Jennifer Mei is a Social Worker and Masters of Social Work student with over a decade's worth of experience working with people with disabilities.
The majority of her experience has been as a career practitioner in the context of vocational rehabilitation and employment counselling. Jennifer is passionate and committed to equity, diversity and inclusion work, and her approach comes from a desire to learn from and empower marginalized populations.
In a post-secondary context, Jennifer has worked as an Accessibility Services Advisor at Thompson Rivers University. In this position, she worked with students with disabilities who required academic accommodations in a classroom or exam setting. Currently, Jennifer is in the role of Accessibility Experiential Learning Coordinator in the TRU Career and Experiential Learning Department. In this capacity, she has been engaging with students, faculty, and employers to better understand how TRU can support students with disabilities in transitioning to a career and experiential learning environment. Over the past few months, Jennifer has been working diligently to develop an anti-oppressive framework for service provision and development of resources.
Jennifer is a down-to-earth humorous person who enjoys meeting new people. You can usually find her socializing, taking in live music, shooting bows and arrows and spending time with family. She only uses her full name in professional documents, such as bios, so if you get a chance to meet her, please feel free to call her Jenn.