Jourden is an organizational strategist who thrives at the intersection of social change and enterprise. Equipped with a unique mix of skills, Jourden seeks out the most creative and viable solutions to knock out systemic issues that impact the Black and other marginalized communities. Using a lens of generational consciousness, her inspiration for solutions connects the dots from ancestors and elders, and draws a line in pencil for the generations to come.
Jourden has strong experience in the nonprofit sector at the national and local levels, as well as in higher education. She previously served Frontline as advancement coordinator, acting as a liaison between marketing and communications and new business development. An advocate for HBCUs, Jourden earned a master’s degree in religious studies with a concentration in social justice and ethics from Howard University and a bachelor’s from Hampton University.