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

CREDIT: Gusta Johnson, Carnegie Council

JUN 17, 2015 Podcast

A Conversation with Ashoka Founder Bill Drayton on Social Entrepreneurship

For millennia, the world was organized around efficiency and repetition, says Bill Drayton, but now this system isĀ  being replaced by a world organized around ...

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JUN 11, 2015 Podcast

Why We Cheat: Stories of Dishonesty and Human Nature from Dan Ariely and Others

In this last installment of our three-part series on workplace ethics in collaboration with EthicalSystems.org, we take an honest look at cheating. According to ...

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MAY 18, 2015 Podcast

Ethical Negotiation: Not an Oxymoron

In this second podcast in our collaboration with EthicalSystems.org, we examine negotiation. Turning again to behavioral science for insight, we learn that transparency and ...

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APR 13, 2015 Podcast

Ethical Systems Design: Bringing Behavioral Science Into Corporate Life

This is the first in a series of podcasts in collaboration with EthicalSystems.org to explore behavioral science in the workplace. In this installment, we're ...

Bill Gates administers polio drops to a child in Chad. CREDIT: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/gatesfoundation/6198962657/" target="_blank">Gates Foundation</a>

MAR 5, 2015 Podcast

Dual Legacy: The Effect of Business Thinking on the Social Sector

This month on "Impact," we're taking a close look at a huge issue--legacy. In this case, we're examining how it relates to contemporary philanthropy and ...

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JAN 16, 2015 Podcast

Politics and Profits of Academia

Even if universities are not for profit, budgets loom large in higher education--and global markets hold revenue potential. In this episode, we look at three ...

Piyush Tewari. CREDIT: SaveLIFE Foundation

DEC 16, 2014 Podcast

The Business of Humanitarian Aid and Philanthropy: A Case Study

By using a single organization, SaveLIFE Foundation in India, as a case study, this episode of Impact explores how NGOs in emerging markets adopt business ...

2013 Sayada Community Network Building. CREDIT: <a href="https://plus.google.com/photos/113632566131475824062/albums/5965895313641259393/5965897686580208274?pid=5965897686580208274&oid=113632566131475824062">Ryan Gerety</a>

OCT 31, 2014 Podcast

The Bright Side to Big Data: Good Intentions and Ethical Questions

We wrap up our three-part series on data and privacy with a look at some ways big data can improve our communities. Technology and big ...

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OCT 8, 2014 Podcast

Data Threats: Hackers, Government Agencies, and Defending Data Online

Cybersecurity risks increases daily as more and more of our private information is stored online--and the biggest threat isn't necessarily hackers. This second episode in ...

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SEP 5, 2014 Podcast

Big Data, Virginia Woolf, and the Right to be Forgotten

As a society, we're still developing vocabulary to talk about data technology and the moral questions it raises. In this first of a series of ...