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175 | Increasing Diversity | Maya Beasley, T10 Group, Washington, DC

Episode 175 is live! This week, we talk with Maya Beasley in Washington, D.C.

Maya is the Co-Founder of the T10 Group, a diversity consulting group. She is also a Research Professor and the Director of the Diversity 360 Initiative at the University of Maryland. She earned her A.B. from Harvard University and her Ph.D. in sociology from Stanford University.

On today’s episode, Maya shares:

  • Her thoughts on whether or not Starbucks recent diversity training will work
  • Why there are still large income gaps between different racial groups, long after the civil rights movement
  • How families impact careers
  • The importance of networking connections and why they matter to diversity

Listen and learn more! You can play the podcast here, or download it on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher.

To learn more about Maya’s work, visit her website at http://thet10group.com/. You can also visit https://ischool.umd.edu/diversity-initiatives. And, you can follow her on Twitter at https://twitter.com/inequalitymtrs.

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