Welcome to "From Bias to Equality Podcast Series" hosted by Sandra D'Souza, author of the Amazon Best Seller, "From Bias to Equality: How Business Leaders Can Drive Innovation, Success, and Profitability by Embracing True Gender Balance."
Join me as we delve into the world of corporate leadership and explore the transformative journey from biased practices to building diverse and inclusive workplaces. In each episode, I'll bring you insightful interviews and thought-provoking discussions with successful business leaders who have achieved greater representation of women in leadership roles, from boardrooms to the C-Suite.
Together, we'll discover firsthand the actionable strategies and best practices that have empowered these organizations to create diverse leadership teams. My guests will share their real-world experiences, shedding light on the challenges they faced, the breakthrough moments they achieved, and the profound impact it had on their decision-making processes, company culture, and ultimately, their profitability.
Through engaging conversations, we'll explore how embracing true gender balance can fuel innovation, drive success, and propel businesses to new heights. Whether you're an executive looking to foster a more inclusive workplace or an aspiring leader seeking inspiration, this podcast will equip you with the tools and insights to unlock your organization's true potential.
Join me, Sandra D'Souza, author of the Amazon Best Seller, on "From Bias to Equality Podcast Series" and be part of the movement toward a more equitable and prosperous future. Subscribe now and let's embark on this transformative journey together.
This podcast is proudly sponsored by:
The CEO Magazine
Holman Webb Lawyers
Cultivating Success: Crafting An Inclusive Workplace Culture with Divya Singh, CFO At Kerwin Rae
In this episode of the “From Bias to Equality” Podcast, host Sandra D’Souza sits down with Divya Singh, Chief Financial Officer at Kerwin Rae, an Ellect Silver Star for Gender Equality recipient. Listen as they explore the practical aspects of fostering success through inclusivity in the workplace. Dive into the strategies and insights shared by Divya, offering a firsthand perspective on how to build and sustain an inclusive culture that drives both personal and organizational triumph.
Join us as we unravel the nuts and bolts of crafting an environment where diversity thrives, bringing tangible benefits to the table. Divya shares anecdotes, challenges, and victories, providing valuable takeaways for leaders and employees alike. Whether you’re navigating the financial landscape or steering the ship of corporate culture, this episode equips you with actionable steps to cultivate success through inclusivity.
Tune in for a candid discussion on transforming workplace culture, where Divya’s expertise offers a roadmap to not only embracing diversity but leveraging it as a catalyst for prosperity. Discover how an inclusive workplace isn’t just an ideal—it’s a strategy for success.
Expert Stream: Allan Ryan and Tess Julian of Hargraves Institute, Leading Change for Gender Equality
In this Expert Stream episode of the "From Bias to Equality” Podcast, host Sandra D’Souza sits down with Allan Ryan and Tess Julian of Hargraves Institute as they share their extensive experience and insights into the transformational impact of having more women in leadership roles.
Listen as Allan and Tess discuss the compelling evidence supporting the benefits of diverse leadership teams, such as improved decision-making, enhanced creativity, and a safer, healthier work environment.
Tune in and get inspired to drive positive change in your organization and help in creating a more inclusive and diverse future, where every voice is heard, and gender equality is not just a goal but a reality. Whether you're a business leader, manager, or aspiring professional, this episode offers valuable insights for fostering diversity, inclusion, and success in the modern workplace.
Breaking Barriers: Scaling Up With Diversity By Jacqueline Butler, Former CFO Of Next Science
In this episode of the “From Bias to Equality” Podcast, host Sandra D’Souza sits down with Jacqueline Butler, a seasoned finance professional with a truly unconventional career path. From her early days in audit to becoming a CFO, Jacqueline’s journey is a testament to resilience and adaptability.
Listen to Jacqueline’s remarkable career story, which includes international experiences and eventually finding her footing in Australia as a part-time CFO for an exploration company. Also discussed is her instrumental role in the growth and successful ASX listing of Next Science, an emerging biotech company tackling biofilm-related issues.
We also explore the importance of diversity in the corporate world and the role it plays in driving innovation and success. Listen to Jacqueline’s insights on the impact of gender equality and diversity, reflecting on her time at Next Science, where both a female CEO and CFO were leading the way.
This episode is a must-listen for anyone looking to navigate a unique career path and champion diversity in the corporate world.
Gender Equality: A Data-Driven Approach by Ken Barton of Gender Fitness, Former CEO of Crown Resorts
"In this episode of the “From Bias to Equality” Podcast, we delve into the world of workplace meetings, and the significant role they play in promoting diversity and inclusivity within organizations.
Join host Sandra D’Souza as she talks with Ken Barton, former CEO of Crown Resorts, an ASX listed company, and Founder/CEO of Gender Fitness who recognized the need for change. You’ll hear how he developed the innovative Gender Fitness solution to address the issue of gender balance within leadership teams and boards. Discover how real-time feedback and data-driven insights can transform the dynamics of meetings, encouraging a shift in behaviors and fostering inclusivity. From understanding the gender pay gap to challenging stereotypes and biases, this episode offers valuable insights into driving positive organizational change. Learn how a simple yet effective tool can create a more inclusive and productive work environment, ultimately benefiting not only women but the entire organization.
Tune in to explore the transformative power of inclusive meetings and the journey towards a more balanced and equitable corporate landscape."
Expert Stream: Robert Fogarty, Navigating the Journey of Supplier Diversity
In this Expert Stream episode of the "From Bias to Equality” Podcast, host Sandra D’Souza engages in a thought-provoking conversation with Robert Fogarty. Robert is a seasoned expert in the field of supplier diversity, and together, they explore the crucial role that supplier diversity plays in creating a more inclusive and resilient business landscape.
Robert shares his remarkable journey from pastoring a church in a diverse neighborhood to spearheading a highly successful supplier diversity program for a hospital in Kansas City. Through his platform, SupplierDiversity.Expert, Robert is on a mission to empower and connect individuals passionate about supplier diversity across various industries.
Tune in to discover why supplier diversity is more than just a trend; it's a strategic imperative for businesses in today's interconnected world. Join us on this journey as we explore the future of supplier diversity and its profound impact on businesses and communities worldwide. Listen now to gain insights into the transformative power of supplier diversity and how it can shape a brighter future for all.
Leading with Inclusion: The Path to Equality with Patrick Sochnikoff of Sodexo
In this episode of “From Bias to Equality,” host Sandra D’Souza engages in a compelling conversation with Patrick Sochnikoff, Senior Vice President of Corporate and Social Responsibility and Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) Officer at Sodexo Group, a Euronext Paris listed company.
Tune in to discover how Sodexo, a global leader in sustainable food and facility management with over 422,000 employees operating in 55 countries, transformed its corporate culture and business strategy to prioritize diversity and inclusion. Patrick shares his career journey, the importance of leadership commitment, and practical strategies for recruiting and retaining diverse talent. Learn how Sodexo’s commitment to DE&I isn’t just a checkbox but a core part of its sustainable business model. Whether you’re a CEO looking to enhance diversity in your organization or simply interested in the journey of a pioneering company, this episode offers valuable insights into the power of diversity and inclusion in driving success. Don’t miss this inspiring conversation with a leader who is shaping the future of business.