FrancesWest&Co brings a unique mix of cross-functional expertise to support clients with both strategic exploration and tactical execution of transformational initiatives to co-create a more inclusive environment.

We help clients to build holistic, future-proof organizations where profit is aligned with your principles and purpose.

FrancesWest&Co’s diverse and global team holds expertise in

  • Board & C-Suite Advising
  • Digital Inclusion Strategy
  • Digital Accessibility Center Implementation
  • Human-Centered Design Thinking
  • Inclusive Brand Experiences
  • Workplace Transformation


Frances’s powerful and thought-provoking keynotes frame the transformational initiatives required for what the future will demand. Designed for C-suite business and government leadership events, social impact conferences, and employee town halls, Frances illuminates your path to an intersectional workplace that reflects parity for all people with a unique focus on technology.

Sought after by Fortune 500 companies, government organizations, non-profits, and start-ups, Frances delivers on-site and virtual  speaking engagements that influence, inspire, and equip your leaders and teams to prepare your organization for the changing world and future growth.

Speaking topics include

  • Authentic Leadership
  • Women in STEM
  • Future of Work
  • Digital Accessibility
  • Workplace Transformation
  • Aging By Design

Our time spent with Frances was motivating, thought-provoking, inspirational, and insightful. Her real-life examples of innovation made it easy for our team to comprehend the connections between different abilities and being innovative.”

— Director of Disability Services, Harvard University

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FrancesWest&Co advises clients on adopting a human-first approach to innovation through the Authentic Inclusion™ framework, a proven enterprise-wide strategic framework that supports organizations in scaling and sustaining digital inclusion. We design and deliver customized roundtables, workshops, and one-on-one experiences that inspire new thinking and reveal how human-first thinking proactively addresses digital inclusion and workplace cultural transformation.

Working with FrancesWest&Co challenged us to think differently about our approaches and to think more strategically about our impact. Their feedback was incredibly valuable as we tackled the various scenarios and approaches that our teams take with regard to Accessibility and authentic inclusion.”

— Director of Accessibility, UKG


Leaders are faced with the difficult challenge of guiding organizations through change that affects how their people think, work, and connect with each other and the world. We ensure your organization is more digitally inclusive, human-centered, aligned, and prepared for the future of work and future of growth.

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Strategic planning and alignment are the most critical investments an organization can make. Frances and her team were invaluable in the lead-up and onsite facilitation of our program. We left with plans and new perspectives that reshaped our values, operating principles, and go-to-market plans.”

— CEO, Aira