Awake to Woke to Work® with Kay Suarez

Join us in the first guest episode of the season as Maria and Roger have an enlightening conversation on the intersection of race, equity, and culture. Our special guest, Kay Suarez, a leading expert in this field, delves deep into the nuances of building an inclusive society where everyone has a fair shot at success.

In this episode, we explore:

🌍 The importance of acknowledging the importance of DEI work 

🤝 Strategies for promoting racial equity in our communities

💡 How embracing different perspectives can lead to innovation

🔗 The role each of us plays in creating a more equitable world

Tune in as we unravel the layers of race equity culture and uncover actionable insights that can help us build a more inclusive and harmonious future. Don’t miss this thought-provoking discussion on Culture Stew!

Kerrien is president and chief executive officer of Equity in the Center, a field-wide initiative to influence social sector leaders to shift mindsets, practices, and systems to achieve race equity. In 2018, EiC published Awake to Woke to Work: Building a Race Equity Culture, which details management and operational levers organizations utilize to center race equity and transform culture. A management consultant with over 20 years of experience, Kerrien led engagements to refine programs and scale impact for national nonprofits and philanthropies, as well as coached executives and social entrepreneurs of color whose work focused on eliminating race-based disparities. Kerrien is a graduate of Harvard College and London School of Economics. You can learn more about her work at

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Culture Stew is produced by MSM Global Consulting with sound engineering by Robert Graetz. 

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