Jennifer Brown Minisode

Why Diversity and Inclusion In the Workplace Is the Key to Profitability

Look around at the faces next to you today at work.

How diverse is your workplace?

As entrepreneurs we all tend to attract people like us, and that’s a problem in a multicultural society where everyone deserves a fair chance.

It’s also a lost opportunity for faster business growth.

Jennifer Brown is an award-winning LGTBQ entrepreneur and diversity and inclusion consultant to startups and Fortune 500s alike. She says inclusive cultures boost the bottom line and the valuation of companies.

Also the bestselling author of Inclusion: Diversity, The New Workplace and The Will to Change, Jennifer shares on our Mentoring Minisode: 

  • What makes diversity an opportunity for faster business growth
  • Why many Fortune 500s are embracing this fact earlier than startups
  • Why every leader and CEO needs mentors they can trust
  • How to hire the right people from the get-go
  • Making sure you have proper oversight of your leadership
  • Why you need to watch your numbers and KPIs

And more!

More about Jennifer Brown at Jennifer Brown Consulting

Take the inclusive leader assessment and download the first chapter of her new book Here.

More about Jennifer Brown at Jennifer Brown Consulting and Jennifer Brown Speaks 

Pre-order her new book: How to Be an Inclusive Leader

Get her other book: Inclusion: Diversity, The New Workplace & The Will To Change

More about Jennifer:

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, Interbrand’s Best Global Brands event, as well as at organizations such as Allstate, Pepsico, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the NBA, Google, and IBM.

In the past several years, Brown has been named Woman of the Year by Pace University, Social Entrepreneur of the year by the NYC National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO), one of the Top 40 Outstanding Women by Stonewall Community Foundation, and NYC Controller Bill Thompson's LGBT Business Owner of the Year. She has also been a finalist for both the Wells Fargo Business Owner of the Year Award and for the Ernst & Young's Winning Women Program.

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