Diana Elizabeth Jordan, MFA/OTA

Diana Elizabeth Jordan, MFA/OTA

Diana Elizabeth Jordan - Motivational Speaker

Actor, Speaker, Diversity & Disability Inclusion Consultant

Diana is a living example of triumphing over adversity and resiliency. Diagnosed with cerebral palsy (which mildly affects her speech and gait) around age 2, she grew up with a determined to not to let adversity stand in the way of achieving her dreams. Diana was the first actress with a disability to obtain a Masters of Fine Arts in Acting from California State University Long Beach. As an award winning actress, she has been cast in over 40 plays, film and television. She has been speaking on her life experiences since she was in high school. Diana launched The Rainbow Butterfly Caf, an Edu-Taiment Production company in 2015. Diana is committed to using her combined skills to entertaining, impacting and empowering audiences in inclusive diversity, the disability experience, dream manifestation, team building and empathy. Whether portraying a character or sharing a personal story, Diana touches the hearts of audiences with her humor, creativity, vulnerability and honesty.

Fee Range: Varies
Travels from Los Angeles, CA (US)

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Diana Elizabeth Jordan, MFA/OTA
Diana Elizabeth Jordan - Motivational Speaker

Actor, Speaker, Diversity & Disability Inclusion Consultant

Diana is a living example of triumphing over adversity and resiliency. Diagnosed with cerebral palsy (which mildly affects her speech and gait) around age 2, she grew up with a determined to not to let adversity stand in the way of achieving her dreams. Diana was the first actress with a disability to obtain a Masters of Fine Arts in Acting from California State University Long Beach. As an award winning actress, she has been cast in over 40 plays, film and television. She has been speaking on her life experiences since she was in high school. Diana launched The Rainbow Butterfly Caf, an Edu-Taiment Production company in 2015. Diana is committed to using her combined skills to entertaining, impacting and empowering audiences in inclusive diversity, the disability experience, dream manifestation, team building and empathy. Whether portraying a character or sharing a personal story, Diana touches the hearts of audiences with her humor, creativity, vulnerability and honesty.

Fee Range: Varies
Travels from Los Angeles, CA

Affiliations:
  • The National Speakers Association
Diana Elizabeth Jordan, MFA/OTA - Motivational Speaker

Diana Elizabeth Jordan, MFA/OTA

Actor, Speaker, Diversity & Disability Inclusion Consultant

Diana is a living example of triumphing over adversity and resiliency. Diagnosed with cerebral palsy (which mildly affects her speech and gait) around age 2, she grew up with a determined to not to let adversity stand in the way of achieving her dreams. Diana was the first actress with a disability to obtain a Masters of Fine Arts in Acting from California State University Long Beach. As an award winning actress, she has been cast in over 40 plays, film and television. She has been speaking on her life experiences since she was in high school. Diana launched The Rainbow Butterfly Caf, an Edu-Taiment Production company in 2015. Diana is committed to using her combined skills to entertaining, impacting and empowering audiences in inclusive diversity, the disability experience, dream manifestation, team building and empathy. Whether portraying a character or sharing a personal story, Diana touches the hearts of audiences with her humor, creativity, vulnerability and honesty.

Fee Range: Varies
Travels from: Los Angeles, CA

Affiliations:
  • The National Speakers Association

For more information about booking Diana Elizabeth Jordan, MFA/OTA,
Visit https://www.speakermatch.com/profile/DianaElizabethJordan/
Or call SpeakerMatch at 1-866-372-8768.

Watch Your Head by Lynda Rodriguez
For Your Consideration A RE-Imagined Approach To A Traditional Keynote Address

--------------------------- Ms. Jordan embodies the part in Watch Your Head and her joy in acting is evident in performance. I can imagine her role as an inspirational keynote speaker/performer or as an educator. Mimi Savage PhD, RDT SoCal NADTA Chapter President WHAT IF Your next conference keynote CAPTIVATED your attendees, DEMANDED 100% of their attention, ENTERTAINED, and INSPIRED AND EMPOWERED THEM Instead of a lone speaker standing at a podium with a Power Point … You are invited to consider the one-woman show “Watch Your Head” – which tells the story of an actress’s hilarious and heartbreaking journey of Recovery, Re-Discovery & Self Acceptance following a brain injury (hemorrhage).Written by prolific playwright Lynda Rodriquez ( www.ellesviews.com) and directed by Paul Kampf, Performed by award winning actress Diana Elizabeth Jordan Walk with one woman, step-by-step, immersed in her journey, through the event, her time in the hospital and rehabilitation, her recovery, and ultimately her re-self discovery and self acceptance of her new "normal" Attendees will come to a new understanding by hearing the person’s journey. A decision to heal despite adversity Real experience (such as lying in the hospital bed while insensitive hospital employees talked about her as if she wasn't there. Audiences are transported on a emotional journey with the character Audiences increase awareness of empathy and understanding. “Seeing is believing and conversation is richer and more available with performance as a starting point.” Watch Your Head” is performed by actress Diana Elizabeth Jordan, who herself has a disability (cerebral palsy which mildly affects her speech and gait) and uses her life experiences to infuse the role with raw and rich emotions. The performance is followed by a Q&A with Diana where she shares her journey of living with her disability, mental illness (depression & anxiety) and how she has learned resiliency when faced with adversity. Additionally Diana shares with the audience her 10 Power Strategies To Consider For Cultivating Resiliency & Triumphing Over/Coping With Adversity. WHAT AUDIENCES ARE SAYING Diana Elizabeth Jordan is a marvelous actress. Ping Ho, MA, MPH, Founder and Director, UCLA Arts and Healing Diana's work is fantastic. Oliver Diana is a powerful and captivating actress. She shines in this piece. Shannon It felt like she was telling me her life story. Chris Diana can move one to tears and laughter, sometimes at the same time. Rayshell Honest and vulnerable. Sena POTENTIAL OBJECTIVES A) aligns with corporate and collegiate diversity training initiatives, B) encourages empathy and understanding, C) offers strategies and tools for cultivating resiliency, D) fosters disability sensitivity and respectful disability language, E) supports opportunities for self- expression, F) encourages team building skills , thought provoking dialogue and communication. F) supports personal growth G) supports professional development