Joy Azikiwe is Senior Specialist of Staff and Labor Relations in the Division of Human Resources at the University of Pennsylvania. She is responsible for supporting and developing comprehensive staff and labor relation plans as well as developing, implementing and maintaining a comprehensive staff relations program for the university. Prior to her university appointment she was Assistant HR Director at Genesis Healthcare.
Joy also holds an Adjunct Faculty appointment to teach Human Resource Management in the School of Business of Rowan University, and to teach Organization Behavior in the School of Business of Wilmington University.
She earned a B.A. in Communication from Hofstra University where she also played Women's Basketball, and received an M.B.A. from the University of Phoenix. Joy holds Certifications as Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP), and she is a Doctor of Management student in Strategic Leadership at Thomas Jefferson University.