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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

Be a J.E.D.I. Leader: A conversation with Omar L. Harris

Our guest this week, Omar L. Harris, has important insights to share in the intersection of servant leadership and diversity, equity, and inclusion. Omar is founder of Intent Consulting. His work focuses on leadership and Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion or J.E.DI. for short. He is the author of “The Servant Leader’s Manifesto” published in […]

Consciously Unbiased: An Interview with Ashish Kaushal

Yesterday’s verdict in the case of Derrick Chauvin brought a moment of release and relief for people committed to racial justice and equity.  But the work is far from over. People in our country, in our communities, are pleading for us to treat them as human beings.  Where to begin? It starts with acknowledgement. Acknowledge […]