ICA19 Shortlisted Nominee.
Champion of Inclusion Award
Jane has worked in diversity since 1990 and founded Evenbreak in 2011, an award-winning social enterprise run by and for disabled people. This helps employers attract talented disabled people through a specialist online job board. Jane runs Evenbreak either lying down with her laptop above her or standing at meetings and events due to a degenerative spinal condition. Jane is widely published in this field, including the book “A Dozen Brilliant Reasons to Employ Disabled People”. She is the Patron of the Inclusive Skills Competitions, on the executive board of the Recruitment Industry Disability Initiative and was a recruitment expert in BBC2’s “Employable Me”. Jane is changing the way disability is viewed in the workplace. She was placed 7th in the Shaw Trust’s Power 100 list in 2019.