Jourdan Saunders, MS, CCC-SLP, has been a Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) for over 10 years using her expertise as a Disability Inclusion Consultant as the Founder & CEO of The Resource Key which focuses on Inclusive Impact Branding to ensure People with Disabilities are included, and making meaningful connections with brands.
The Resource Key helps build brand marketing strategies with diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) embedded. They support businesses in the following areas: inclusive and accessible social media storytelling, community workshops/speaking engagements, creative strategy and consulting. The Resource Key is grounded on inclusive impact branding and building community.
Jourdan was awarded LinkedIn Top Voices 2020: Equity in the Workplace, established one of the first resource websites for students interested in the field of Speech Language Pathology (www.futureslps.com) which has received recognition worldwide, owner of one of the largest SLP resources groups on LinkedIn with over 19,000 members.
Her work has been featured in USA Gymnastics, American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA), MarketWatch, PopSugar, Association of University Centers on Disability, and Kennedy Center. Jourdan has developed inclusive gymnastics programs, reading literacy programs, and is the author of Our Reading Literacy Kitchen: Fresh Approaches to Target Reading Literacy Skills.
Her creativity, leadership, and diverse skillset is evident from her work as an advisor to companies and organizations ranging from digital speech therapy, gymnastics, international reading literacy initiatives, culinary industry technology platform, and many more.
Jourdan strongly believes that inclusion is an action that is embedded into our daily habits, it is not limited to one industry or setting. We are all in this together.