About Jalayna

Jalayna Carter has spent most of her life mesmerized by stories and made it official by studying literature and journalism in the Midwest.

She’s had the honor of working for an award-winning local broadcast station, a national nonprofit dedicated to citizen enrichment around political issues and candidates, and an award-winning print newsroom attached to one of the top ranking journalism schools in the United States.

Her interest in┬ádiverse literature, places and people inform her ability to communicate across barriers and find new ways to make connections and form relationships. Digital community engagement has become a passion of hers while community organizing and project management are skills she’s always eager┬áto gain more experience in.