Why DEI Matters: A Deep Dive into Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Why DEI? Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) is an absolute imperative for organizational success and social progress. As I have indicated in other blogs, considering current and future demographic and cultural trends, DEI is ever more crucial for organizations to thrive. In this article, I will provide more in-depth exploration of the research indicating the […]

The Ongoing Value of DEI Consulting

The Ongoing Value of DEI Consulting Introduction Although diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) consulting has experienced name changes and alternating periods of visibility, the fundamental principles of this work have always been a core part of organization progress. DEI practitioners and consultants provide expert guidance on strategy, facilitate learning and development of core skills, troubleshoot […]

Storytelling with Alex Kronemer

Alex Kronemer is the co-founder of Unity Productions Foundation (UPF). He is an award-winning film director, author and public speaker, with highly acclaimed films and documentaries exploring the history, culture and religion of Islam. Alex has won numerous awards for his work in promoting peace and interfaith understanding. His latest documentary, The Great Muslim American […]

Season 3 Podcast Finale!

In this special episode of Culture Stew, we celebrate the year by looking back at some of our amazing conversations with our incredible guests. In this hour-long special, we take a listen to seven of our guests this year and reflect on the amazing conversations, questions, stories and lessons we’ve learned. In this episode we […]

Bringing the Head and Heart to Facilitation: A Conversation with Veritas Culture

  Veritas Culture, led by Vince Brantley and Chris Armstrong, guides culture exploration, understanding, and resolution in an inclusive, root-focused manner. Chris and Vince specialize in deep, honest dialogues that bring people together to explore challenging issues and topics. The Veritas Academy offers training, coaching, and facilitator certification programs on Diversity-to-Belonging and Culture Assessment facilitation. […]

Can you get curious? A Conversation with Judy Le

Judy Le, founder of Take Root Consulting, has over 18 years of leadership development experience in the for-profit, non-profit, and higher education sectors. Before starting TakeRoot, she served as the director of Leadership Rice at Rice University. In this role, she created and facilitated classes, workshops, and programs in leadership and professionalism, and worked with […]

Finding Our Path: A Conversation with Marie Tredway

Often known by her role in NBC’s CHICAGO MED as Nurse Trinidad “Trini” Campos, Marie Tredway has been creating her own path forward. From an untraditional educational experience, to finding her passion in acting and in the arts, to making her mother proud, Maria, Marie and Roger take today’s podcast into talking about these area, […]

How to create spaces in relationships, conversations and communities with Tanya Williams

  In another co-hosted episode of the Culture Stew Podcast, Maria and Roger have an emotional and heartfelt conversation on who we all are and what makes us that way. They talk about how to learn about why we are the way that we are and transform that into sustaining ourselves. How do you learn […]

A Historical View on Civil Rights with Dr. Randal Jelks

    Join us on another special episode where Maria Morukian and guest host, Roger Moreano welcome Dr. Randal Jelks to Culture Stew. Come along as the three speak about the historical trends of civil rights, Dr. Jelks’ background, and his experience with DEI as a democratic process. “Randal Maurice Jelks is Professor of African […]