Jennifer L. Bashant, Ph.D., LMSW, MA, founder of Building Better Futures, LLC, is an international keynote speaker, educational consultant, and author, with the mission to increase capacity, improve outcomes, and promote wellness in both the personal and professional arenas. She is passionate about her work, which is evident in her engaging, high-energy trainings and in her ability to connect with educators in a compassionate and authentic way.
Her approach is trauma-sensitive and strengths-based, and she seeks to foster collaborative relationships between educators and students as they work together as partners in learning. As a doctorate-level licensed social worker with over 20 years of experience, she shares her knowledge and expertise in a way that is heart-centered, practical, and relevant. Jennifer published her first book, “Building a Trauma-Informed Compassionate Classroom,” in 2020, and her “Positive Mindset Journal” in 2021. Jennifer also works as a therapist with Matcha Health.