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

OCT 3, 2010 Podcast

Ethics in Business: Interview with Ian Yolles, Chief Marketing Officer at RecycleBank

RecycleBank's mission is to entice consumers to recycle with a rewards system similar to frequent flyer programs. "You can think of it, in a sense, ...

SEP 8, 2010 Podcast

Ethics in Business: Interview with Architect Joan Krevlin

Joan Krevlin's work as an architect demonstrates what integrity can bring to a career. Deploying form and function with integrity is key to design. Krevlin ...

SEP 7, 2010 Podcast

Ethics in Business: Interview with Christoph Lueneburger, Sustainability Practice Leader

Christoph Lueneburger is the leader of the sustainability practice and the U.S. private equity practice at Egon Zehnder International, a human capital advisory firm. ...

JUL 29, 2010 Podcast

Ethics in Business: Interview with Digital Activist Mary Joyce

Joyce, who worked on Obama's campaign, defines digital activism as the use of digital technology in campaigns for social and political change. But technology is ...

JUL 9, 2010 Podcast

Ethics in Business: Interview with Felipe Botero, VP, MetLife

Felipe Botero is a VP at MetLife Insurance. Day-to-day, he develops insurance for retiring baby-boomers. But he is also taking on the enormous responsibility of ...

SEP 14, 2009 Podcast

Interview with Richard Kauffman, CEO, Good Energies

"There is really nothing quite as essential, both in the developed and the developing world, as energy. You literally cannot have economic development without energy."

SEP 3, 2009 Podcast

Interview with Julius Walls, Jr., CEO, Greyston Bakery

Greyston Bakery was started on the premise of bringing the unemployed into the workforce. In fact the company's motto is, "We don't hire people to ...

AUG 25, 2009 Podcast

Interview with Robert S. Harrison, CEO, Clinton Global Initiative

"I hope that CGI is able to serve as the catalyst for action, the group that is essentially creating a market between companies and governments ...

AUG 18, 2009 Podcast

Interview with Seth Merrin of Liquidnet Holdings

Seth Merrin is the CEO and founder of Liquidnet, a successful investment firm which gives 1 percent of its pretax income to philanthropic initiatives. Here Merrin ...

AUG 11, 2009 Podcast

Interview with Michele Wucker

"People should be able to pursue whatever helps them to fulfill their greatest potential, and that's what migration is about," says World Policy Institute's Michele ...