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Transformative Conversations On Inclusive Leadership with Jennifer Brown
Episode 405th March 2024 • Communicate Like You Give A Damn • Kim Clark
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In this episode of Communicate Like You Give A Damn, host, Kim Clark is joined again by award-winning entrepreneur, speaker, diversity, equity, and inclusion expert, Jennifer Brown as they delve into the transformative power of inclusive leadership and the Better Together virtual conference which emphasizes the importance of engaging male-identified individuals in diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts. Together, they highlight the healing and transformative potential of exploring diversity stories and biases within corporate environments, while shedding light on initiatives like Cisco's Men for Inclusion. Through candid dialogue, they underscore the necessity of allyship, emotional intelligence, and continuous learning in navigating DEI work, urging communicators to embrace a proactive, inclusive approach that reflects the evolving landscape of leadership and identity.

About The Guest:

Jennifer Brown (she/her) is an award-winning entrepreneur, speaker, author, and diversity, equity, and inclusion expert who is deeply passionate about building more inclusive workplaces where all of us can thrive. As the Founder and CEO of Jennifer Brown Consulting (JBC), a 20-year-old certified woman- and LGBT-owned firm, Jennifer and her team design and execute inclusion strategies that have been implemented by some of the biggest companies and nonprofits in the world. She is also the bestselling author of four books on inclusive leadership, including her most recent, a second edition of How to Be an Inclusive Leader, which addresses some of the most pressing challenges of our times and how identity, privilege and equity can drive opportunity for all. Her keynoting has taken her from everywhere from Google to IBM to the NASA Space Flight Center to leading business schools around the world, and her podcast, The Will to Change, is in its fifth year, and recognized as one of the top DEI podcasts.

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About Kim:

Kim Clark (she/her) focuses her work on the communicator and content creator's role in diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). She is the co-author of The Conscious Communicator: The fine art of not saying stupid sh*t, an Amazon #1 bestseller and the leading voice for DEI communications and social justice messaging for brands.

She speaks at conferences, writes custom workshops, writes inclusive communications guides, and consults with companies on all things related to diversity, equity, and inclusion communications. Kim is a member of the LGBTQ+ community, a cisgender woman, Native American (Muscogee Nation) and a mom of two kids with disabilities. These marginalized identities and the privileges that come with society seeing her as White motivate her daily for social change.

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