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 will hear Maria and Roger as well as Jay Peterson, Jonathan Ashong-Lamptey, Minal Bopiah, Jamie Washington, Judy Le, Stacey Gordon, and Rehman Abdulrehman!

Listen to their full podcasts here:

More about our guests in the clips:

Jay Peterson:

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.

Jonathan Ashong-Lamptey:

A globally recognised authority on Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace, Jonathan has a PhD from the London School of Economics which allows him to bring the academic rigour that his FTSE 100 clients expect. He’s the founder of Element of Inclusion and has a podcast by the same name.

Minal Bopaiah:

Minal Bopaiah is an author and strategic consultant with nearly 20 years of professional experience. Her areas of expertise include human-centered design, behavior change psychology, and the principles of inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility (IDEA) as they relate to media, marketing and communications. Her groundbreaking book, Equity: How to Design Organizations Where Everyone Thrives, is a must read.

Jamie Washington:

Rev. Dr. Jamie Washington, (He/Him/His) is the President & Founder of the Washington Consulting Group (WCG). WCG 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 in the Harvard Graduate School of Education and the Lancaster Theological Seminary.  He is the President and Co-Founder of the Social Justice Training Institute and a Past President of the American College Personnel Association.  (ACPA) 

Judy Le: 

Judy has over 18 years of leadership development experience in the for-profit, non-profit, and higher education sectors. Before starting TakeRoot, she served as the director of Leadership Rice at Rice University. In this role, she created and facilitated classes, workshops, and programs in leadership and professionalism, and worked with organizations across the country to instill a culture of mentoring and talent development. She is currently an instructor for the Glasscock School of Continuing Studies at Rice University where she teaches a course on the Art and Practice of Influencing Without Authority.


Stacey Gordon:

Stacey, founder of Rework Work, utilizes her two decades of experience in recruiting, management, coaching, leadership, and HR to assist leaders in creating inclusive and equitable workplaces that embrace inclusion and result in belonging

Stacey is author of UNBIAS: Addressing Unconscious Bias at Work .

Rehman Abdulrehman:

Dr. Abdulrehman is a consulting and clinical psychologist, & speaker with specialist training and experience in cognitive psychology and behavioral change, with a special focus on diversity and inclusion. His passionate yet calm and approachable style allows him to address complex and difficult topics with comfort, ease, and practicality. He has well over 15 years of experience in the innovative application of psychology to help create effective and practical change to a variety of sectors including health, business, education, non-government and government sectors. He has worked with both individuals and organizations in consultation and training roles.

Check out Rehman at and his new Bias Tool Kit:


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