Inclusion Inc. | Diversity at Work

Inclusion Inc. | Diversity at Work

LaunchPod Media and RevRoad proudly present, Inclusion inc | Diversity at Work. A podcast mini-docuseries hosted by Bri Ray, about life and progress in the modern workplace. An NPR-style production each episode in this 12 part docu-series series will touch upon topics such as Race, Representation, Leadership, Culture, LGBTQ+, and other intersectional topics that fill space between cubicles and closure. Each episode will feature 1-2 unique voices and companies that are leading the charge for change with optimism for the future, while unflinchingly detail issues and success that today's leaders make from startup to stardom. Companies include Reddit, Homie, Keep on, Cotopaxi, Hallo, Skill Struck, Mentorli, Women's Tech Council, Kiln, Domo, Utah Pride Center, Code in Color, Project Rainbow, SRT, Motovosity, Brigham Young University, Savory fund, and and others.

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January 29, 2021 2 min
We find power in diversity and inclusion, and we thought it important to create a platform to discuss how we implement this into the workplace. Within our episodes, we expose several companies and their D&I efforts, especially those that excel in the subject. These episodes are not only relevant to the CEOs of a company, but entry-level employees and everyone in between will find Inclusion Inc to be an eye-opening docu-series. ...
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In this episode of Inclusion Inc, we talk with Derrin Hill, CEO of Rev Road, and Reddit's Head of Diversity, Inclusion, & Belonging, Christina Shareef. We dive deep into how they successfully lead D&I efforts within the workplace. We also highlight instances where Derrin has gone the extra mile to include those on the outskirts of the company. Derrin introduces the idea of being a "man-bassador" and talks about ...
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In this episode of Inclusion Inc, we are joined by Sawyer Norman and Johnny Hannah to address mental health in the workplace. Sawyer is currently working with Internal Operations at Divi and he supports those struggling with their mental health through his clothing brand, “Keep On.” He shares his personal experience with depression and how his work associates buoyed him up during his difficult times. Johnny Hanna, Co-Founder and CE...
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Today’s episode involves Donnaly Crull and Parker Gentry of Skill Struck, a company that uses education and software to create positive relationships between future generations and technology. Parker and Donnaly point out the lack of representation in the tech industry and they give advice about how companies can find a diverse workforce. We are also joined by Luke Mocke who is the founder of Fairstream, an organization that helps ...
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Today, Kim Crowder and Karen E Rodriguez La Paz join us in a conversation about race in the workplace. Growing up in Houston and living in Korea for some time, Kim was exposed to an array of cultures and with that, a passion for D&I was born. Because of this passion, she eventually ended up on the New York Times, Forbes list, and Hubspot’s podcast, “The Growth Show.” In our conversation, Kim addresses the challenges with inclus...
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In this episode, we are joined by Stephan Jacob, Co-Founder of Cotopaxi, and Benjamin Dent, Co-Founder of Hallo. Both companies have excelled in maintaining and upholding company values which, in turn, has led to wholesome and inclusive environments. Because their values are deeply rooted and aren't just pretty words on an office wall, the impact they've had is far-reaching and impressive. Stephan tells us how the Cotopaxi ...
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In today’s episode of Inclusion Inc, we highlight two incredible women in their industries: Cyd Tetro, founder of the non-profit “Women Tech Council,” and Shauna Smith, CEO of Restaurant Savory Fund. Heading up the Tech Council, Cyd creates opportunities for women in tech and Shauna’s thriving company funds, develops, and advises promising restaurants. Throughout this episode, Cyd and Shauna share their experiences through the lens...
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In today’s episode, we talk about what it takes to create an inclusive company culture with Cameron Williams of Domo and Arian Lewis of Kiln. After tribulations and a change of plans in college, Cameron learned coding and programming languages which led to a job at Domo. Today, he is making a great impact on the diversity and inclusivity of the company as he passionately works to shape Domo’s culture. Our second guest, Arian, had a...
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Today we talk about embracing a less visible and less obvious community in the workplace, the LGBTQ+ community. Sexual orientations and gender perspectives impact a person's identity greatly and today we emphasize the fact that those who have differing experiences still deserve a workplace that they can contribute to and can feel safe in. We're joined today by Lucas Horns of Project Rainbow and Rob Moolman of the Utah P...
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Today we talk with Daniel Ash, CEO and Co-Founder of Journeyfront, along with Greg Scott, CEO, and Karoline Pershell, COO, from Service Robotics & Technologies (SRT). As leaders of their companies, they know how difficult it can be to implement change in the workplace, especially the important changes necessary to shape an inclusive company culture. In our conversation, we discover the significance of having open conversations ...
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Jared Olsen, VP of People Experience at Motivosity and Wendy Evans, Founder of Chef Market, share their D&I journey with us today. Wendy, being a female entrepreneur talks about her diversity discovery moving to New York and how that has impacted her views and business decisions today. Jared shares insights about how he views employees and their uniquely valuable contributions. In the hiring process, both Jared and Wendy invite...
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