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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 […]

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion for Trainers – A Conversation with Maria Morukian

In this episode, we turn the tables and interview our host, Maria Morukian, who recently released a one of a kind book with The Association for Talent Development (ATD Press), Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion for Trainers: Fostering DEI in the Workplace.  In this episode, Maria is interviewed by Roger Moreano, MSM Global Consulting’s Director of […]

Lead the Change: The Competitive Advantage of Gender Diversity and Inclusion – An Interview with Kelly Cooper

As much progress as we have made in our society toward equal rights, women continue to face systemic barriers to equity and inclusion in the workplace.  And not only is this a matter of injustice, it is bad for business. Let’s unpack this a bit… Women and people of color are woefully underrepresented in executive […]

The Unexpected Gift. Emerging Anew After The Unthinkable: An Interview with Barbara Dalle Pezze

In this episode of Culture Stew, Barbara and Maria dive into topics around leadership, diversity, and vulnerability. They also discuss Barbara’s new book – The Unexpected Gift. Emerging Anew After The Unthinkable, a powerful memoir that reveals the inspiring true-life story of one woman’s journey to self-discovery and renewal after the implosion of her marriage.

Equity: How to Design Organizations Where Everyone Thrives – An interview with Minal Bopaiah

Check out our conversation with the incredible speaker, author, and facilitator, Minal Bopaiah! In this episode, Minal and Maria dive deep into the value of centering DEI work around equity and what that means in action. Minal’s stories bring to life the importance of challenging systems that uphold inequality, exclusion, and oppression. She offers practical […]

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Teaching Children Inclusion and Diversity: An Interview with Jay Peterson, author of Saxophone Sits Alone

How do we teach children to honor diversity and inclusion? Jay Peterson is a Canadian elementary school music teacher residing in London, Ontario. Jay has written the book Saxophone Sits Alone as a way to discuss inclusion and diversity in the classroom in an accessible yet powerful way. Check out Jay’s book!           […]

Discovering Individual and Systemic Bias: An Interview with Dr. Rehman Abdulrehman

Today we sat down with Dr. Rehman Abdulrehman to discuss bias and the psychological elements of our biased behaviors. Check out Rehman at https://leadwithdiversity.com/podcast and his new Bias Tool Kit: https://leadwithdiversity.com/bob/ Watch Rehman’s TedX Talk at: https://tedxwinnipeg.ca/speaker/rehman-abdulrehman/