Head of University Support and Community
Jordan is currently Head of University Support and Community at Handshake, a career development and recruiting platform for college students. Jordan joined Handshake because she’s deeply passionate about empowering students and schools and leveling the playing field for opportunity. She’s been in the education technology space spanning prek through higher ed for over 10 years and has previously worked with universities, k-12 school districts, ministries of education, foundations, and the U.S. Department of Education and Labor/Apprenticeships with Google for Education, Remind, and Mathematica Policy Research. Jordan is also Past-President of Pomona College’s Alumni Association, was a Trustee, and has worked with its Career Development Office. Jordan is passionate about social justice and impact and advocating for and empowering girls and women of color in technology.
The path to success can be pretty different when you’re not a “white guy in a hoodie who dropped out of an Ivy League school”. In this panel, Jordan Pedraza, Maira Benjamin, and Cindy Alvarez will talk about how they made their way into management and leadership positions and what practices have brought them success. […]