InclusionPro creates learning experiences that guide leaders toward inclusive and equitable mindsets. We lead with inclusion, valuing diversity of perspectives and life experiences. We strive for organizational alignment, honoring the journey of leaders and teams as we work together toward equitable outcomes. An inclusive and equitable culture is one where everyone can thrive.
Sara Jones is a foremost voice in inclusive leadership, known for her impactful talks on high performing teams, maximizing individual strengths, and shaping authentic leadership narratives. As CEO of InclusionPro® and a renowned thought leader on diversity, equity and inclusion, Jones is a frequent keynote and distinguished speaker to audiences of all sizes. Jones has been featured by TED, NPR and other international media. Her ability to engage with audiences of all backgrounds is evidenced by her high-profile features, including a TED talk on the emotional intricacies of international adoption, at go.ted.com/sarajones, which has garnered over 2 million views.
At InclusionPro, Sara’s expert team crafts transformative inclusion strategies, with a focus on team performance and unity. Her approach is human-centered, emphasizing organizational alignment and the personal growth of leaders and teams. Her expertise also extends to coaching seasoned executives and nurturing emerging public speakers.
With an illustrious career spanning 25 years, Sara’s journey from patent attorney to visionary CEO encapsulates a diverse expertise in business, technology, legal strategy, and content creation. Sara’s executive journey includes her role as CEO of ApplicantPro, a human resources technology company, and VP of Strategic Development at Patent Law Works in Silicon Valley. She has led business and product development at School Improvement Network, an educational technology company. She started her career as a patent attorney, and became a partner at Workman Nydegger.
Jones serves on the Utah State Workforce Development Board (Utah governor and legislature appointed) and Nat’l Assn of Corporate Directors Utah Chapter Board. In 2007, Sara co-founded Women Tech Council (WTC) a national organization focusing on the economic impact of women in the technology sector. She has served on the Board of Trustees for Intermountain Healthcare Salt Lake Valley Hospitals Board. Jones’ recognitions include the Kirk R. Englehardt Business Ethics Award from Utah Valley University (2024), Distinguished Alumni University of Utah (2021), and Utah Business Magazine CEO of the Year (2019). Jones has a J.D. from BYU Law School and a B.S. in chemical engineering from the University of Utah.
Meet the Team
Each member of the InclusionPro team is passionate about inclusion and brings deep experience to their work. We have coached hundreds of professionals and leadership teams on executive leadership, organizational behavior, professional development and workplace cultures.
Sara Jones received the 2024 Kirk Englehardt Business Ethics Award from Utah Valley University Center for the Study of Ethics. This prestigious award honors individuals who demonstrate a continuous dedication to ethics through their business practices and community service. The event is co-sponsored by the Utah Valley University Center for the Study of Ethics and the Woodbury School of Business and stands as one of the longest-running business ethics recognitions in the country. In her Keynote "Facing the Storm: Ethical Business Leadership in an Era of DEI Controversy,” Sara shares context and implications of the current DEI landscape. She also inspires hope for business leaders and steps forward toward unity.
Sara Jones received a Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Utah 2021. She is a 1998 graduate from the College of Engineering (Chemical and Fuels department), and received an Honors Degree from the Honors College. To celebrate the founding of the University of Utah in 1850, the university made this Awards Video to recognize alumni and honorary alumni who have served their community, excelled professionally, and supported the university in its mission.
InclusionPro CEO Sara Jones named as honoree in Utah Business Living Color 2019 Awards. Watch this video to learn more about her vision of leadership.