Media & Press
KinderJam partners in Fairfax County Public School's Junior Achievement Day
Junior Achievement (JA) volunteer-delivered, kindergarten-12th grade programs foster work-readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy skills, and use experiential learning to inspire students to dream big and reach their potential. With the help of more than 213,000 volunteers, JA students develop the skills they need to experience the realities and opportunities of work and entrepreneurship in the 21st century global marketplace.
KinderJam Founder named National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) Greater DC 2015 Woman of Distinction
The Woman of Distinction award recognizes women in the greater DC area who demonstrate innovation in business, show strong support for women business owners, and promote and enable the women’s business environment. The NAWBO Greater DC chapter recognized El Brown, Gwen McKinney, and Kristina Bouweiri as 2015 Woman of Distinction Finalists. On June 3, the 2015 Woman of Distinction Award was presented to El Brown of KinderJam®!
KinderJam travels to Africa and serves the children of Nairobi, Kenya
KinderJam Founder, El Brown launched a community service effort in Nairobi, Kenya. In March of 2015, Brown traveled to Africa to spread the message of Literacy and Movement with the children of the Cheery Children Education Centre (CCEC) located in the heart of the Kibera slum. While there, a KinderJam Early Literacy and Movement session was facilitated for the children. Additionally, Brown spearheaded a stateside book drive and fundraising effort, resulting in the construction of the Cheery Center's new school library and the purchase of textbooks and school supplies.
KinderJam Founder appears on the Dr. Oz show for transforming her health and helping others do the same
On Friday, February 27th at the ABC Studios in New York City, El Brown taped a segment of the Dr. Oz show about her amazing journey to transform her health and the programs she has developed to teach, inspire, and encourage others to do the same.
KinderJam Founder receives the American Heart Association's Lifestyle Change Award
On Saturday, Nov. 8th at the National Mall before the The American Heart Association’s Greater Washington Heart Walk, El Brown was honored with the 2014 Lifestyle Change Award! The American Heart Association "Lifestyle Change Award” recognizes individuals who’ve made positive lifestyle changes to live longer, healthier lives and encouraged and motivated other to do the same.
KinderJam is Coming to Fairfax County
KinderJam is excited to announce that we will be offering KinderJam and BabyJam classes through the Fairfax County Parks and Recreation Department in Spring of 2015. Stay tuned for more information about times, location, and registration information.
KinderJam Founder Mentors at the US Chamber of Commerce, Center for Women in Business 4th Annual Mentoring and Networking Reception
CWB hosted their Fourth Annual Mentoring and Networking reception. El Brown served as a mentor to emerging women entrepreneurs. The CWB believes that mentorship is an important element of everyone's career—especially for women. Our Founder was honored to serve.
KinderJam Founder speaks to Military Spouses about balancing healthy living and motherhood
El Brown has managed to balance motherhood, entrepreneurship, and a healthy and active lifestyle. She shared her story to motivate and encourage Military Spouses at Military.com Spouse Buzz Summit.
KinderJam Founder on the panel "How She Built It" US Chamber Women in Busines Summit
Dispelling the myths and sharing the secrets help empower other women on their journey of entrepreneurship and flexible career options. El and other panel guests share how they built it.
The Little Business that Could: KinderJam as an Inc. Magazine Military Entrepreneur panel guest
Transitioning from the military and starting a new career, whether as a service member or a spouse, can be a seemingly daunting task. El Brown and other panel members share their lessons learned with other military entrepreneurs.
KinderJam Founder speaks on her growth as a Mompreneur at Inc. 500/5000 forum
Stay-at-Home Mom turned Mompreneur, El Brown speaks on the organic growth of her company and the application of strategic measures to help her expand her enterprise.
KinderJam Founder recognized for her service to military families and Military Spouse entrepreneurs by Oprah Winfrey
El Brown, KinderJam Founder and 2012 Army Spouse of the Year was acknowledged by Oprah Winfrey for KinderJam's contribution to the spouses and Early Childhood population of military communities.
KinderJam Founder invited to attend the 1st Anniversary of Mrs. Obama's Joining Forces Initiative.
Former classroom teacher turned Stay-at-Home Mom, El Brown learned firsthand the difficulty of moving with the military while maintaining a career. Brown came up with a solution to meet the needs of her son while building a career for herself and others. KinderJam has created flexible career opportunities for women with highly mobile lifestyles.
KinderJam In The News
The Huffington Post
Military Mom's 'KinderJam' Program Inspired by Autistic Son
American Express Open Forum
El Brown of KinderJam: How One Military Mom Got a Business Boost from Oprah
Ft. Bliss Bugle
Mommy and me KinderJam: Children learn through dance, song
KinderJam CEO El Brown: “A Vision Without Work Is A Daydream”
Early Childhood News
Catchy Tune Gets Toes Tapping!
Military mom's KinderJam program a hit in 5 countries
KSBW Action News 8
Central Coast woman nominated for military spouse of the year
Military One Click
What am I going to do with my little one today?
Huron Daily Tribune
Local tots get moving with KinderJam
KinderJam classes offer instructive play for preschoolers
Association of the United States Army
Military spouse-run businesses are growing at a fast rate
Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America
Women-Owned Businesses: Carving a New American Business Landscape