Sara Jones is co-founder and COO of Women Tech Council (WTC), a national organization focused on the economic impact of women in driving high growth for the technology sector. WTC operates several impactful programs that propel the economic pipeline from high school to the boardroom. Through these programs, WTC offers mentoring, visibility, opportunities and networking to more than 10,000 women and men working in technology and thousands of high school and college women entering the workforce. WTC aims to create business environments focused on high performance, not just diversity, where men and women can succeed.
Sara is also President of InclusionProⓇ, where she consults executive teams on leadership strategies as well as diversity and inclusion - how to attract, grow and retain diverse and winning teams through her Inclusion GrowthⓇ Framework strategies. As a consultant, she has keynoted or trained over 40 groups on leadership, high performing teams, talent strategies, and career skills. Sara has almost 20 years of experience within companies leading operational, partnership, fundraising and legal strategies. She was CEO of ApplicantPro, an HR technology company providing recruiting tools to over 3000 clients, with a strong female workforce. She was VP of Strategic Development at Patent Law Works, an IP firm based in Silicon Valley. She was head of business development at School Improvement Network, an educational SaaS technology company, where she led product development and business development for educational best practices on-demand video. She started her career as a patent attorney, where she led diversity efforts and became a partner at Workman Nydegger. Sara has a law degree from BYU and a B.S. in chemical engineering from the University of Utah.