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Nona Jones is an internationally renowned speaker, business executive, media personality and ministry leader who overcame the trauma of childhood sexual abuse to achieve immense career success. Labeled a problem child at an early age, Nona has become a recognized voice of hope, healing and inspiration, equipping women and girls around the world to rise from their past pain into a fulfilling future through faith.
As Head of Global Faith-Based Partnerships at Facebook, Nona is recognized as one of the world’s foremost experts on digital discipleship through social technology, motivating thousands of church leaders each year to reimagine social media as a strategic tool for ministry. Prior to Facebook, Nona held executive roles in the private, public and nonprofit sectors, being profiled by ESSENCE Magazine as an “Under 40 Woman to Watch” and Florida Trend Magazine as one of Florida’s “30-Something All Stars.” She also received the American Public Power Association’s Robert F. Roundtree Rising Star Award as national peer recognition of her leadership while under the age of 35.
Nona's passion and purpose in life is to demonstrate God's power to turn pain into purpose, a calling she fulfills in her career as well as alongside her husband as co-leader of Open Door Ministries in Gainesville, Florida.