100 episodes

The purpose of this podcast is to have the uncomfortable conversations about diversity, equity, and inclusion that we all need to be having to PIVOT towards positive social change.

The Diversity Pivot Julie Kratz

    • Business

The purpose of this podcast is to have the uncomfortable conversations about diversity, equity, and inclusion that we all need to be having to PIVOT towards positive social change.

    156: Chuck Shelton - Unless You are Part of the Solution, You are Part of The Problem

    156: Chuck Shelton - Unless You are Part of the Solution, You are Part of The Problem

    Chuck Shelton is the founder and chief executive officer (CEO) of Greatheart Consulting, a consultancy firm designed to help companies and organizations create more diverse, inclusive, and equitable environments.
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    What it will take to engage more white men as allies
    - The role white people play in diversity
    - Why perfection is not available for allies

    • 28 min
    155: Jeff Joyce - Calling in Our Allies

    155: Jeff Joyce - Calling in Our Allies

    Jeff Joyce is the Chief Financial Officer at Elements Financial Federal Credit Union and is a member of the Elements Diversity Equity and Inclusion Advisory Group.  He shares:

    Why industry is not an excuse for the lack of diversity
    Talk tracks to bring white men into the DEI conversation
    The importance of baby steps in building DEI and getting feedback

    • 33 min
    154: Chris Dale - What White Male CEOs are Doing to Drive Positive Change

    154: Chris Dale - What White Male CEOs are Doing to Drive Positive Change

    Chris Dale is President of Piper Companies and Zachary Piper Solutions. He and his leadership team are on the diversity and inclusion journey. He comes to share:

    - A window into the DEI activities that are driving true inclusion
    - How to measure DEI and set up an effective DEI council
    - Why privilege is a chance to be an ally for positive change

    Meet Chris and his team at https://www.pipercompanies.com/.

    • 32 min
    153: Anthony Paradiso - Being an Ally in our Local Communities

    153: Anthony Paradiso - Being an Ally in our Local Communities

    Anthony Paradiso is the Founder & President of AllThingzAP and a member of the LGBTQ+ community. He joins the podcast to unpack:

    - How to be an ally for diversity and inclusion in your local community
    - Why it matters that all people feel like they can be their full authentic selves at work
    - How to navigate uncomfortable conversations at diversity and signal to others you want to be ally

    Connect with Anthony at https://www.allthingzap.com/.

    • 36 min
    152: Shanti Brien - The Roots of Systemic Racism

    152: Shanti Brien - The Roots of Systemic Racism

    Shanti Bright Brien is a criminal defense attorney and co-Founder of Fogbreak Justice, a national organization that collaborates business change-makers who are serious about fairness, equity and inclusion. Together, we discuss how:

    - The criminal justice system has become one of the most obvious examples of systemic racism
    - Being an ally means knowing how to support in the way people need and want it
    - The importance of truly understanding the problem before trying to address systemic change

    • 34 min
    151: Asif Sadiq - Moving from Activism to Systemic Change

    151: Asif Sadiq - Moving from Activism to Systemic Change

    Asif Sadiq has managed diversity and inclusion for Warner Media, Adidas, and E&Y. He shares his expertise with us on how to:

    - Drive real systemic change as an organization
    - Appreciate someone’s full diversity beyond the checkboxes
    - Move beyond mentorship to sponsorship as an ally

    Connect with Asif at https://www.linkedin.com/in/asif-sadiq-mbe-b8a58b14/.

    • 27 min

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