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. […]

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 […]

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Honoring and Supporting Women: An Open Letter to Men from One of Your Own – by Roger Moreano

How Men Can Honor and Support Women During Women’s History Month? As we celebrate Women’s History Month and take time to recognize both the incredible contributions and leadership of women across all sectors of global society, we also take this time to recognize the barriers and structures still keeping women from full access and opportunity […]

Connecting our Paths, Passions and Faith in DEI: A Conversation with Dr. Jamie Washington

Rev. Dr. Jamie Washington is the President & Founder of the Washington Consulting Group (WCG), which was named by the Economist as one of the Top 10 Global Diversity Consultants in the world. Dr. Washington has served as an educator, administrator, and consultant in higher education for over 36 years.  He serves as an invited instructor […]

UNBIAS: Addressing Unconscious Bias at Work: Maria and Stacey Gordon

“Leading at the intersection of diversity, inclusion, and workplace culture, in her role as Executive Advisor and Diversity Strategist of Rework Work, Stacey Gordon coaches and counsels executive leaders on DEI strategies for the business.” Maria and Stacey take this episode of Culture Stew and explore the complexities of belonging, culture change, and how this fits […]

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Performative DEI: What Brian Flores is exposing about sham DEI efforts in the NFL and the persistence of Anti-Blackness everywhere

Performative DEI: What Brian Flores is exposing about sham DEI efforts in the NFL and the persistence of Anti-Blackness everywhere February 11, 2022 By: Roger Moreano When former Miami Dolphins head coach Brian Flores announced last week that he was filing a class action lawsuit against the National Football League and its teams, most notably […]

Creating a Culture of Belonging: An Interview with Alida Miranda-Wolff

On this episode of Culture Stew, Maria speaks with Alida Miranda-Wolff about her journey into the DEI space, the building of Ethos, and her new book Cultures of Belonging: Building Inclusive Organizations that Last. They ponder the problems around DEI perseverance, pivoting and possibilities in this poignant podcast. Alida Miranda-Wolff is the CEO and Founder of […]