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 […]

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 […]

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!           […]