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

AUG 6, 2009 Podcast

Interview with Joseph Cahalan

"The more Xerox found out about the value of inclusion--" says Joseph Cahalan of Xerox, "that good talent comes in all colors, genders, religions, and ...

JUL 29, 2009 Podcast

Interview with Brian Trelstad

"Where we are fiercely critical of grants-based approaches is the design of services that ignore the end recipient," says Acumen Fund chief investment officer Brian ...

JUL 23, 2009 Podcast

Interview with Alice Korngold

Consultant, author, and blogger Alice Korngold talks about her work connecting corporate executives with nonprofit boards, and the transformation that takes place, person after person, ...

JUL 16, 2009 Podcast

Interview with Sarah Greenberg

Sarah GreenbergĀ discusses the social and environmental risks that companies sometimes take and how these can affect the bottom line. Tobacco is a prime example. ...

JUL 10, 2009 Podcast

Interview with Hans Decker

"Money-making is the base for good business," says Columbia University's Hans Decker, "but we all intuitively know that there's more to it." Julia Kennedy talks ...

JUL 2, 2009 Podcast

Interview with George Pohle

"When companies go above and beyond with regard to the corporate responsibility that customers expect, they frequently can charge higher prices, get better market share, ...

JUN 26, 2009 Podcast

Interview with Sujeesh Krishnan and Euan Murray

Julia Kennedy talks to Sujeesh Krishnan and Euan Murray of Carbon Trust about the journey to discover the biggest sources of emissions for businesses, and ...

JUN 19, 2009 Podcast

Interview with Christine Bader

"Increasingly, human rights is the lens through which people view how business impacts them," says Christine Bader, formerly of BP and now Advisor to the ...