Creating a Culture of Inclusivity: Insights from Mita Mallick, Head of Inclusion, Equity, and Impact at Carta

April 22, 2024

Welcome to another episode of The Grey Areas Podcast! Joining me today is none other than the amazing Mita Mallick! She is currently the Chief Diversity Officer at Carta and has had an extensive career as a marketer in the beauty and consumer products good space. Her passion for change in the workforce around inclusion led her to write the Wall Street Journal and US Today’s bestseller ‘Reimagine Inclusion: Debunking 13 Myths To Transform Your Workplace.’ With many more impressive titles from co-host of the Brown Table Talk podcast, to LinkedIn Top Voice and DEI Thought Leader, Mita can be recognized as a corporate change maker.

Be a part of this conversation as we speak on inclusion and exclusion in the workplace and hear about Mita’s personal experiences and the insights she has acquired throughout her impressive career!

Tune in to hear:
• 2:00 – Mita’s personal journey: How inclusion and exclusion have driven her.
• 5:40 – Social media’s role in fostering inclusion and company initiatives.
• 8:50 – Leadership impact on diversity, inclusion and our personal responsibility for change.
• 10:50 – Organizations strategies for measuring inclusion impact – narrowing down focus and making traction.
• 13:00 – Evolution and challenges of diversity and inclusion in corporate settings.
• 17:20 – Effectiveness of diversity, inclusion, and equity in hybrid and virtual work environments.
• 20:42 – Inspiration behind writing ‘Reimagine inclusion: Debunking 13 Myths To Transform Your Workplace’ and readers’ responses. 
• 29:30 – Mita’s experiences with grey areas and toxicity in the workplace.
• 33:55 – Cubicle confessions: Gender bias, feeling excluded and dismissed despite expertise, wanting to promote diversity and inclusion in your company.

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Mita’s Links:
Her New Book: Reimagine Inclusion

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