Rohini Anand

Season 4 Episode 2 Rohini Anand In this episode, Maria and Roger talk to the incredible Dr. Rohini Anand. “Dr. Rohini Anand is a strategic global business leader and trusted board member who has successfully transformed cultures, built an iconic brand with an enduring reputation resulting in growing the core business and driving sales. Dr. […]

Being Inclusive Means Excluding Hate (by Roger Moreano)

Being Inclusive Means Excluding Hate ___________________________________________ In my role as a professional consultant who specializes in diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) work, I am responsible for putting together programs, experiences, and opportunities for clients to engage in programs to expand their own learning on issues of equity and inclusion both within their organizations and in […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

Celebrating Arab American Heritage

April is Arab American Heritage Month. Although not proclaimed officially by the U.S. government, this year the State Department announced that it will honor Arab Americans this month, stating that Arab Americans’ “contributions to the US ‘are as old as America itself.’” Arab Americans come from over twenty different countries and cultures, and have long […]

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Training is More Necessary Than Ever

I’ve received a number of emails from colleagues and clients asking me about the argument that DEI, anti-bias, and anti-racism training is not effective and even detrimental. In short, the argument being presented is that these trainings do not reduce discrimination or turnover of marginalized populations, and therefore are a waste of time and resources. […]

Building Supporting Relationships Among Women of Color and White Women to Achieve Gender Parity: An Interview with Kami Anderson and Joy Wiggins

My guests on the podcast this week are Dr. Kami Anderson and Dr. Joy Wiggins, co-authors of the newly released book, From Sabotage to Support: A New Vision for Feminist Solidarity in the Workplace.  I had the opportunity to participate in a workshop led by the authors and based on the book. It was an […]

Expansion: The Missing Link to Sustainable Diversity and Inclusion

I was honored to present “The Missing Link to Sustainble Diversity and Inclusion” at TEDx Rose Tree in Media, Pennsylvania in November, 2019. In my talk, I introduced the new concept of “expansion.” Here’s a little background on the concept: Diversity encompasses all of the dimensions of human identity that make us who we are. Diversity […]