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Welcome to Inclusion Catalyst, with your hosts Mickey Desai and Susan Cooper. We bring diversity leaders to the table to hear about current issues in diversity and inclusion, deconstructing complex social justice issues to showcase the best practices in our workplaces and our communities.

Welcome to Inclusion Catalyst, with your hosts Mickey Desai and Susan Cooper. We bring diversity leaders to the table to hear about current issues in diversity and inclusion, deconstructing complex social justice issues to showcase the best practices in our workplaces and our communities.

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United States

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Podcasts

Description:

Welcome to Inclusion Catalyst, with your hosts Mickey Desai and Susan Cooper. We bring diversity leaders to the table to hear about current issues in diversity and inclusion, deconstructing complex social justice issues to showcase the best practices in our workplaces and our communities.

Language:

English


Episodes

Supporting Leaders Of Color

8/20/2020
Talking with Idalia Fernandez, Monisha Kapila, and Angela Romans about their work coaching and supporting nonprofit leaders of color, and some key patterns they see emerging as many historically White-led organizations may be appointing leaders of color for the first time. Among the topics we cover: Support Inclusion Catalyst by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/inclusion-catalyst

Chasing Diversity And Inclusion, with Olanike Ayomide-Mensah

6/29/2020
This episode was recorded on May 27, 2020. Mickey visits with Olanike Ayomide-Mensah to talk about equity, diversity and inclusion in the workplace; and how it intersects with leadership development. We discuss: We welcome your questions and feedback via The Inclusion Catalyst website. Support Inclusion Catalyst by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/inclusion-catalyst

Inclusive Conversations with Mary-Frances Winters

5/14/2020
Our guest is Mary-Frances Winters, talking about her latest work, Inclusive Conversations: Fostering Equity, Empathy, and Belonging across Differences. Inclusive Conversations relates conversational conditions to the current climate and illustrates how to navigate Inclusive Conversations in uncomfortable or new situations. Mary-Frances contends that in many cases, it is not that most people do not want to engage in inclusive conversations; they may simply not know how. Among the questions we...

You Don't Get To Call Yourself An Ally, speaking with Julie Kratz of Next Pivot Point

4/30/2020
Inclusion Catalyst is joined by Julie Kratz, acclaimed trainer, author, and founder of Next Pivot Point. Julie is passionate about promoting gender equality within the workplace, empowering women to express confidence and helping them build a winning career game plan and pivot to the next level. Our conversation looks at a variety of issues related to leadership, culture change, and how to develop allies within the workplace. Our questions include: Your feedback is always welcome via the...

Scott Ayotte and Inclusive Talent Acquisition Through Behavior Change

4/7/2020
Scott Ayotte, the Director of Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity and Equity at Grand Valley State University joins us to share his expertise on the transtheoretical model of behavior change as it relates to talent acquisition. We discuss: - Organizational structures and how behavior change models are used - The phases of the transtheoretical model of behavior change - Creating cultural and structural environments that are welcoming for diverse communities - The steps to creating an...

Fair Count: Census Updates, Pivoting Outreach for the Pandemic

3/24/2020
Ed Reed from joins us again with Lauren Zehyoue, Communications Director for Fair Count. www.my2020census.govwww.2020census.gov Support Inclusion Catalyst by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/inclusion-catalyst

Ed Reed from Fair Count on the importance of the US Census

3/14/2020
Ed Reed from Fair Count joins us to discuss their outreach and community infrastructure programs to increase awareness and participation in the 2020 Census. Fair Count is a non-profit with a mission to engage hard to count communities in the US Census through outreach and education. They are also doing the groundwork the strengthen communities through civil engagement and providing infrastructure in communities that will be available for use long after the Census is...

Catherine Perry, Fostering Brave Conversations on Race

2/24/2020
Catherine Perry from Inward Bound Center for Nonprofit Leadership joins us to talk about how to have conversations on race and healing the racial divide in America. Support Inclusion Catalyst by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/inclusion-catalyst

Woke Wednesdays and Public Discourse

1/31/2020
Hanna Mason, Host of the Woke Wednesdays podcast, joins us to talk about her show and the state of social justice and politics in America. We discuss: Links: Woke Wednesdays podcast – https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/woke-wednesdays/id1443999786 Advertising for Change - https://advertisingforchange.org/ Support Inclusion Catalyst by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/inclusion-catalyst

Brian Kammer on Capital Punishment in Georgia

1/9/2020
Brian shares his expertise on capital defense, habeas corpus and the death penalty in Georgia. Georgians for Alternatives to the Death PenaltySouthern Center for Human RightsGeorgia Resource Center Support Inclusion Catalyst by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/inclusion-catalyst

Soon Mee Kim, Global Diversity Leader

12/17/2019
Soon Mee shares her expertise on building trust within organizations to create a diverse culture and how to diversify your own life. Support Inclusion Catalyst by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/inclusion-catalyst This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

Julius Pryor on Leveraging Diversity to Drive Outcomes for Businesses

12/5/2019
Julius shares his professional experiences with leveraging diversity in the pharmaceutical field to treat prostate cancer. Show notes: Thriving in a Disruptive World: Six Critical Concepts for Navigating the 21st Century Support Inclusion Catalyst by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/inclusion-catalyst This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

Lauren Camdzic on the need for inclusion of the disability community

11/12/2019
Lauren Camdzic joins us to discuss the need to include disabilities in corporate board agendas and conversations of diversity. She also shares her personal journey of adapting to life in a wheelchair and the importance of ADA compliance. Show notes: Support Inclusion Catalyst by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/inclusion-catalyst This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

Christian Zsilavetz on Affirming LGBTQ Youth

10/22/2019
Christian Zsilavetz joins us to discuss the importance of being an ally and advocate for LGBTQ kids and his personal experiences as a transman and educator. Support Inclusion Catalyst by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/inclusion-catalyst This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

Fallon McClure on Criminal Justice Reform

10/1/2019
Attorney and Community organizer Fallon McClure joins us to discuss the complexities of the Criminal Justice system and why reform is needed in Georgia and nationwide. Support Inclusion Catalyst by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/inclusion-catalyst This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

Duration:00:23:54

Dr. Heather Heckel on Environmental Diversity

9/16/2019
Dr. Heather Heckel discusses environmental initiatives including wildlife conservation, ecotourism, climate change and what individuals can do to support these issues. Support Inclusion Catalyst by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/inclusion-catalyst This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

Duration:00:25:42

Dr. Tarece Johnson on Diversity & Biases In Education

9/3/2019
Dr. Tarece joins us to discuss her book, The Global Purpose Approach, a guide to enhancing multiculturalism in education. She also addresses issues of representation, equity and biases in the public education system. Support Inclusion Catalyst by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/inclusion-catalyst This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

Duration:00:23:54

Dr. Brea Heidelberg on Work Cultures and Equity In The Arts

8/20/2019
Organizational policy expert, Dr. Brea Heidelberg joins us to discuss culture within organizations and the role of the Arts in communities. Support Inclusion Catalyst by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/inclusion-catalyst This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

Duration:00:29:10