The Diversity Gap

Part One: The “R” Word - Racism and Organizational Culture w/ Jen Willsea

Episode Summary

In this episode of The Diversity Gap Podcast, Bethaney kicks off season two with a two-part conversation on racism. Have you ever wondered how the complexities of racism intersect with our organizational diversity work? In part one of this two-part series, Bethaney sits down with Jen Willsea, a white woman who is an antiracism educator, facilitator, writer, and community builder. Bethaney and Jen discuss some of the common hang ups white leaders face as they try to pursue antiracist lives and leadership. They also discuss the phenomenon of internalized white superiority.

Episode Notes

Got Internalized White Superiority? The Danger of Denial and the Promise of Another Way by Jen Willsea - Read at link below.

https://www.jenwillsea.com/blog/got-internalized-white-superiority-the-danger-of-denial-and-the-promise-of-another-way

Jen Willsea’s Website

https://www.jenwillsea.com

Jen Willsea’s Instagram

@illuminator_jen

The Black Mecca Project

https://www.theblackmeccaproject.com

The Racial Healing Handbook

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1684032709/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i0

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