Jenn T. Grace is a nationally recognized business strategist, speaker and author specializing in the LGBTQ market. Guided by the mantra, “change happens in business,” Jenn believes social change happens first in the workplace before spilling over into mainstream society. She is an Amazon Best Selling author and has been featured in Forbes, The Huffington Post, The Hartford Courant and on CNBC. Passionate about helping people share their stories of adversity, Jenn is also the Founder of the Purpose Driven Authors Academy and Purpose Driven Publishing. She holds a M.S. in Integrated Marketing Communications from Golden Gate University and a B.S. in Communications from Salem State University. A marathon runner, animal lover and novice birder, she lives in Hartford, Connecticut with her wife Andrea and their two children.
Check out Jenn’s most recent best selling book, Beyond The Rainbow: Personal Stories and Practical Advice to Help your Business & Workplace Connect with the LGBTQ Market (June 2017).
Jenn speaks on a variety of LGBTQ topics. For a list of speaker topics, please click here.
Contact Jenn today to speak at your next event – jenn [at] jenntgrace.com or (860) 281-1583.
What others are saying?
We absolutely loved having Jenn speak to the leadership team of the Yale LGBTQ Affinity Group, and she was a phenomenal resource of information. She asked the right questions that not only engaged the leadership team, but she also drew out our reasons for being involved, which helped to create a stronger leadership team. Jenn’s presentation was the perfect addition to our leadership retreat and made the event a true success!”– Yale University“Thank you so much! You are a gifted storyteller– funny, sharp and bright– and the whole audience was with you throughout your program. We really appreciated having you here, and hearing your engaging, perceptive talk. Since last night, I’ve been mulling over jokes, stereotypes and things I’ve not been aware of before. As a straight ally, a mother and sister-in-law to queer/ gay people whom I love dearly, there is always plenty more to learn.”– Debby H., Non-Profit Director“Jenn T. Grace provided an expert talk on working with the LGBT community in a way that profoundly impacted each attendee in the audience. Personally, I was inspired by Jenn’s eloquence, knowledge and generosity of spirit in providing LGBT Allies with usable information. I bought copies of her book which are now resources for me as I join the NGLCC, a recommendation I acted on immediately.”– Jane P., Author, Coach and Speaker“After hearing Jenn T. Grace speak at the New Mainstream business summit, I immediately engaged my peers around her message. As an executive sponsor of an employee relations group, we are focused on raising awareness and bringing the needs of LGBTQ consumers into focus. We now avidly follow Jenn’s content on social media and always walk away with solid, actionable advice.”– Chief Marketing Officer, Fortune 500 Company“Jenn is a powerful and effective presenter that challenges and inspires her listeners. The 2014 Mid-America GLCC Business Equality Conference featured Jenn as one of several presenters and post-conference surveys had only great things about Jenn’s workshop and how useful the information she shared.”– Mid-America Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
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