Kelly Bron Johnson is an Autistic and Hard of Hearing (HoH) self-advocate who founded Completely Inclusive in order to create the change she wanted to see in the world.
She aims to create more welcoming workplaces where people can use their full talents and energy devoted to their work, not having to worry about hiding their various identities or facing discrimination. As a mixed heritage Black, non-binary person, she brings her lived experience and intersecting identities to all her work and presentations, and challenges people to see Disabled People, 2SLGBTQ+, BIPOC, and all oppressed or marginalized peoples in a more inclusive light.
Kelly Bron holds a degree in Linguistics, and enhanced her university education with courses in Adult Education. She worked as an English as a Second Language teacher for six years; experience that has her at ease in front of crowds, with a deep understanding of adult pedagogy.
Kelly also holds certificates in Unconscious Bias training, Web Accessibility (W3C), and AODA Workplace Well Being, which enhances her presentations and advising. She recently completed a Professional Certificate in Restorative Justice from Vermont Law & Graduate School, and is a Certified Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace Advisor, and Certified Mental Health First Aider. She is a team member of The Secure Child Centre (Dr. Tamara Soles), as a Neurodiversity Family Support Worker.
A monthly contributor on the NOW With Dave Brown Show on AMI, where she talks about workplace accessibility, Kelly is also the author of, “How to Parent Like an Autistic” (2020) and has contributed nonfiction pieces to many Disability publications.
Prior to founding Completely Inclusive, she worked in Digital Marketing for over 10 years, and previously served as a Board Director for Autism Canada, and as Marketing Chair and Board Director for Lions Clubs International, Montreal Autism Community Club.
She has been a keynote speaker at employment conferences across Canada, and consulted for academic institutions, IT companies, and the mining industry.
She delivers presentations in English or French.