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June 23, 2021

Amplifying Housing Literacy – Ep.31

Influenced by her experience growing up in Chicago, Florise Nevel-Ewell uses her professional and […]
June 9, 2021

Dismantling The Employment Process – Ep.30

Urvi Bhandari is the Co-founder of Peppercorn.ai, and an innovative career coach who supports […]
June 2, 2021

Reaching DEI – Ep.29

Head of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Americas at BNY Mellon, Patty Dingle shares her […]
May 25, 2021

Undoing Systemic Ignorance – Ep.28

The founder of Bluford Consulting, Tanya Bluford shares strategic steps for undoing racial prejudices […]
May 13, 2021

Navigating Our Neurological Levels – Ep.27

 On this week’s episode, Melyssa shares the practice of navigating our neurological levels in […]
April 30, 2021

Authentic Commitment – Ep.26

 Melyssa shares a panel discussion on diversity and inclusion hosted by the Co-CEO of […]
January 28, 2021

Encouraging Equity – Ep.16

Akita Somani explains the “culture” within the financial services and payments career, shares how […]
January 20, 2021

Lead Through Inspiration – Ep.15

Jill Long explains why she decided to pursue a career in diversity and inclusion […]
January 14, 2021

Achieving Excellence! – Ep.14

Continuing on the topic of Kwanzaa, Melyssa explains why she enjoys this holiday celebration, […]
December 30, 2020

Celebrating Kwanzaa! – Ep.13

On this week’s episode Melyssa talks about the celebration of Kwanzaa! She highlights the […]
December 9, 2020

Holding History – Ep.11

Author of the children’s book series Just Imagine… What If There Were No Black […]
December 2, 2020

Being an Upstander – Ep.10

American University professor, Dr. Omekonga Dinga shares what motivated him to get involved with […]
November 25, 2020

Thanksgiving, the Perfect Occasion for Inclusion – Ep.9

Happy Thanksgiving! Our host Melyssa Barrett shares techniques that listeners can use around our […]
November 4, 2020

Embracing Diversity- Ep.6

Mother-Daughter duo, Yvette & Aria Washington join the podcast to discuss why the conversation […]
October 28, 2020

Living Tradition – Ep.5

Cynthia Mundy joins the show to talk about her experiences with celebrating Kwanzaa and […]