Janet M. Stovall

Senior Client Strategist - NeuroLeadership Institute

Janet Stovall is a Senior Client Strategist at NeuroLeadership Institute (NLI), where she helps companies replace subjectivity with science to evolve diversity, equity and inclusion practices to be more brain-friendly, more human—and more effective. Her career evolved from a technical systems analyst role at Morgan Stanley into various corporate and agency marketing and public relations roles, including founding her own firm. Her most recent position was speechwriter for the CEO and senior leadership of UPS, one of the world’s largest shipping and logistics companies, with more than 500,000 employees globally. She is one the few Black speechwriters to have worked at the C-level in the Fortune 500. She also led UPS’s diversity, equity and inclusion communications, writing and producing an award-winning video, The Power of Difference, writing award-winning executive speeches, and serving as a founding member of the UPS Equity, Justice & Action Task Force. Her TED talk challenging business to get serious about inclusion has nearly 2 million views.