Navigating Identity, Education, and Social Justice: A Dialogue with Scott Tharp

In this engaging episode, podcast hosts Maria and Roger delve into a multifaceted conversation with Scott Tharp, an esteemed scholar-practitioner and educational interventionist. With a rich background in social work, curriculum design, and program evaluation, Scott shares profound insights into the early messages and values that have shaped his personal and professional journey. Early Messages […]

Pedals and Perspectives: Navigating Life’s Adventures with Ryan Van Duzer

  Pedals and Perspectives: Navigating Life’s Adventures with Ryan Van Duzer Ryan Van Duzer, a Boulder native and seasoned adventurer, as he shares his incredible journey of falling in love with bicycle travel. Growing up in the scenic landscapes of Colorado, Ryan’s early exposure to the Rocky Mountains and the outdoors instilled in him a […]

MSM Global Consulting… Celebra el Mes de la Herencia Hispana! Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month!

  ¡MSM Global Consulting celebra el Mes de la Herencia Hispana! Este mes, que se extiende anualmente del 15 de septiembre al 15 de octubre, sirve como un momento para celebrar y demostrar un profundo agradecimiento por las contribuciones y los dones talentosos que las personas de herencia latina e hispana han brindado a nuestra […]

An Intercultural Journey with Julia Gaspar-Bates

Julia Gaspar-Bates, Roger, and Maria sit down to discuss the intricacies between DEI, intercultural communication, and community.   “With a Bachelor’s degree in the Romance Languages, Julia is fluent in French, Spanish, and Italian, and currently studying Brazilian Portuguese, and is able to incorporate a deep understanding of the complexities of communicating across linguistic barriers […]

Fighting Racial Friction with Finesse and Fitness – Dr. Patrick Ford

Systemic Racism is everywhere. Systemic Racism impacts every aspect of our society. Whether it is in the educational system, the job market, access to resources, access to financial programs, and how our communities are encouraged or discouraged to succeed and more so what success looks like. Systemic Racism also impacts health. Maria and Roger discuss […]

DEI and Neuroscience: Understanding the 6 Inches Between our Ears – Shannon Murphy

Learning about ourselves, our brains, and how we are structured can lead to a better understanding of ourselves and others. Maria and Roger discuss bias, behavioral patterns, privilege, and more, with Shannon Murphy.   Shannon Murphy, M.A. CEO & Co-Founder BrainSkills@Work Shannon Murphy, CEO of BrainSkills@Work, applies neuroscience to help individuals be more inclusive, culturally […]

Season 3 Podcast Finale!

In this special episode of Culture Stew, we celebrate the year by looking back at some of our amazing conversations with our incredible guests. In this hour-long special, we take a listen to seven of our guests this year and reflect on the amazing conversations, questions, stories and lessons we’ve learned. In this episode we […]

Tech Can Do Better: Addressing Disparities in Tech with Moses Harris & Lawrence Humphrey

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are crucial topic for any industry. One industry in particular that has been under the spotlight for the lack of diversity representation as well as exclusionary and inequitable work environments for diverse identity groups. Wired Magazine recently wrote an article about Silicon Valley’s diversity and recruitment structures that actually hinder opportunities […]

We All Have Work To Do

Culture Stew is going on a brief hiatus to pull together more wonderful content for you! We are working hard to bring you guests who offer unique and valuable perspectives around issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion. In the meantime, we wanted to repost this episode from 2019, which is so timely and offers a […]