Nov 21, 2016
Jessica A. Walker B.S, RADT
Jessica shares some of her personal story of working through postpartum depression. We talk about some of the stressors that Black, African-American and women of color face during motherhood. Our conversation is a small part of the necessary conversations around how race, ethnicity and culture impact motherhood.
Jessica is a Joyologist, Reseracher & Your New Media Producer works as the president of JAW Research Institute, an online business education institute and social advocacy media enterprise.
Jessica is a standing contributor to California Task Force on the Status of maternal mental health with 2020 Mom, Speaker for stop stigma Sacramento a multimedia projects which aims to reduce stigma and discrimination that face individuals living with mental illness, NAMI California peer support workshop facilitator, Media start youth educator for national inst., Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development volunteer, bridge network helping incarcerated teen mothers, and works along side physician and psychologist to increase cultural competence in service delivery to mothers & ethnic groups.
When SHE ISN'T IN HER CLOSET HIDING OUT eating cookies and drinking milk. You can catch her using social media as a tool to spread awareness, educate the world, teach people how to use happiness in a professional and personal context to make a positive impact in the lives of others, show up in the world and make it happen every day. As a mother of 6, wife, dancer, sister and daughter, daily she suffers from lack of sleep and dehydration among other things but she wouldn't have it any other way.
Author of the forth coming book & Online course Happily Depressed - The Work set to be released in 2017
Her mission statement is Wellness in life & in business. Jessica A. Walker (JAW)
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