Jane Cordell has worked as a musician, lecturer, editor, diplomat and is now a Director of social enterprise, Result CIC, which provides coaching and personal development training to marginalised people. Jane became deaf in her early 20’s and has worked in Finland and Poland as well as the UK. Her experience of the highs and lows of being one of a tiny number of senior professional deaf women has helped inform her equality campaigning work. She has worked on the Boards of 3 charities, including as Chair of DaDaFest (Deaf and Disability Arts) for 5 years.
Jane is a Fellow of the RSA, won several national awards as a diplomat for her additional work on reforming Polish disability rights legislation and recently also won a Manchester International Women’s festival award for Business of the Year for promoting and improving opportunities for women.
Jane is charing Inclusivity and Audiences Day 2019 — smashing systems and building blocks.