Motivational Blogger & Self-Published Author
Jacqueline P. (Jackie) Walker was born in Jamaica, West Indies, and raised in Washington, D.C. She recognizes the power of storytelling to educate, encourage, and entertain, which inspired her to become a motivational blogger and self-published author. Jackie uses her experience, knowledge, and training to craft written content that encourages and inspires readers. She has contributed articles to the EverydayPower inspirational site. Her essay, "Disrupted Not Defeated," appears in The Caribbean Writer - Volume 36 (an international, refereed literary journal with a Caribbean focus published annually by the University of the Virgin Islands).
Jackie holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree (Liberal Arts with three concentrations: Psychology/English/Communication Arts) and earned professional certificates in Workplace Communications, Data Analytics, Business Strategy, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. A Certified Professional Technical Communicator (CPTC), Jackie has over 30 years of leadership experience and held corporate management positions in Project Management, Customer & Business Communications. She is also a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.
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A Season of Disruption is a memoir celebrating Caribbean heritage and paying homage to generations of Caribbean mothers whose courage and determination saved their families and created success opportunities for the generations that followed. The story recounts a mother and her children's parallel journeys after a tragic triggering event results in a necessary but unexpected separation. This story is about perseverance, life-changing, legacy-defining decisions, and the ability to withstand challenges that often defeat families.