Dr Pearl Jarrett

CEO of The Jarrett Foundation, Advisor for New Scotland Yard & Recipient of the Empowerment Award 2023

  • CEO of Veranda Connect Ltd
  • Founder of JF Arts
  • Winner of the Against All Odds Award by The Batton Awards 2022
  • Received the Wise Women Award for her Overseas Missions

Dr. Pearl Jarrett is an award-winning disruptive changemaker, best known for working as the CEO for both The Jarrett Foundation and Veranda Connect Ltd. Determined to implement positive change throughout society, her work is helping minority groups to enter the corporate industry, and gain success as entrepreneurs. Esteemed for mentoring young people with entrepreneurial and innovative ideas as ‘Aunty Pearl’, her professionalism and industry experience are admired by audiences globally. With experience working alongside the government on issues such as knife crime and representation for the Black community, Pearl has become a must-see diversity and inclusion speaker for audiences of all ages and backgrounds.

An inspirational female figure, Pearl has developed a remarkable career as the CEO of The Jarrett Foundation. Having started the business in 1996, she has devoted her career to helping vulnerable youth rehabilitate and develop the skills and confidence to enter the workplace. Alongside her work in the UK, Pearl has also worked with the Government of Jamaica to help them find solutions to their school furniture challenges. Having partnered with New Scotland Yard, TESCO, and Beats by Dr. Dre over recent years, her work is admired by audiences within a wide range of industries. Passionate to enter the world of entertainment, Pearl has also established JF Arts, a division of The Jarrett Foundation, to share her expertise working on stage, on television, and in films and commercials.

Having developed a remarkable career over recent years, Pearl’s work has been recognised by a wide range of awards. In 2013, she received the Wise Women Award for her Overseas Missions and later became the winner of the Against All Odds Award by The Batton Awards in 2022. Most recently, she received the Empowerment Award by the Caribbean Global Award in 2023 in recognition of her work in Jamaica. Equipped with specialist knowledge which spans a wide range of areas, Pearl is the ideal speaker when looking to inspire and educate your audience on the importance of diversity and inclusion within the workplace.

A leading authority in her field, Dr. Pearl Jannett is now highly sought-after to attend speaking engagements internationally. Respected greatly for his driven mindset and powerful work ethic, she has gained the opportunity to become a trusted Advisor to New Scotland Yard around issues of youth knife crime, and to No. 10 Downing Street around issues affecting the Black community. As an international businesswoman and philanthropist, Pearl is now a popular speaker to share her expert knowledge on numerous diversity and inclusion topics.

To enquire about Dr Pearl Jarrett for your event or corporate function, simply contact us via agent@diversity-inclusion-speakers.com or call a booking agent on 0203 9816 297.