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

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,...

Diversity Challenges in the Housing Industry, with Homebridge Financial’s Brian “Woody” White

Brian “Woody” White has seen it all in his 35 year technology executive career – overt racism, sabotage, unconscious bias, being the only one in the room, and more....

Geoffrey Moore: Connect with a Diverse World or Become Marginal

Kurt Merriweather, who’s the head of product and partnerships at The Diversity Movement, had a chance to talk with renowned author, professor, investor, and management consultant Geoffrey Moore about...

What is a Virtual Privilege Walk?

On August 27th, 2020, Jackie Ferguson, host of this podcast and head of content at The Diversity Movement, hosted a virtual privilege walk which had such an impact on...

Ask a Baby Boomer (Anson Dorrance) / Ask a Millennial (Candace Cooper)

Born between 1946 and 1964, Baby Boomers are often perceived as out of touch, low tech, and often closed minded.  Born between 1981 and 1996, Millennials are typically described...

Entrepreneur Gabi Angelini on Gabi’s Grounds, Life with Down Syndrome, and Inspiring So Many

Gabi Angelini is an entrepreneur, author, and all-around inspiration who has appeared on ABC Nightline, the Kelly Clarkson Show, and has been featured on countless local news and radio...

Unconscious Bias in Early Childhood Education, with Kate Goodwin and Kate Jordan-Downs

There’s an equity problem in early childhood education. Actually, at least a couple.  The first one is that not every child has access to quality education, and it puts...