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Join host and Booz Allen Hamilton Executive Vice President, Jennie Brooks, as she explores the diversity, equity, and inclusion challenges facing today's workforce. Each special guest shares personal stories that help you understand what makes them and each of us—unstoppable.

The views and comments of our guest speakers are theirs alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of the firm. Booz Allen is an equal opportunity employer and committed to providing a workplace that is free from discrimination based on race (including traits historically associated with race, including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles), color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.

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Join host and Booz Allen Hamilton Executive Vice President, Jennie Brooks, as she explores the diversity, equity, and inclusion challenges facing today's workforce. Each special guest shares personal stories that help you understand what makes them and each of us—unstoppable.

The views and comments of our guest speakers are theirs alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of the firm. Booz Allen is an equal opportunity employer and committed to providing a workplace that is free from discrimination based on race (including traits historically associated with race, including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles), color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.

    Cultural Humility: Learning about Passover

    Cultural Humility: Learning about Passover

    Jewish people are part of the rich tapestry of ethnicities and cultures that make up the United States, and while many may be familiar with aspects of Jewish culture, many may not be as aware of Jewish holidays, or why observing, celebrating, and participating in them is so important. Host Jennie Brooks sits down with Jill Mizrachy, Director of Career & Leadership Development at Booz Allen, to learn more about Pesach (which non-Jewish people may know as “Passover”), the concept of tikkun olam (the idea of leaving the world better than we found it), and how becoming more familiar with Jewish cultures can help us to challenge our own assumptions to foster greater inclusion and belonging in our workplaces.

    • 16 min
    Exploring Wellness: What Is It and Who Is It For?

    Exploring Wellness: What Is It and Who Is It For?

    Wellness means something different to everyone, but one thing many agree on is that it’s more than the physical; it’s being in good shape emotionally, financially, professionally, spiritually, or any of the other dimensions that make up the human condition. Host Jennie Brooks sits down with Will Healy, a senior VP in Booz Allen’s Chief Technology Office and executive sponsor of the Firm’s Disabilities & Neurodiversity Employee Community to talk about how we can find models of wellness that work, but don’t feel like a second job. Tune in to find out how you can approach wellness in ways that work for you.

    • 22 min
    Reaching for the STARs

    Reaching for the STARs

    “Go to school, get a degree, get a good job,” is the path that so many of us were placed on and yet, in 2024, 50% of the workforce face barriers to those jobs because they don’t have a degree. That’s not to say that these are “unskilled” workers, in fact, most often this population are skilled through alternative routes, which is why TearThePaperCeiling.org refers to them as “STARs”. Join host Jennie Brooks in conversation with Katie Hermosilla, a Senior Vice President in Booz Allen’s Civil Sector as they shine a light on how apprenticeships have helped Booz Allen to tap into the diversity of educational backgrounds to meet our collective need for a skilled workforce that includes everyone.

    Learn more about what Booz Allen is doing to develop talent in the 2023 ESG Report: https://esgreport.boozallen.com/

    • 17 min
    Women's History Month: Local, Global, Mobile

    Women's History Month: Local, Global, Mobile

    “Women in leadership,” “women in tech,” “Women’s History Month.” This framing positions women as outsiders, but the reality is that women have long been serving in tech and leadership, long before we had the words for it. Tune in with host Jennie Brooks as she sits down with mobility coach and Community Engagement Lead for Booz Allen’s Women’s Employee Community, Amie Price. Together, they explore what it’s been like for Amie to be an early adopter of remote work, the growth that is possible through affinity spaces, and how being “mobility curious” can be leveraged for greater flexibility, adaptability, and retention of talent, whoever they may be.

    • 18 min
    What Gen Z Wants

    What Gen Z Wants

    Gen Z aren’t up and coming; they’re here. Now. What do they want? Join host Jennie Brooks to find out as she talks with two of LinkedIn’s “Top Voices”—Ang Richard, Assistant Director of Career Education at Boston University, as well as JAKE Small, a workplace equity consultant, the Director of Strategic Alliances at Leadership Brainery, and a Boston ChangeMaker at MultiplyingGood. Here’s a hint: Among other things, they want to be treated as our colleagues, in the fullest sense of the word. Tune in to learn what forces have shaped Gen Z’s aspirations, perspectives, behaviors, values, and what they’re looking for in a workplace.

    • 25 min
    Black Excellence: Elevating to New Heights

    Black Excellence: Elevating to New Heights

    Black History is American History. What many forget is that history is happening every day—and we don’t have to wait to celebrate it. But what does that look like, exactly? Join host Jennie Brooks in conversation with senior consultant, Annabella Rossetti and lead associate, Damarius Coleman-Everett, who both sit on the Recruitment and Retention Committee of Booz Allen’s African American Network. Listen in as they talk about how to elevate Black excellence to new heights and what each of us can do every day, to make a real, tangible difference in our workplaces and beyond.

    • 22 min

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