GenHERation® Summer Series with Janis Hoyt: Chief People Officer of The Honest Company


The GenHERation® Summer Series provides young women with meaningful ways to learn from accomplished experts, develop new skills, and prepare for future career opportunities. Sessions take place every Wednesday from 7/8-9/2 from 6-6:30 PM EST/3-3:30 PM PST. Participants will receive a link via email the morning of the scheduled event. Registration is open until 3 PM EST/12 PM PST the day of the session. View the complete GenHERation® Summer Series schedule here.

Date: Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Time: 6-6:30 PM EST/3-3:30 PM PST

Guest: Janis Hoyt, Chief People Officer of The Honest Company

About Janis Hoyt

Janis Hoyt is the Chief People Officer of The Honest Company, which was launched in 2012 with a mission to inspire and empower people to live a happy and healthy life.

As Chief People Officer, Hoyt oversees all people functions including the HR, Recruiting and Workplace teams. Prior to The Honest Company, Hoyt started her HR career in the healthcare industry at AETNA Inc. where she oversaw employee relations for 11 years. From there, Hoyt joined Clorox Inc. as Director of Human Resources where she developed and lead talent strategy. Most recently, Hoyt served as Vice President of Human Resources at Blue Shield of California where she was responsible for driving people strategies for corporate functions. A seasoned HR executive with 20+ years of experience, she is a certified facilitator of both the Myers-Briggs Temperament Instrument and Civil Treatment for Managers. Hoyt holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from University of California Berkley and a Masters in Human Resources and Organizational Development from University of San Francisco.

The Honest Company provides thoughtfully formulated, safe and effective baby, personal care and beauty products. Honest products are available via, in North America at more than 23,000 retail locations, and in Europe at select Douglas retail locations. A leader in the natural baby category and a trailblazer in clean beauty, The Honest Company is committed to ensuring all families have access to basic necessities and the latest health information for safe growth and development –a commitment reflected in its ongoing partnership with organizations like Baby2Baby.

Since its inception, the Company has donated over twenty two million products and volunteered over 18,000 employee hours in the community. Honest has been honored with a wide range of recognitions and awards, including the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year – Los Angeles Region, ACG Award for Social Responsibility, PC Magazine’s Seal of Consumer Approval in Tech, six Allure Best of Beauty Awards, as well as the Pioneer in Sustainability Award by the Sustainable Business Council of Los Angeles.