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Inclusion Works

Jan 13, 2023

In this episode, we explore equity with Dr. Aarti Shyamsunder Global Head of DEI at YSC Consulting.  Dr. Shyamsunder explains how the ‘E’ in DEI has led to a more systemic, macro-focus on how to balance access and opportunity, as well as a reassessment of the purpose of organizations today.  She shares how to  use...


Jan 6, 2023

In this week’s episode, we explore inclusive design with Pinar Guvenc, Partner at SOUR, an international hybrid design studio, with the mission of solving social and urban issues through sustainable and inclusive methodologies.  Pinar shares how inclusive design practices can benefit any project, at any organization,...


Dec 16, 2022

In this week’s episode, we dig into diversifying that highest level of leadership - the Board of Directors.  Lisa Edwards, President & COO at Diligent, shares her experience with Board membership -  the challenges inherent in getting appointed, global progress of diversification, and how boards can take a more active...


Dec 2, 2022

In this week’s episode, we speak with Dr. Poornima Luthra, author of ‘Diversifying Diversity: Your guide to Being an Active Ally of Inclusion in the Workplace.’  Dr. Luthra shares how a holistic approach to diversity increases engagement and moves the needle on DEI.  She also tells us about the  Active Ally of...


Nov 25, 2022

In this week’s episode, we discuss inclusive development with Dr. Lisa Toppin, Vice President and Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer at Illumina.   Lisa shares her approach to creating development programs that benefit the employee and the business, allowing folks to succeed in the corporate world, without losing...