Are you interested in learning how to achieve diversity, equity, and inclusion in your workplace? If so, this podcast episode is for you! We interview Dr. Janice Z. Gassam, an experienced consultant and founder of BWG Business Solutions. Janice helps organizations interested in making positive changes.
Janice also recently released her first book on Juneteenth called Dirty Diversity: A practical guide to foster an equitable and inclusive workplace for all. Janice also hosts a podcast called, Dirty Diversity and a YouTube Channel called Dirty Diversity with Janice Z. Gassam. Janice is also a professor at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, CT.
We discuss Janice’s varied educational path from her undergraduate experience at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA, to her graduate experience, where she earned her master’s degree, at Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, LA and finally where she earned her PhD at Hofstra University on Long Island, NY. Any students considering these institutions would enjoy hearing Janice’s take.
We also discuss Janice’s experience of doing a TEDx talk: Make Emotional Intelligence Great Again.
Janice is an amazing and accomplished young woman who has a lot to offer in terms of improving race relations and understanding identity issues. We learned a lot from Janice, and we think you will too!
Keywords: Business Owner, DEI Consultant, College Professor