41 episodes

Welcome to The Jali Podcast, I’m your host Melyssa Barrett. This podcast is for those who are interested in the conversation around diversity, inclusion and equity. Each week, I’ll be interviewing a guest who has something special to share or is actively part of building solutions in this space. Let's get started!

The Jali, host Melyssa Barrett Melyssa Barrett

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 10 Ratings

Welcome to The Jali Podcast, I’m your host Melyssa Barrett. This podcast is for those who are interested in the conversation around diversity, inclusion and equity. Each week, I’ll be interviewing a guest who has something special to share or is actively part of building solutions in this space. Let's get started!

    Intentionality & DEI

    Intentionality & DEI

    Kathy Kimotek discusses the importance of intentionality when leveraging Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Kimotek shares best practices and marketing tips to encourage representation amongst the workplace and consumers, and unpacks the responsibility companies have to remain accountable when promoting DEI.


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    • 44 min
    A Different Approach to DEI

    A Different Approach to DEI

    Shari Foos joins the show to discuss the practice of relational awareness and how it is used in DEI. Foos explains why our ability to create meaningful connections correlates to our willingness to broaden our mind and how these connections can be used to combat microaggressions. 
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    • 45 min
    Reflections of Kwanzaa

    Reflections of Kwanzaa

    Habari gani! Melyssa Barrett is joined by a panel of practitioners, Chris Brinkley, James & Patricia Daily, Cynthia Mundy and Ronald “Peter” McConico, to share their experiences observing Kwanzaa. Each explains their personal journeys that encouraged them to take part in the celebration and discuss their favorite Kwanzaa traditions and lessons. 
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    • 48 min
    Empowering Diversity

    Empowering Diversity

    Linda Perry, Diane Faro and Holli Targan discuss their mission to create Wnet and how this organization is designed to empower women in the payments industry.
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    • 46 min
    Education & Inclusion

    Education & Inclusion

    Jacalyn Davis explains her work as coordinator of equality and access and how her position impacts DEI within the Manteca, CA community. 

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    • 29 min
    Becoming Agile

    Becoming Agile

    Trinita Carlton explains how to embrace inclusive culture when approaching product management. Carlton discusses strategic practices to enhance our ability to become agile when navigating inclusion in the workplace. 
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    • 43 min

Customer Reviews

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MrEddieTurnerJr ,

Great Show

Melyssa Barrett’s show is a great show worth listening to! She is very polished. I enjoy her content and delivery and think you will to! Check it out!

Emerald girls ,

Wonderful!

There’s so much richness here. A very easy, educational and insightful listen.

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Insightful

Thank you for sharing outstanding perspectives from diverse backgrounds and experiences. Looking forward to future episodes!

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