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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

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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.

Language:

English


Episodes

DEI Global Fundamentals

3/29/2022
We are excited to have Greg Gale, the creator of the DEI Global Fundamentals and Leading at Liberty Mutual, which ran for 5,000 US managers and 2,000 managers globally. For over 25 years, Gale has held DEI leadership positions in Fortune 100 companies and non-profit organizations and implemented DEI solutions throughout the US and globally. He is skilled at developing DEI strategy, coaching leaders to build inclusion skills and creating insightful and actionable group learning...

Duration:00:30:00

How to Become and Advocate for Inclusion, Equity and Diversity

3/8/2022
Welcome to our discussion on being an advocate for Inclusion, Equity and Diversity. I am James Connor, Fractional CTO and Co-Founder of FlexibleSites. Join us as we talk with Lauren Tucker, Founder of Do What Matters and Garry Johnson, Founder of Bison Venture Partners. Be prepared to dive into the following: Connect with Lauren at letsdowhatmatters.com. Connect with Garry at firstfounders.org. Inclusion Catalyst invites you to become our next guest host. Learn more here:...

Duration:00:52:12

Navigating the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Work of BGCMA, with David Jernigan

3/3/2022
Shared from the Nonprofit SnapCast archives: David Jernigan is the President and CEO of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta (BGCMA). For many companies and organizations, the past year has provoked critical conversations around diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) and inspired many to take necessary steps to address systemic racism. While the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta (BGCMA) has been advocating for racial equity for over 80 years, they too have been on their own DEI journey...

Duration:00:20:29

Disruptor In Residence, with Robert Baker

1/25/2022
Today on the show, we’re excited to have Robert Baker, the CEO of Potentia Talent Consulting Limited. There, Rob advises several companies on their approach to the D&I market. Rob has over 4 decades of disrupting the work culture for the betterment of historically disadvantaged employees. Prior to starting Potentia Talent Consulting Limited, Rob was with Mercer as the Leader of Diversity & Inclusion Consulting for the International Region. Prior to that, Rob spent some 15 years as a Global...

Duration:00:35:18

Deconstructing DEI for Companies

11/22/2021
On today’s first episode of a four-part miniseries, Chuck Shelton of Greatheart Consulting speaks with Mita Mallick, a corporate change-maker and the current head of inclusion, equity, and impact at Carta. Mita is a top LinkedIn voice of 2020 and the proud co-host of the Brown Table Talk Podcast with Dee C. Marshall. In addition, she has led branding work with iconic products like AVEENO, AVON Color Cosmetics, Chapstick, and Dove. Mita and I have had the chance to do some great DEI work...

Duration:00:35:38

I Don't Need A Title To Go To Work

11/9/2021
Mickey visits with former Atlanta Mayoral Candidate Kirsten Elise Dunn to talk briefly about the mayoral race, and freedom from candidacy. Kirsten will continue to work to heal the city. Find more about her upcoming FREE seminar for all business owners: Recession-Proof Your Business: https://kirstendunnformayor.com/events/ Inclusion Catalyst invites you to become our next guest host. Learn more here: http://inclusioncatalyst.com/join-us-as-a-guest-host/ Support Inclusion Catalyst by...

Duration:00:23:31

Intentional Disinvestment Requires Intentional Investment, with L. Brian Jenkins

10/18/2021
This episode originally aired as a Nonprofit SnapCast episode in August of 2021. Brian Jenkins has impacted thousands of youth and adults through his nonprofit, Entrenuity. Founded in 1999, Entrenuity began with direct youth services in entrepreneurship education and then expanded to include adult entrepreneurs and returning citizens, as well as training Facilitators to teach entrepreneurship using StartingUp Now: 24 Steps to Launch Your Own Business, written by Brian. Additionally,...

Duration:00:20:53

Jacquie Abram Shares her Personal Story Dealing with Systemic Racism in the Workplace

9/28/2021
Jacquie Abram had a career in higher education that she was very good at & that she enjoyed. A career that paid her an income, which as a single mother of two girls was the only income, that allowed her to not only provide for her family, but also pay her bills. A career that spanned nearly two decades & by any measure should’ve been a successful career. But it wasn’t. Because throughout her career, Jacquie experienced racism in the workplace, not the kind you see in a lot of movies, books,...

Duration:00:36:11

Are You Our Next Guest Host?

9/23/2021
Are you our next guest host? Thank you for your interest in the Inclusion Catalyst podcast. With your help we will continue to publish high-quality podcasts for people interested in Diversity, Equity, and Social Justice topics. But we want to be clear: Inclusion Catalyst is not looking for guests. We have changed our production focus and we ARE looking for people to GUEST HOST their own episodes. There are many ways we can work together to present your content. Our intent is to simply...

Diversity and Inclusion is a Journey with Simone Morris

8/24/2021
Diversity and inclusion expert, Simone Morris, shares: Connect with Simone at www.simonemorris.com. Check out the Next Pivot Point podcast. You can join the Inclusion Catalyst as a guest host. Support Inclusion Catalyst by contributing to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/inclusion-catalyst

Duration:00:32:00

Building a Coalition with a Princess

8/17/2021
In this episode, Mika’il Petin, Ph.D., Chief of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion for All Hands and Hearts, has a conversation with Princess Bazley-Bethea, Director of the Together Project & Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion with InterAction, about her role in leading an effort to create consistent diversity, equity, and inclusion standards across the international nonprofit sector. Topics covered include Princess’ inspiration to launch this initiative; how the early conversations took shape...

Duration:00:34:51

Radical Allyship

8/10/2021
After the racial justice reckoning we have experienced particularly in the last year at a national level, the new buzz word is ‘allyship’ or being an ‘ally.’ In this episode, we discuss what it really means and how to be radical in rethinking allyship. We explore going beyond performative allyship, and ask questions like, - What happens when folks get tired of doing the work? - How do we actually undo the harm and build authentic connection? Our fantastic guests include: We welcome support...

Duration:00:58:39

Unpacking Racism with Ericka Young

7/27/2021
Antiracism is a word being thrown around Corporate America all too often nowadays. In the wake of George Floyd and sustained racial equity conversations in 2020, my frequent collaboration partner, and advocate for racial equity, Ericka Young, and I discuss: Check out the Next Pivot Point podcast. You can join the Inclusion Catalyst as a guest host. Support Inclusion Catalyst by contributing to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/inclusion-catalyst

Duration:00:28:08

How to be a J.E.D.I. Leader

7/20/2021
This episode is an address from former GM (GSK, Allergan) and Leadership Author Omar L. Harris, who shares his inspiring Graduation Keynote: “From Servant Leadership to J.E.D.I. Leadership” (social justice, equity, diversity and inclusion) in May 2021 at the Leadership Harrisburg Area (LHA) Galactic Graduation Event at FNB Field in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Harris’ D.E.I. address is based on his new book, “Be a J.E.D.I. Leader, Not a Boss” (June 25, 2021) and 20+ years of leadership...

Duration:00:28:45

Talent Justice

7/13/2021
How is it that the social sector, which prides itself on its mission to ensure that all communities have access to health, safety, and prosperity, can underpay, overwork, and endanger the very people who carry out the work? We all have either experienced or heard stories of beloved colleagues who are burned out or have left the sector because we can’t find a way that makes sense to stay, financially or spiritually. Join another set of fantastic speakers who will talk about: We are thrilled...

Live In Their World, with Robin Rosenberg

7/6/2021
Robin Rosenberg, PhD, is a psychologist, CEO and Founder of Live In Their Word. They use Virtual Reality to address issues of bias an incivility in the workplace. Robin's professional curiosity and clinical practice drew her towards the burgeoning field of virtual reality (VR) about 25 years ago. Robin followed the psychology of virtual reality literature for years, and then collaborated on research about VR. At the same time, the world was hearing about the frequency of young Black people...

Duration:00:21:21

Black Mayors & Leadership in the United States, Diversity & Inclusion

6/29/2021
The Honorable Sylvester Turner, Mayor of Houston, discusses diversity and inclusion. The event is moderated by Politico National Correspondent Natasha Korecki and includes a panel discussion with Gail Christopher, Executive Director of the National Collaborative for Health Equity; Pedro Noguera, Emery Stoops and Joyce King Stoops Dean, Rossier School of Education, University of Southern California, and Kathleen Yang-Clayton, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Public Administration,...

Duration:01:19:22

How to be One of the Good Guys with David Smith and Brad Johnson

6/22/2021
Highly acclaimed male ally experts, HBR contributors, and published authors of the newly released book "The Good Guys," Brad Johnson and David Smith join the show to discuss: Connect with Brad and Dave at www.workplaceallies.com. Check out the Next Pivot Point podcast. You can join the Inclusion Catalyst as a guest host. Support Inclusion Catalyst by contributing to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/inclusion-catalyst

Duration:00:33:33

How to be an Inclusive Leader with Jennifer Brown

5/25/2021
Jennifer Brown joins us to discuss her new book, "How to be an Inclusive Leader" and why white supremacy culture is still holding Corporate America back from achieving true diversity and inclusion. We cover: Connect with Jennifer Brown at: www.jenniferbrownspeaks.com. Check out the Next Pivot Point podcast. You can join the Inclusion Catalyst as a guest host. Support Inclusion Catalyst by contributing to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/inclusion-catalyst

Duration:00:38:13

Little Allies, with Julie Kratz

5/11/2021
Visiting again with Julie Kratz to talk about her book, Little Allies: A Children's Story about Inclusion, Diversity, and Becoming an Ally, an illustrated children’s story that inspires kids to be their best with everyone, especially for those who may need an ally from time to time. We talk about the creation of the book, and what it means to write a book about being an ally for little children. Support Inclusion Catalyst by contributing to their Tip Jar:...

Duration:00:16:21