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Rasheed Ogunlarn

It may take many voices for people to hear the same message.

Who is Jenna?
One Voice.

Jenna N. Finley, M.Ed. is a dynamic and multifaceted educator, who has over 15 years experience in Early Childhood Education (ECE). Jenna’s professional expertise centers around creating and developing online and or in person training curriculum specific for Early Childhood Educators and diversity, equity, and inclusion focused organizations. She is the Founder & Principal of Value Our Voices (V.O.V.) Consulting, LLC. Jenna is the Primary consultant assisting clients with the ongoing question of how to encourage diverse, equitable, and inclusive practices in their workplace. Jenna provides thought leadership for the development and implementation of proactive diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) strategies. The impacts of V.O.V. have ranged from mindset shifts, new approaches, policy changes, and practices.

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Who is Jenna?
Pink Earth
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V.O.V.'s Three Principles

Value Our Voices stands for Valid, Ongoing, and Vulnerable:


Valid, applicable, and impactful services.


Ongoing, continuous reflective learning.


Vulnerable, authentic relationship-based, growth focused strategies.

V.O.V. believes it is time to put intentional and embedded practices into action within the Early Childhood Education settings related to diversity, equity, and inclusion. This takes the desire to actively participate in Valid, Ongoing and Vulnerable collaborations so we may serve each other, all children, and all families to the best of our abilities with cultural humility.

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V.O.V.'s Commitment

Dedicated to fostering valid, ongoing, and vulnerable dialogues surrounding diversity, equity, and inclusion within the Early Childhood Education (ECE) community. Through professional development, consultation, and transformative discussions, we strive to bring awareness and catalyze change in the mindsets, approaches, policies, and practices of ECE professionals. By creating a safe space for dialogue and growth, we empower educators to embrace diversity, champion equity, and foster inclusive environments for all children. In addition to our focus on Early Childhood Education, we extend our consultation and coaching services to diverse sectors including the arts, corporate organizations, and any entity committed to practicing and applying cultural competency. We believe that fostering inclusivity and equity transcends boundaries, and we are dedicated to supporting all individuals and organizations willing to undertake the necessary work to create positive change in their communities.

V.O.V.'s Mission

Our mission is to champion change, foster involvement, encourage interactions, and promote engagement across differences within Early Childhood Education systems and workforce settings. Through our unwavering commitment, we strive to empower educators to embrace diversity, cultivate inclusivity, and create transformative learning environments for all children. Expanding beyond Early Childhood Education, we extend our expertise to consult and coach diverse sectors including the arts, corporate organizations, and any entity committed to practicing and applying cultural humility principles. Our mission remains steadfast: to foster inclusive environments and cultivate meaningful connections across all sectors, empowering individuals, and organizations to enact positive change within their communities

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Ginni Rometty
First Female CEO, IBM

Your value will not be what you know, it will be what you share.

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V.O.V.'s Services

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Professional Development

  • Cultural Humility Training Four-Part Series:

    • Self-Reflection & Critique

    • Building Relationships & Partnerships

    • Redressing Power & Privilege

    • Accountability & Consistency

  • Strategic Planning via Technology of Participation (ToP)®

    • ToP Facilitation Methods approach

  • VOV (Valid, Ongoing, Vulnerable) Dialogues & Workshops

    • Counteracting Unconscious Bias​

    • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the workplace

Consulting & Coaching

  • Fostering an Inclusive Climate 

  • Psychological Safety in the workplace 

  • Culture & Equity Assessments 

    • Qualified Administrator of Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI®) individuals, teams/groups, and organizations


Intercultural Development Inventory® (IDI®)

The Intercultural Development Inventory® (IDI®) is a statistically reliable, cross-culturally valid measure of Intercultural competence measured along the Intercultural Development Continuum® (IDC®) [adapted, based on IDI research, from the Developmental Model of Intercultural Sensitivity (DMIS) theory developed by Dr. Milton Bennett]. The IDI is the only theory-based assessment of intercultural competence. Unlike other tools that measure separate personal characteristics (e.g., open-mindedness, flexibility), the IDI allows you to see an individual’s or group’s progression along a continuum of cross-cultural competence. Because of this, the IDI provides in-depth insights on how individuals and groups make sense of cultural differences and how they respond to cultural differences. The IDI measures both one’s mindset and skillset.


Value Our Voices Consulting, LLC (V.O.V.)  is a Qualified Administrator of the IDI and can provide:

  • Individual assessment in coaching feedback and development of intercultural competence.

  • Group/team analysis in team building efforts.

  • Organizational-wide needs assessment for training design.

  • Program evaluation to assess effectiveness of various teams/departments.

  • Research and resources.

The IDI is a theory-based 50 item questionnaire that assesses the major stages of intercultural competence along the Intercultural Development Continuum. The instrument is easy to complete, and it can generate a graphic profile of an individual's or group's predominant stage of intercultural development and textual interpretation of that stage and associate transition issues.

Value Our Voices Consulting, LLC has obtained a license to use the IDI® from IDI, LLC.

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Recommendations : Voices From the Field

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"Jenna is a true educator dedicated to preparing others in order for them to appropriately educate and support children. She goes above and beyond to make sure her presentations and course projects/assignments are beneficial for her audience. She definitely challenges her college students to think differently. When you know better, you do better."

Dr. Leatrice Satterwhite
Director of Specialized Student Services


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Value Our Voices (V.O.V.) Merchandise

In 2025, we will embark on an exciting journey, launching a vibrant array of branded merchandise. From cozy hoodies to stylish T-shirts, sleek tumblers to elegant ink pens, and everything in between, our collection embodies the essence of our brand. With each item meticulously crafted, we aimed to inspire our community to carry a piece of our vision with them every day. Each item embodies our ethos: "Share your voice! Your voice matters!" As our community proudly wears and uses our merchandise, they carry with them a symbol of belonging and empowerment, fostering unity and connection.


Share Your Voice! Your Voice Matters!

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