Jacqueline Adams
Full Name
Jacqueline Adams
Job Title
Director of Education, Training & Evaluation
Georgia Culture Therapy
Speaker Bio
Jacqueline Adams (she/they) is a social worker, educator, and researcher who works with LGBTQIA2S+ populations with diverse identities to address systemic homophobia, transphobia, racism, cissexism, and systems of oppressions. She identifies as a Southern, out pansexual queer person in a lesbian marriage. Jacqueline believes most people are advocates in need of additional knowledge and action-oriented steps to feel confident in their advocacy! She currently serves Georgia Culture Therapy as their Director of Education, Training, and Evaluation where she offers therapeutic and diversity education services to nonprofits and for profits to develop trauma-informed and culturally affirming workplaces. She is also a contracted grant writer, researcher, DEI trainer, and evaluator. Jacqueline has supported LGBTQIA2S+ populations in K-12 schools, social services nonprofits, and higher education facilities as a LGBTQ Resource Center Senior Coordinator at the University of Georgia, and as the Education and Training Coordinator at Bowling Green State University. They have been awarded for their outstanding commitment to the LGBTQ+ community in Ohio and Georgia. Her most valued work has been working on the Executive Board for Athens Pride + Queer Collective. She holds a B.A. and M.A. from Western Kentucky University, a M.S.W. and a Substance Use Counseling Graduate Certificate from the University of Georgia. She is currently completing her dissertation for a Ph.D. in American Culture Studies from Bowling Green State University.