glamour Women Of The Year 2016 at NeueHouse Hollywood on November 14, 2016 in Los Angeles, California
Dec 17, 2019, 10:55 PM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comPhoto of Jordan Hewson
Dec 17, 2019, 10:58 PM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comPhoto of Jordan Hewson
Dec 17, 2019, 10:58 PM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comPhoto of Jordan Hewson
Dec 17, 2019, 10:58 PM