Julia Taylor Kennedy

Center for Talent Innovation; Former Carnegie Council Staff

Julia Taylor Kennedy is senior vice president and senior fellow at the Center for Talent Innovation, where she drives qualitative research and writes reports on gender and diversity in the workplace.

Previously, she was a program officer at Carnegie Council.

Taylor Kennedy has advised speakers for platforms like the World Economic Forum and the United Nations, and collaborated on articles published in Forbes, Time, and academic journals. She has designed and facilitated sessions at The Conference Board, the UN and Carnegie Council, among others. Taylor Kennedy also hosted and produced 51%, a public radio show on gender issues, and reported for NPR and NPR member stations. She earned a MA of international relations from Yale University and a journalism degree from Northwestern University.

Featured Work

FEB 24, 2011 Podcast

Roo Rogers on Collaborative Consumption

Author and eco-entrepreneur Roo Rogers' ventures include an alternative town-car service that uses hybrid cars. His recent book, "What's Mine is Yours," discusses ...

FEB 7, 2011 Podcast

Just Business: Susan Davis on Business Solutions to Fight Poverty

"Although there is no magic bullet, social entrepreneurship unlocks everybody's ability to be a change maker and to participate in the solutions to their own ...

FEB 4, 2011 Podcast

Ethics in Business: Interview with Karl Hofmann on Private Sector Tools in Promoting Global Health

"We strongly believe that markets can be made to work for the poor in ways that far surpass the ability of the public sector and ...

FEB 4, 2011 Podcast

Just Business: Peter Escher on the MBA Oath

Can MBAs be held to "do no harm" standards similar to those of MDs? The MBA Oath was created by a group of Class of 2009 ...

JAN 26, 2011 Podcast

Interview with Colette Lespinasse on Haiti

Colette Lespinasse discusses pre-existing governance and human rights issues in disaster-stricken Haiti. She addresses the recent earthquake and cholera outbreak, as well as her work ...

DEC 17, 2010 Podcast

Interview with Susan Aryeetey on Women in Ghana

Susan Aryeetey discusses her work empowering women in Ghana. She has a background in journalism and communications, and has spent the last eight years at ...

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DEC 14, 2010 Article

Las Presidentas

A new era in Latin America or status quo in another form? While female politicians' success in Latin American elections is laudable, this trend does ...

DEC 8, 2010 Podcast

Interview with Alex Felson, Landscape Architect and Urban Ecologist

A professor at Yale University, a landscape architect, and an urban ecologist, Alex Felson creates designs that take local and built environments into account. His ...

NOV 10, 2010 Podcast

Interview with Jonathan Rose on Green Real Estate

Jonathan Rose was one of the sustainability movement's "early adopters." He led the way in developing green affordable housing, and continues to focus on green ...

OCT 25, 2010 Podcast

Interview with William Powers, Living Off the Grid

William Powers discusses his life's journey, including time in Liberia and Bolivia, and a stay in a 12 x 12-foot cabin with no electricity or running ...