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Season Three • The Future of Health

This season, we'll be looking at the state of our collective health in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. What will it take to bring us back together? What have we learned, and what have we lost? Stay tuned for our first episode in early May.
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Episode 209: Anti-Racism Work + Commitments: A Mission Forward Business Leaders Roundtable

A few weeks back, we reached out to a group of CEOs and business leaders with a very big request: join Carrie and Alex Orfinger of the Washington Business Journal for an honest, on-the-record, uncomfortable conversation about the anti-racist commitments and statements we have made over the last twelve months, and assess our progress against those commitments. In our season two finale, we bring you that conversation.
Cover image for Episode 209 Mission Forward Podcast: Close up of Woman's face with text reading Culture School with Amira El-Gawly

Episode 208: Culture School with Amira El Gawly

Amira El-Gawly believes love is making a comeback at work, and she should know: she’s spent the better part of her career with a keen eye on her people, their relationships, and what leads to better results. This week she shares the hard work of bringing people together.
Episode 207 Mission Forward Podcast: Close up of Woman's face with text reading Equity Through Action with C. Marie Taylor

Episode 207: Equity Through Action with C.Marie Taylor

C.Marie Taylor’s company is Equity Through Action and through that organization, she leads leaders through active coaching, equity training, leadership development and recruitment focused on building equity into the very fabric of those with whom she works.
Episode 4 Mission Forward Podcast: close up of man's face with text reading Narrative Change with Anand Giridharadas

Episode 4: Narrative Change with Anand Giridharadas

Anand Giridharadas is a writer who walks headlong into the storm of corporate institutional power. His latest book, “Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World,” is a rebuke of the “unelected upper crust” and their efforts to lobby and influence in the face of our public institutions. He joins Carrie Fox on the Mission Forward stage this week.
Episode 3 Mission Forward Podcast: close up of woman's face with text reading How Racism Harms All of Us with Natalie Burke

Episode 3: How Racism Harms All of Us with Natalie Burke

Natalie Burke is back with us today for a conversation that addresses one central question: how does racism harm us all? It’s a deceivingly simple question that is achingly difficult to answer. Natalie’s efforts to create what she calls “constructive discomfort” goes a long way toward helping us all adapt to the pain that can come through learning and change. When we can face our discomfort in trust we all win through transformation.
Episode 2 Mission Forward Podcast: headshot of a man and a woman with text reading The Language of Equity with Mauricio Miller and Natalie Burke

Episode 2: The Language of Equity with Mauricio Miller & Natalie Burke

This week on Mission Forward, we bring you a conversation from 2017 with two guests who boldly challenge assumptions we hold in our everyday lives. They stand unafraid to say the things many of us think, using their words and ideas as waves cresting in and over us, then receding, laying bare our understanding of ourselves and how we relate to the world around us a little more clearly.