Setting Healthy Boundaries: How to Communicate What You Need for Successful Work-Life Balance
December 5, 2023
9:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. (AM Session)
Ayanna Jordan, Assistant Program Director, New Directions Career Center
Jami Phillips, Employment Specialist, New Directions Career Cen er
Cost $45.00 / 3 CEUs
Counselors and Social Workers
Ayanna Jordan is the Assistant Program Director for New Directions Career Center. She leads coordination, facilitation, and curriculum instruction for the Center’s career education services such as Workshop Wednesdays and Your Employment Success, a core career development course for women. Ayanna is committed to purpose-filled work that provides safe, inclusive and affirming spaces for women to thrive and build community while working on their goals. She is a certified personal coach who takes a trauma-informed approach to self-care education. Ayanna has over 20 years of professional experience in the higher education and nonprofit sectors – addressing equal educational access for first-generation college students and developing quality women-centered resources and programming that sparks personal growth and ignites real transformational change.
Jami Phillips is the Employment Specialist for New Directions Career Center. She received her undergraduate degree from Bowling Green State University and holds a bachelor’s degree in Communication. She started her career in recruiting with Management Recruiters International where she worked for 15 years with employers in central Ohio to land candidates. In 2006 Jami joined New Directions as a volunteer, assisting with outreach activities and classroom programming. After nine years volunteering, in 2015 she joined the staff as Employment Specialist. Working with clients to assist them in their job search and secure positions that help them achieve stability, as well as connecting Central Ohio companies to New Directions graduates, is something she is passionate about. In addition to assisting clients with employment services, Jami coordinates mentorship for the E³ (Educate. Empower. Elevate.) College & Training Prep and Tech Women of Color programs.