Founder and CEO at Evenbreak
Jane is a disabled social entrepreneur, TEDx Speaker and author. She founded the award-winning social enterprise Evenbreak in 2011. Evenbreak is run by and for disabled people, aiming to make the world of work accessible and inclusive so that disabled people have the same opportunities to enter, thrive and progress in the workplace as non-disabled people. It supports employers to remove disabling barriers and be more inclusive and accessible through training and consultancy, events, and online resources. It supports disabled people looking for new or better work through online resources, events and career coaching. And helps both groups find each other on an accessible job board.Widely published in inclusive recruitment, including “A Dozen Brilliant Reasons to Employ Disabled People” (2017) and “A Dozen Great Ways to Recruit Disabled People” (2020), she is on the executive board of the Recruitment Industry Disability Initiative, a Patron of Arkbound Foundation and a Trustee of Action on Disability and Development International. Winning a number of inclusion awards, she has appeared on the Shaw Trust Power 100 ‘Britain’s Most Influential Disabled People’ list three times, being placed 7th in 2019.