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 […]

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 […]

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 […]