#116 – Jennifer Brown: This Is A Wakeup Call

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Jennifer Brown is an award-winning entrepreneur, speaker, diversity and inclusion consultant, and author. As the successful founder, president, and CEO of Jennifer Brown Consulting, headquartered in New York City, Jennifer is responsible for designing workplace strategies that have been implemented by some of the biggest companies and nonprofits in the world. She has harnessed more than 14 years of experience as a world-renowned diversity and inclusion expert through consulting work, keynoting, and thought leadership.

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, as well as at organizations such as the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the NBA, Google, IBM, and more.

She is the bestselling author of; Inclusion: Diversity, The New Workplace and The Will to Change and a new book; How To Be An Inclusive Leader: Your Role in Creating Cultures of Belonging Where Everyone Can Thrive.

Jennifer is the host of the popular weekly podcast, The Will to Change, which uncovers true stories of diversity and inclusion.

In this episode, we discuss being an ally to underrepresented groups, biases in the workplace, how the COVID crisis has shed a light on diversity, how leadership needs to change the culture, removing harmful processes, finding diverse mentors, the risks to business by not embracing diversity, and so much more.

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