Wendy-Jo Johnson is a native of Madison, New Jersey where she attended elementary, junior high and high school. She attended Cazenovia College in New York and University of Maryland in College Park, MD, and graduated with a BS Degree in Journalism. She has over 20 years of experience in the recording and entertainment business providing sales, marketing and promotions for artists.
She has worked for Atlantic Records in New York and PolyGram Records and Universal Music in the Washington, DC area. In addition, she also has experience in Federal Government meeting and conference planning. She is currently employed by National Public Radio in Washington, DC. Wendy-Jo is the past President of the Mid Atlantic Chapter of the Africa Travel Association where she was responsible for the promotion of tourism and travel to the continent of Africa.
The concept of Age of Awareness, Inc. was first inspired by her first family trip to the continent of Africa in 1996. Her African travels include: Egypt, Ghana, Tanzania, Kenya, Ethiopia, Ivory Coast, Senegal, Guinea, Nigeria, Morocco, South Africa and Cameroon. Other travels include: Dubai, Spain, Italy, France, Monaco, Jamaica, Bahamas, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Venezuela, Puerto Rico, St. Maarten, St. Thomas and the Cayman Islands.