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Jennifer Brown        

Founder & CEO of Jennifer Brown Consulting; Leading Diversity and Inclusion Expert and Author

Jennifer Brown is an award-winning entrepreneur, speaker, diversity and inclusion consultant, and author. As the successful Founder and CEO of Jennifer Brown Consulting (JBC), Jennifer is responsible for designing workplace strategies that have been implemented by some of the biggest companies and nonprofits in the world. Jennifer’s work in talent management, human capital, and intersectional theory has redefined the boundaries of talent potential and company culture. DataBird Business Journal named Jennifer a Top Small Business Female Executive in 2019, and peopleHum.com included Jennifer on their Power list of The top 200 thought leaders to follow in 2021.

Jennifer envisions inclusive organizations where all of us can thrive. As someone who has experienced both the advantages of privilege and the sting of stigma, Jennifer Brown is boldly redefining what it means to truly belong—in the workplace, in our families, and in our communities. A dynamic keynote speaker, internationally sought-after thought leader, and passionate social equality advocate, Jennifer shares her powerful and unforgettable true story with audiences to help us challenge our assumptions— about ourselves, about leaders, and others—and take inspired action today for a more inclusive tomorrow.

An acclaimed keynoter, Jennifer is the bestselling author of Inclusion: Diversity, The New Workplace and The Will to Change and How To Be An Inclusive Leader: Your Role in Creating Cultures of Belonging Where Everyone Can Thrive, a shortlist winner of the O.W.L. Award, winner of the 2019 Nautilus Book Awards' Business & Leadership category, and a top SABA 2020 Book Awards Audience Vote. Her popular podcast, The Will to Change, appeared on Feedspot’s Top 15 Diversity And Inclusion Podcasts You Must Follow in 2020, and as Host, Jennifer interviews leading CEOs, bestselling authors, and entrepreneurs about diversity, equity, and inclusion and delivers focused content on how to create organizational change at any level.

Jennifer is a sought-after speaker and expert for leading research institutions such as the Mayo Clinic, as well as multiple business schools, including Kellogg, Columbia Business School, the Owen GSB at Vanderbilt, and University of Wisconsin. She currently serves as Executive in Residence for The University of North Texas’s School of Public Health/MPHA program. Jennifer has spoken at many top conferences and events such as the International Diversity Forum, the Global D&I Summit, the Forum for Workplace Inclusion, the NGLCC International Business & Leadership Conference, the Out & Equal Workplace Summit, Emerging Women, SHE Summit, Responsive, the Better Man Conference, INBOUND, ALTSummit, South by Southwest (SXSW), PBWC (Professional BusinessWomen of California), The Pennsylvania Conference for Women and Texas Conference for Women, and HR Transform. As a successful LGBT entrepreneur, Jennifer has been featured in media such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Harvard Business Review, AdWeek, Bloomberg Businessweek, Forbes, Inc., CBS, and many more.

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The Big Business of Unconscious Bias - The New York Times

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Diversity leaders to Corporate America: Black employees' lives ...

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How to Lead Inclusively Through Times of Crisis

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How To Become An Inclusive Leader And Why You Must

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