Jennifer Brown is a CEO, speaker, and author specializing in diversity and inclusion. Her passion for creating more inclusive workplaces led her to found Jennifer Brown Consulting, which designs and executes inclusion strategies for major companies and nonprofits globally. Jennifer is also a bestselling author of four books and a sought-after keynote speaker.
Why you should book Jennifer Brown for your next event
- Jennifer’s expertise: Jennifer is a recognized expert in diversity and inclusion with years of experience working with major companies and nonprofits. She has written several best-selling books on the subject and has spoken at top research institutions and business schools.
- Engaging speaker: Jennifer is a highly engaging and dynamic speaker who uses personal stories and real-world examples to bring her messages to life. Her speeches are thought-provoking and inspire audiences to take action towards building more inclusive workplaces.
- Tangible results: Jennifer’s strategies for creating inclusive workplaces have been implemented by some of the biggest companies and nonprofits in the world, with measurable results. By booking Jennifer for your event, you can expect practical and effective strategies that can be applied to your organization.
Jennifer Brown (she/her) is an award-winning entrepreneur, speaker, author, and diversity and inclusion expert who is deeply passionate about building more inclusive workplaces where more of us can feel welcomed, valued, respected, and heard. As the Founder and CEO of Jennifer Brown Consulting (JBC), a certified woman- and LGBT-owned firm, Jennifer and her team design and execute inclusion strategies that have been implemented by some of the biggest companies and nonprofits in the world.
Jennifer is the bestselling author of four books, beginning with Inclusion: Diversity, The New Workplace and The Will to Change (2017) and the next, How to Be an Inclusive Leader: Your Role in Creating Cultures of Belonging Where Everyone Can Thrive (2019), a shortlist winner of the O.W.L. Award, and winner of the 2019 Nautilus Book Awards’ Business & Leadership category. The Best-Selling Second Edition of this book, released October 4, 2022, addresses some of the most pressing challenges of our times and takes a deeper dive on complex topics including identity, privilege and equity. With more than 50% new content, it provides an effective roadmap to help individuals navigate through their journey to become an inclusive leader. Jennifer also co-authored a groundbreaking book on diversity, equity and inclusion in society with thought leader and fellow bestselling author, Rohit Bhargava. The book, Beyond Diversity: 12 Non-Obvious Ways To Build A More Inclusive World was announced as a Wall Street Journal bestseller and also listed in Inc.’s 22 Books to Read (or Reread) in 2022.
Jennifer is a sought-after keynote speaker and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) expert on topics that include Creating Cultures of Belonging, Inclusive Leadership, Impactful Allyship, Redefining Privilege, LGBTQ+ Inclusion, ERGs and Executive Sponsorship, and Intersectionality for organizations including Google, the Hartford, Hearst, IBM, Indeed, Intel, KFC Global (Yum! Brands), Liberty Mutual, LinkedIn, McDermott Will & Emery LLP, Medtronic, NASA Space Flight Center, Prudential, PSEG, Sony, Toyota and more. She has also spoken at leading research institutions such as the Mayo Clinic, as well as multiple business schools, including William and Mary, Kellogg, Columbia Business School, the Owen GSB at Vanderbilt, and University of Wisconsin. She currently sits on the Inﬂuencer Advisory Board for cultural intelligence consultancy Sparks & Honey, as well as L’Oreal’s Global Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Board.
Jennifer’s podcast, The Will to Change, is downloaded by nearly 15,000 listeners per month and she lives in New York with her partner of 25 years, Michelle.
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