Diversity Beyond the Checkbox

Hosted ByThe Diversity Movement Team

Sharing diverse perspectives from leaders in their industry, what diversity means, why businesses should be focused on diversity and inclusion initiatives, and why D&I is not only the right thing to do, going beyond the checkbox is absolutely imperative to the growth of your company.

On this podcast, we share diverse perspectives from leaders in their industry, and we get to hear what diversity means to them, why businesses should be focused on diversity and inclusion initiatives, and why D&I is not only the right thing to do, going beyond the checkbox is absolutely imperative to the growth of your company. Hosted by Jackie Ferguson, Certified Diversity Executive and Head of Content & Programming at The Diversity Movement. For more DEI content, head over to TheDiversityMovement.com. Podcast production by Earfluence.


All Episodes

Eliminating Multicultural Marketing, with Nichelle Pace

Nichelle Pace has been producing high level marketing campaigns for 20+ years, pairing her client brands with artists such as The Roots, Sway, LL Cool J, John Legend, and...

How to be a better leader in a diverse workplace, with Dr Steve Yacovelli, “The Gay Leadership Dude”

Dr Steve Yacovelli, aka “The Gay Leadership Dude”, literally wrote the book on leadership in a diverse workplace – “Pride Leadership: Strategies for the LGBTQ+ Leader to be the...

It’s OK to be Not OK at Work, with Alissa Carpenter

With a worldwide pandemic, divisive politics, social injustice, and even the stress of our everyday lives, the heaviness of it all can make it impossible to bring our whole...

How to create a Transgender and Non-Binary inclusive culture, with Jake Rostovsky

In our DEI work, employers say they don’t have access or experience with people from the trans community – so they simply avoid conversations as to not offend. But...

Invisible Illness at Work, with Chronically Capable’s Hannah Olson

At 20, Hannah Olson was diagnosed with chronic Lyme Disease. At 21, she graduated from Boston University and moved to DC for her first job.  At 22, she was...

If Diversity is our Strength, Inclusion is our Superpower

Michael Bach founded the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion in 2012 because he saw that there were minority groups who felt completely unrepresented, and they didn’t know where...

Biden Rescinds Diversity Training Restrictions: Shelley Willingham Explains

In September 2020, Donald Trump issued an executive order that banned the federal government – plus its contractors and subcontractors – from offering and participating in diversity training on...

Empowering Women to Financial Freedom with Sandra Stowe

Sandra Stowe is the founder and owner of White Owl Financial Advisors LLC, an independent financial organization based in the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area. Over the last 15 years, Sandra...

How Disability Inclusion Has Built the 321 Coffee Community

Lindsay Wrege is the founder of 321 Coffee, a non-profit coffee shop staffed by individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  By employing and empowering baristas and roasters with autism,...