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How To Talk To Your Boss About Race With Y-Vonne Hutchinson Leading With Empathy & Allyship

    • Business

In Episode 73, Y-Vonne Hutchinson, CEO & Founder at ReadySet and author of How to Talk to Your Boss About Race, joins us to discuss how our labor history has informed the racism and microaggressions we observe in our workplaces today, how we can create change through difficult but important conversations, and how we can rethink the role of power as we discuss these issues with our bosses. 

About Y-Vonne Hutchinson (she/her)


Y-Vonne is the author of How to Talk to Your Boss About Race and CEO of ReadySet, a diversity and inclusion training firm that helps tech giants, political leaders, media outlets, and Fortune 500 companies speak more productively about racism and turn talk into action. To date, ReadySet has worked with hundreds of companies around the world to build, manage, and grow diverse teams. In a former life, prior to founding ReadySet, Y-Vonne worked as an international labor and human rights lawyer for nearly a decade.


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For more about Empovia, and to join us for our monthly live event, visit https://ally.cc. There, you’ll also find educational resources and highlights from this episode.


Connect With Y-Vonne On Social

LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/y-vonne-hutchinson-5884903/
Twitter https://twitter.com/hutchamachutch

Connect With Us On Social

YouTube: youtube.com/@empovia
Twitter: twitter.com/empoviaco
Facebook: facebook.com/empovia
Instagram: instagram.com/empovia/
LinkedIn: linkedin.com/company/empovia/

Production Team

Creator & Host: Melinda Briana Epler
Finance & Operations: Renzo Santos
Marketing Communications Coordinator: Christina Swindlehurst Chan
Creative Director @ Podcast Rocket: Rob Scheerbarth


[Image description: Leading With Empathy & Allyship promo with theEmpovia logo and photos of Y-Vonne Hutchinson an African-American Woman with brown curly hair who is wearing a multicolored floral top and smiling at the camera, and host Melinda Briana Epler, a White woman with red hair, glasses, and an orange shirt holding a white mug behind a laptop.]
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In Episode 73, Y-Vonne Hutchinson, CEO & Founder at ReadySet and author of How to Talk to Your Boss About Race, joins us to discuss how our labor history has informed the racism and microaggressions we observe in our workplaces today, how we can create change through difficult but important conversations, and how we can rethink the role of power as we discuss these issues with our bosses. 

About Y-Vonne Hutchinson (she/her)


Y-Vonne is the author of How to Talk to Your Boss About Race and CEO of ReadySet, a diversity and inclusion training firm that helps tech giants, political leaders, media outlets, and Fortune 500 companies speak more productively about racism and turn talk into action. To date, ReadySet has worked with hundreds of companies around the world to build, manage, and grow diverse teams. In a former life, prior to founding ReadySet, Y-Vonne worked as an international labor and human rights lawyer for nearly a decade.


Find Leading With Empathy & Allyship useful? Subscribe to our podcast and like this episode!
For more about Empovia, and to join us for our monthly live event, visit https://ally.cc. There, you’ll also find educational resources and highlights from this episode.


Connect With Y-Vonne On Social

LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/y-vonne-hutchinson-5884903/
Twitter https://twitter.com/hutchamachutch

Connect With Us On Social

YouTube: youtube.com/@empovia
Twitter: twitter.com/empoviaco
Facebook: facebook.com/empovia
Instagram: instagram.com/empovia/
LinkedIn: linkedin.com/company/empovia/

Production Team

Creator & Host: Melinda Briana Epler
Finance & Operations: Renzo Santos
Marketing Communications Coordinator: Christina Swindlehurst Chan
Creative Director @ Podcast Rocket: Rob Scheerbarth


[Image description: Leading With Empathy & Allyship promo with theEmpovia logo and photos of Y-Vonne Hutchinson an African-American Woman with brown curly hair who is wearing a multicolored floral top and smiling at the camera, and host Melinda Briana Epler, a White woman with red hair, glasses, and an orange shirt holding a white mug behind a laptop.]
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