Ambar Januel

I’m a community consultant and creative strategist.

I work with tech companies and NGO’s with a focus on building communities, funding innovation, diversity in the workplace, and social impact.

Currently: creator Notably Wild, strategy and community at Gazet and Draftbit, Google Next Gen Tech Policy Leader, board Restless Development US.

Previously: co-founder Januel+Johnson creative agency.


:: Upcoming


📍Medellin, Colombia 🗓October 18-26th 🌟Organizing Communities: Helpful Leadership Skills




::Press + Speaking

Host: BBC Media Action + Restless Development

Speaker: Travel Tech Con 2018

Feature: Boston Voyager

Interview Spotlight: Honeybook

Award: Power25 Awards Walkers Legacy

Podcast: We Are LA Tech

Interview: Forbes

Podcast: Women in Tech

Panelist: Digital LA Social Media Week 

Podcast Interview: Pivotal Leader

Keynote Speaker: QRO Design Week

Presenter: 1st Annual Timmy Awards Los Angeles

Guest Lecturer: General Assembly

:: About Me 👋

🇲🇽I am a Mexican American activist and community organizer. 🇺🇸

💥Consultant and public speaker.

  • I have partnerships with some pretty cool companies. Including Gazet, Honeybook, Squarespace, and Draftbit.

  • I’m a Google Next Gen Tech Policy Leader - on the front line of policy work affecting minority creatives and racial justice.

  • I co-founded a creative agency that reached top 50 in LA within the first year.

  • Sharing voices as the creator of Notably Wild.

  • Plus - I’ve been collaborating with Restless Development on a series of “Generation Restless” Events and am joining their US board.

💻I'm a full time digital nomad, and an advocate for remote workers, see my upcoming travels here.

❤️I love adventures, ridiculously long philosophical conversations, and am a vocal activist for tech diversity and women's rights.