Joy is an educator dedicated to social justice and equity. Her career began in early childhood education and has spanned the last ten years as classroom teacher, school leader, and nonprofit team leader.
She brings years of experience as an organizational leader who has guided multiple constituencies toward fulfilling a single mission using critical questions, deep listening, trust, and ultimately value-based action. With this perspective, she helps leadership teams escape the trap of binary, either/or thinking and get clear on how they can meet outcomes while staying grounded in their true purpose.
As a Leadership Coach and Facilitator for Leverage to Lead, she helps individuals step into the fullness of their leadership by recognizing their strengths, clarifying their values, honoring their unique journey, and taking steps to align actions with vision.
She helps purpose-driven organizations build processes and structures that empower a diverse staff to lead with innovation.
She believes we can achieve ambitious goals with humor and humanity, enjoying and connecting with each other and the work while we do hard things.