Whether you’re looking to develop your understanding of diversity, equity and inclusion or you’re wanting to be more effective in advancing DEI in your organization, below are some resources recommended by faculty, alumni and speakers in our Black Leadership Speakers Series to support these efforts. Please keep checking back as we continue to update these resources!
Below are recommended resources from some of Kellogg’s faculty, including Bernie Banks, associate dean for leadership development & inclusion, Nicholas Pearce, clinical professor of management & organizations, and Nicole Stephens, professor of management & organizations.
- “The Advice Trap: Be Humble, Stay Curious, & Change the Way You Lead Forever,” by Michael Bungay Stanier
- “The Person You Mean to Be: How Good People Fight Bias,” by Dolly Chugh
Tools & frameworks
- Bias Interruptors — An organization, of which Professor Stephens is a part, which provides tools and frameworks for leaders to change bias within their organizations, teams and selves.
- SPARQ — A research “do tank” that offers educational partnership, tools and insights to equip individuals to advance change in diversity, equity and inclusion. Their work focuses on criminal justice, economic mobility, education and health.
- Northwestern University’s Inclusive & Anti-Racism Teaching Resources
Research & thought leadership
- The Clayman Institute for Gender Research
- Kellogg faculty’s research & thought leadership in diversity, equity and inclusion
Kellogg’s Black Leadership Speakers Series
Below are resources referenced by some of the speakers in this series,* speakers which included Tamike Curry Smith ’99 (President, The TCS Group), Pamay Bassey (Chief Learning and Diversity Officer, Kraft Heinz) and Shundrawn Thomas (President, Northern Trust Asset Management).
- “Women in the Workplace 2020” (McKinsey & Co)
- “Race in the Workplace: The Black experience in the US private sector” (McKinsey & Co)
- “Regaining Resilience” (LinkedIn)
- “Leadership Should Be a Learning Experience” (Puget Sound Business Journal)
- “The Art of Being Uncomfortable: How breaking through your comfort zone will make you better, well, at everything” (Medium)
- “Inclusion Revolution” (Daisy Auger Dominguez, TEDx Talks)
- “Stop the Silence,” (LinkedIn)
- “My Open Letter to Corporate America: I Can’t Feel My Pain,” (LinkedIn)
*Launched in October 2020, the Black Leadership Speaker Series invites leaders and alumni from around the world to engage the Kellogg community about their own work in advancing diversity, equity and inclusion in their industries and organizations.