Janet Taras

Award-winning Speaker & Business Psychologist delivers inspiring & informative keynotes fuelled with practical actions

Janet Taras is an award-winning speaker and business psychologist who has worked with hundreds of organizations to become more inclusive for women of all backgrounds.  She challenges and supports people in the workforce to have productive, difficult conversations about gender that lead to progress, not arguments. She is an Inclusion & Belonging consultant who spends everyday trying to make the world fairer.

In popular demand, Janet is a creative thinker and her lively and engaging personality is popular with companies.  Offering very tangible and practical strategies, Janet's presentation is certainly a 'Don't miss!'.

She is offering a special IWD 2024 speech called:  ‘Inspire Inclusion: Behaviour Change at Work,’ which digs deeply into the barriers for women from a neuroscientific, psychological and practical lens.  By looking at the life stages of women, intersectional needs and systemic issues, she offers ways for every gender to help balance the scales to a more inclusive culture.   It is Janet's belief that almost everyone wants to be inclusive, however our blind spots can get in the way. The speech offers thought provoking research, tangible actions and new thinking around the topic of inclusion.  The audience will leave feeling more aware, educated and ready work toward a more equal world.

Watch her showreel at https://youtu.be/yU5pXvqn9EA

- Janet's keynote speeches and training programs have unleashed 1,000s of essential conversations, resulting in more people feeling empowered to tackle everyday work challenges.
- Janet's clients include Google, GSK, Superdrug, Merck, Klarna, Lotus, Kraft, Pepsi, Marks & Spencer’s and many more.  
- She is known as one of the most provocative speakers on Employee voice & Leadership Conversations and has spoken in over 25 cities inspiring more people to speak up, and inspiring more organisations to make it safe to do so.

- Inspire inclusion: Behaviour Change at Work
- We are all Gender Biased
- The Truth about Speaking Up: A research study
- Equity to Equality

- Janet loves research, especially narrative analysis
- Janet loves to RAP and won Best Practice Video for IWD 2019
- She is an entrepreneur who founded 2 businesses.
- She has lived in 6 different countries and is slightly dog obsessed.

"Janet recently spoke at our International Women's Day event in Google.  Let me just say, Janet was amazing! Her talk on equity vs. equality was not only informative but also engaging and thought-provoking. She kept the audience captivated from start to finish, and her passion for the topic was truly contagious.  What I appreciated most about Janet's presentation was her ability to break down complex concepts into easy-to-understand ideas. She made the topic of equity and equality accessible to everyone and encouraged open and honest discussion among the audience."
Justine, Google

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