The Diversity Gap

Part Two: The “R” Word - Racism and Organizational Culture w/ Danny + Courtnee Wilson

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 two of this two-part series, Bethaney sits down with Danny + Courtnee Wilson. The Wilsons are racial justice leaders who are passionate about creating community, empowering others, and raising confident, self-aware Black children in today’s culture. Bethaney and the Wilsons discuss some of the nuances of leading well as Black people in majority white organizations. They also discuss the phenomenon of internalized racial inferiority.

Episode Notes

The Diversity Gap is a two-year exploration into the gap between good intentions and good impact. You can learn more at You can also follow along on Instagram @thediversitygap or on Facebook!

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