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February 8, 2018

IWRI Welcomes Jordan Green

Jordan Green joined IWRI in January 2018 as a research coordinator for the “My Peeps” project, a group intervention for young males (aged 13-18) who have sex with males, which is being translated into a mobile health web-application for smart-phones.

Photo of Jordan GreenJordan is a native of San Francisco, where he worked as a health educator for several years from the age of 13. He moved to Portland, Oregon to attend Portland Community College, where he worked as a student coordinator for the Wacipi Powwow. He later transferred to Portland State University, where he worked as the school’s first ever Queer Student of Color Coordinator, designing and coordinating the first and second annual Queer Student of Color Conference, which was the first ever conference of its type in the Pacific Northwest, attracting international attendees and conference presenters. He graduated from Portland State University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Community Health Education, focusing on epidemiology and the social determinants of health.

After college, Jordan went on to work with the Oregon Health Authority, Multnomah County, Cascade AIDS Project, before returning to Portland Community College (PCC)’s Multicultural Program as a Program Assistant, coordinating the PCC WACIPI Winter Powwow for two years. Each year, the Powwow had thousands of visitors and participants, and raised money for the PCC’s Diversity Scholarship.

Jordan moved to Seattle to deepen his design and research skills, attending the General Assembly’s User Experience Design Immersive (UXDI), a nine-week program on Human Centered Design principles. Before coming to IWRI, Jordan worked at Gay City: Seattle’s LGBTQ Center as their Communications Designer and HIV Tester.
Jordan currently lives in Seattle with his partner and two cats to which he is allergic (the cats, not the partner.)