Elena Joy Thurston

DEI Consultant with a focus on LGBTQ+ Issues
Arizona, US
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Joined: 14 Sep 2022
Elena Joy Thurston is an inspirational Diversity & Inclusion speaker, trainer, and author with a focus on LGBTQ+ issues. Elena Joy inspires her audiences to learn how psychological safety can improve company morale and productivity, changing members' lives in a practical way. A Mormon mom of four who lost her marriage, her church, and her community when she came out as a lesbian, her viral TEDx talk on surviving conversion therapy has been viewed more than 45,000 times and landed her media and speaking opportunities with ABC, CBS, FOX, Penn State, University of North Texas, Michael’s, Logitech, and more. Elena Joy is also one of the subjects of the feature film documentary Conversion, premiering Fall 2022.