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Jovian Zayne is an international speaker and certified leadership and professional development coach with years of experience in change management, global diversity and leadership development. She leads The OnPurpose Movement®, a firm committed to developing values-driven leaders through targeted coaching, public speaking and facilitated experiences. Her firm’s client list includes Google, The New York Times, Goldman Sachs, Columbia University, Harvard University, The Aspen Institute, Janelle Monáe's Wondaland Records, and Teach For America. Her work has been featured in NPR-StoryCorps, The Huffington Post, Facebook Watch - Red Table Talk, Essence and Black Enterprise, among others. Alongside notable individuals such as Tarana Burke, Serena Williams, and Lebron James, Jovian was named to the 2018 Root 100, an annual list of the most influential African Americans.
She is the Founder of the annual International Day of Purpose®, a day created to inspire people of all generations to celebrate and activate the power of their purpose. In partnership with The Obama Administration, KIND Snacks®, Big Brothers Big Sisters, YWCA-NYC; and various organizations and celebrities, its global reach has touched over 16 million people around the world. Prior to entrepreneurship Jovian was successful as a former Managing Director of Talent Recruitment at Teach for America (TFA), and marketing specialist at Black and Decker Corporation. Jovian is a Founding Partner of Becoming Better Together, LLC. Jovian is an IGNITE leadership fellow at NYU’s Wagner Graduate School and an “Its All About Business” fellow at the Wake Forest Graduate School of Business. She is a proud graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.