The Power of Inclusive Leadership With Ellen Bailey

The Power of Inclusive Leadership With Ellen Bailey


It’s time to challenge the status quo! The Communicate Like You Give A Damn podcast, hosted by Kim Clark, features Ellen Bailey, VP of Business and Culture Transformation at Harvard Business Publishing, as she shares insights on the transformative power of DEI in the workplace. Ellen emphasizes the importance of challenging the status quo and breaking the sameness cycle to drive innovation and business success. She advocates for intentional communication focused on outcomes and the unique value that each individual brings, offering practical strategies for fostering a culture of inclusion. Follow Ellen for more thought-provoking insights and support her consulting firm in driving positive change. Together, we can create workplaces where everyone feels valued and empowered to succeed!

About The Guest:

Ellen Bailey, currently Vice President of Business and Culture Transformation at Harvard Business Publishing, is a seasoned leader with a strong focus on Diversity & Inclusion (D&I). With a proven track record, Ellen spearheaded the company’s inaugural D&I strategy, driving employee engagement and business results. Outside of her role, Ellen supports leaders through various initiatives, including serving on the Women’s Leadership Board at Harvard Kennedy School’s Women and Public Policy Program. She is a sought-after speaker, contributing expert briefs, blog posts, and podcasts on topics ranging from D&I to the future workforce.

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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.

Her career spans documentary filmmaking, agency partnerships with the Discovery Channel, teaching at San Jose State University, and leading global internal communication teams at KLA, PayPal, GoDaddy, and GitHub. She is known for her ability to facilitate sensitive yet urgent conversations to make meaningful progress in creating inclusive workplaces. Kim began integrating DEI into communications beginning in 2004 and it wasn’t until the summer of 2020 when her peers starting listening and seeing they have a role and responsibility in DEI and in social justice on behalf of their organizations. As a student of life, she has completed several certifications including DEI Certifications from Yale School of Management & UC Berkeley. Kim is also an NSA Speaker.

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