Edilah Jordan (also known as EJ) is the Deputy Director of Dream Corps TECH. Edilah manages cohorts and the various stakeholders involved, focusing on strengthening data management and reporting. She also procures corporate partnerships to cultivate cohorts nationally.
Prior to joining Dream Corps, Edilah’s professional background includes project management, community development and sales in both the non-profit and tech sector. Throughout her career, Edilah was consistently the highest grossing sales professional and produced several systems and tools that equipped her for her roles. She also created and implemented programs and sales processes that increased the growth and success of the companies she worked for. In addition, she has hired and managed teams of various sizes and delivered contract service level agreements, expectations and value propositions.
Born into the foster care system, Edilah quickly grew a love for serving impoverished communities. She obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Urban and Regional Planning from University of Illinois Urbana- Champaign. Edilah traveled to third-world countries and conducted sustainable housing and neighborhood revitalization initiatives. She believes everyone deserves an equal opportunity to education, homeownership, careers, and leadership.