Join us for courageous conversations with business leaders around the globe on leading inclusively. Discover new mindsets and skills for authentic partnerships at work and beyond. We at WMFDP & FDPGlobal have spent 25 years specializing in helping insiders understand their unique responsibility to engage other insiders, as well as outsiders, in partnering and building inclusive teams and organizations. Follow the journeys of change agents who embody the courage, humility, & presence to create true change.
24. Integrating Somatic and Trauma Informed Approaches into DEI
Oni Marchbanks and Staci Haines discuss why it is important to bring a trauma informed and somatic perspective into the facilitation of DEI work. Oni is an anti-racism educator and the owner of Equity by Design and co-partner of Equity Asks. Staci co-founded generative somatics, founded generationFIVE, and is the author of The Politics of Trauma: Somatics, Healing, and Social Justice.
23. Latino | Hispanic Identities: Sharing Cultural Differences and Commonalities
We explore the myriad ways in which the Latino and Hispanic identities are lived, expressed and experienced with WMFDP consultants Maria Martinez, Amalia Alarcon Morris and Mauricio Valadrian, with backgrounds spanning Mexico, Cuba, Puerto Rico and Columbia.
22. Executive Order 13950 Banning Racial Awareness Training: The NAACP LDF’s Response
Jin Hee Lee, from the NAACP’s Legal Defense Fund and Chris Hollinger, a lawyer at O’Melveny & Myers were on the front lines responding to the September 2020 Executive Order 13950 Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping. They recount why it was, and continues to be, vital for us all to challenge measures that curtail inclusion and equity.
21. Talking about Polarizing Topics
How do we build connected communities of different people rather than communities that simply let different people in? That’s precisely what Essential Partners does. Adam Motenko, an associate at Essential Partners and founder of Coalescent Leadership, talks to us about how his organization designs and leads difficult conversations on polarizing topics. Tune in and visit WhatIsEssential.org for free tools and resources.
20. Exploring WMFDP | FDP Global’s South African Roots
Nthabeleng Zulu and Michael Welp met in September of 1990, six months after Nelson Mandela’s release, to co-instruct interracial team building at Outward Bound Lesotho for South African companies. For Michael, this pioneering work in South Africa inspired the co-founding of WMFDP and a lifelong commitment to working with white men.
19. Three Leaders from BAE speak about the impact of their WMFDP Learning Labs
BAE Systems Leaders Valerie Hunter, I&S VP of HR and Admin, Jon Dorn, I&S VP of Bus Dev and Strategic Planning, and Ben Nace, HR Business Partner Combat Mission Systems speak about the impact on their leadership of the Full Partners Learning Lab and/or White Men's Caucus Learning Lab.
Great podcast ...
I appreciate the opportunity to listen and learn from experts in diversity and inclusion via this podcast. I’d recommend this to anyone who wants to advance their knowledge and understanding of an incredibly complex and personal subject.