March 31, 2022

146 How to Build a Real Workplace Culture of Inclusion that Delivers Results with Cynthia Owyoung |Partnering Leadership Global Thought Leader

146 How to Build a Real Workplace Culture of Inclusion that Delivers Results with Cynthia Owyoung |Partnering Leadership Global Thought Leader

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Cynthia Owyoung, the vice-president of inclusion, equity, and belonging at Robinhood. Cynthia is also the Founder of Breaking Glass Forums, which aims to elevate diverse talent and inclusive organizations. In addition, she has established and led diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives for over 15 years as an executive at organizations in multiple industries. 


In this conversation, Mahan and Cynthia Owyoung speak about Cynthia's new book, All Are Welcome: How to Build a Real Workplace Culture of Inclusion That Delivers Results. Cynthia Owyoung shares frameworks for making inclusion and belonging a reality in organizations. Cynthia also shares what leaders can do to go beyond just talking about diversity and inclusion and create environments that genuinely value inclusion and develop a sense of belonging for all team members. 



Some Highlights:

  • Cynthia Owyoung on the diverse cultures of her upbringing and how it shaped her mission for diversity and inclusion and creating access to opportunities for all
  • How our biases and stereotypes impact how we think, interpret, and make assumptions and the effects on our decision-making
  • Becoming inclusive leaders and driving change in our organizations 
  • The role of the 4Ps: people, place, product, and planet in creating a more inclusive ecosystem for all
  • How inclusivity can be measured and managed properly
  • How the future of work will impact diversity, equity, and inclusion



Books & Resources Mentioned:


Connect with Cynthia Owyoung:

Websites: www.cynthiaowyoung.com/

www.breaking.glass/ (Breaking Glass Forums)

YouTube: Breaking Glass Forums

Twitter: @CindyOwyoung

LinkedIn: Cynthia Owyoung

Facebook: Breaking Glass Forums



Connect with Mahan Tavakoli:

MahanTavakoli.com



More information and resources are available at the Partnering Leadership Podcast website: 

PartneringLeadership.com