Janet M. Stovall, Global Head of DEI , NeuroLeadership Institute | Speaker
Global Head of DEI
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A global speaker, author and consultant, Janet M. Stovall helps business do what she believes only business can: dismantle systemic inequity, especially where it intersects with race. She works with leaders to uncover the true value of diversity for their organizations, and offers straightforward, objective solutions to unlock that value. Collectively, her three TED talks challenging business to get serious about inclusion have 2.5 million views, and she is co-author of Amazon bestseller, The Conscious Communicator: The Fine Art of Not Saying Stupid Sh*t. Ragan Communications named her one of the Top Women in Communications and a Diversity Champion.
In dual roles as Global Head of DEI at research and cognitive science firm, NeuroLeadership Institute, and founder of DEI consultancy, Pragmatic Diversity, Janet specializes in shaping and implementing realistic DEI visions and strategies that drive change and build culture. A strategist and communicator, she helps leaders shape DEI visions; devise strategies to achieve them; and secure the collective buy-in and accountability needed to make them reality.
Janet holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Davidson College, a master’s degree in Integrated Marketing Communications from Georgetown University and post-graduate certificates in DEI from Cornell University and Yale University.