Speaking Engagements

Upcoming Events

Email jaburey@gmail.com for bookings and other inquires.

Past Events

October 25, 2018 | GlobalWA, VillageReach and DEI Community of Practice

Speaker, “Centering Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for Effective Communications”

Program Description: Join Global Washington member VillageReach as they share insights into their recent work to evaluate and organize their external communications using a diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) lens. The event will start with VillageReach’s President, Emily Bancroft, giving an overview of VillageReach and its DEI structure and story. Followed by Health Systems Manager, Jodi-Ann Burey who will present language and photography guidelines and framework. There will be a 30 minute audience Q&A session so participants are encouraged to bring samples of their own work or project as reference.

Here’s a key slide from the presentation about the criteria I developed to assess DEI in storytelling:


October 11, 2018 | Washington Global Health Alliance (WGHA) Pioneer’s Dinner

Awardee for Outstanding Collaboration between VillageReach and Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and Hawaiian Islands (PPGNHI) for our work in Malawi, “Health Center by Phone for Adolescents”.

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July 19, 2018 | Washington Global Health Alliance (WGHA)

Panelist, WGHA Diversity in Global Health Organizations Panel & Discussion

Program Description: Global health organizations recognize there is a strength in workforce diversity and often find themselves building cross-cultural teams in more ways than one country. How are WGHA member organizations addressing inclusion and creating diverse organizations here in Washington and abroad? Participate in an engaging panel discussion with WGHA members who are working to build diversity, equity, and inclusion in their organizations, and network with others interested and committed to building inclusive workplaces both here and in the field.