Get ready! Maximize your DNA test results using this quick start. In 5 steps we will review the latest testing options, DNA etiquette when contacting cousins, and a methodical approach to demystifying the use of genetics with genealogy. Then we will go a little deeper, reviewing next steps, broadening your search and analysis using available tools.
Shamele Jordon is a professional genealogist, producer, writer, and lecturer. Her biographical highlights include: award winning TV producer of Genealogy Quick Start; 2019 Lawnside Education Foundation honoree; 2018 Best Independent Producer, Instructional/Training, presented by Alliance for Community Media; 2017 Learning Award Cammy presented by PhillyCAM, Philadelphia's public access station; researcher for the PBS series Oprah’s Roots: African American Lives I and II; NJ State Library grant recipient, researching Civil War Burials in Lawnside, NJ; board member and faculty at the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research, University of Athens, Ga, former president of the African American Genealogy Group in Philadelphia, workshop volunteer at the Family History Center in Cherry Hill, NJ.