• Fighting For Our Children | Terence Jenkins

    Fighting For Our Children | Terence Jenkins

    Terence Jenkins is currently the Principal of Waterfront Elementary School in Buffalo, New York. He's been in the district for over 25 years. In that time he's seen some changes, but he believes more changes are necessary. Terence works every day getting into "good trouble" to make sure "his kids" get what they need and deserve. In this episode Terence shares his insights on education and what certain improvements would mean for children.

  • Mommy, What’s Black?

    The day after the election in 2016 I learned lesson that I will not soon forget. I learned it from my five year old daughter and the conversations she had with both my mother and me. This episode is a reading and reflection of an article about those conversations. I hope you'll be impacted by the insight into being Black that a five year old Black girl had.

  • Why We Need to Listen | Drita Protopapa

    Why We Need to Listen | Drita Protopapa

    Drita Protopapa is a translation specialist who loves communicating with people from different cultures and beliefs. As a translation specialist she knows the importance of listening. Not just with your ears, but with your whole self. In this episode we talk about affecting change in our own circles and why it's so important.

  • Authentically Myself | Sedruola Maruska

    Authentically Myself | Sedruola Maruska

    Diversity Dish started on my, Sedruola Maruska, birthday last year (2020) but in all that time I realized, I'd never formally introduced myself. So, I called my little sister and asked her to interview me, for this podcast. That way you get to know the person behind the mic. What ensues is a very candid conversation, between sisters, on why Diversity Dish exists, who Sedruola Maruska is and what makes me tick. We have a bit of fun in the process.

  • Don't Sacrifice Yourself, Be Mindful | Joon Kim

    Don’t Sacrifice Yourself, Be Mindful | Joon Kim

    Joon Kim is a mindset coach and podcaster helping Asian executives & entrepreneurs breakthrough overwhelm, fear & limitations to accelerate their professional growth while experiencing more happiness & success. In this episode Joon and I talk about the importance of protecting our mental health, listening to our bodies and always learning.

  • Building Stamina to Confront Racism | Goddess

    Building Stamina to Confront Racism | Goddess

    Goddess and I had a real heart to heart about pronouns, holding space and the trauma we hold in our bodies. Join us for this candid conversation and get answers to questions you may not know you had.

  • Getting Important Stories On The Table | Kevin McDonald

    Getting Important Stories on The Table | Kevin McDonald

    When you're operating at the intersection of your passion and what you believe your purpose to be, you'll never work a day in your life. That's what Kevin McDonald believes and is living. As the Vice President of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Community Partnerships, he navigates a world where his passion and superpowers collide.

  • Equity Isn't As Hard As You Think | Kelsea Medard

    Equity Isn’t As Hard As You Think | Kelsea Medard

    Kelsea M├ędard is a social entrepreneur with a demonstrated history of harnessing her exceptional skillset to serve others in effective, strategic, and high-impact ways. In this episode Kelsea and I talk about why she left a six-figure salary, listening to our inner selves and why diversity, equity and inclusion are incredibly important in the workplace.

  • Stepping Into Your Self | Xay De | Diversity Dish Podcast

    Stepping Fully Into Your Self | Xay De

    Xay De is on Instagram. I know because that's where I experienced her aura! After seeing her a few times and reading a few posts I reached out because the authenticity she projects needed to be on Diversity Dish. I can't wait for you to listen in on this conversation where we talk about authenticity, education and how important it is to learn about things that are in our surroundings. I know you'll love her as much as I do!

  • Military Good Ol' Boys Network | Reginald Colas

    Good Ol’ Boys Network | Reginald Colas

    When we see the military, we see order, uniformity and strength. We also know that there's a brotherhood associated with military service. What we don't see are the inner workings of a "good ol' boys" network that treats the races in that "brotherhood" just as differently as we do as civilians.