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

MoMA Design Store, New York City.<br> CREDIT: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/behdad/282804965/" target="_parent">Behdad Esfahbod </a><a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/deed.en" target="_parent">(CC)</a>

SEP 20, 2012 Podcast

The Business of Art

The value of art is incredibly subjective. Yet selling art is big business--and displaying art can be a money pit. For insights into this complex ...

CREDIT: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/jurvetson/6858564222/">Steve Jurvetson</a><a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/deed.en"> (CC)</a>

SEP 11, 2012 Podcast

The Power of Safety: How Safe Habits Triggered Responsibility at Alcoa

Business ethics professor and former Alcoa VP Bill O'Rourke shows how making safety a top priority transformed Alcoa across the board, in every aspect of ...

CREDIT: <a href=http://www.flickr.com/photos/21585925@N07/2289492421/>Parry</a> <a href=http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/deed.en>(CC)</a>

AUG 31, 2012 Podcast

Moral Leadership

Consulting firms have long helped corporations make their operations more efficient and profitable, but now moral leadership is being added to the equation. Two advisers ...

Looming Clouds over the American Dream.<br> CREDIT: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/sgvisuals/3369008905/">sgvisuals</a>, <a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/deed.en">(CC)</a>

AUG 15, 2012 Podcast

Changes in the American Middle Class

Both left and right agree that the U.S. income gap is widening. It's harder to agree on how to solve it. Fred Setterberg yearns ...

Workers outside a mill in Mumbai. CREDIT: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/gargi/4967680449/">Harini Calamur</a>.

AUG 2, 2012 Podcast

Confronting Youth Unemployment

With an unemployment rate three times higher than that of adults, there are 75 million youth worldwide looking for work. International Labour Organization head Juan Somavia ...

CREDIT: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/tjololo_photo/5003272976/">Tjolo Photo</a> (<a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/deed.en">CC</A>).

JUL 18, 2012 Podcast

The Business of Peace

Is it possible to quantify peace? Australian entrepreneur Steve Killelea found a correlation between peace and business and at Stanford's Peace Innovation Lab, researcher Mark ...

CREDIT: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/gillonde/420032501/">Gillonde</a> (<a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/deed.en">CC</a>)

JUL 6, 2012 Podcast

Competitive Ethics

The field of competitive intelligence illustrates the distinction we draw in our professional lives between ethics and law. Attorney Richard Horowitz shares some legal insights ...

Markets for Good

JUN 29, 2012 Podcast

Beyond the Checkbook: New Models for Corporate Philanthropy

This workshop features representatives from Citi Foundation, Thomson Reuters Foundation, Liquidnet for Good, and the UN Population Fund. Together with businesspeople and Carnegie New Leaders, ...

The Auschwitz Institute for Peace and Reconciliation

JUN 20, 2012 Podcast

What Does It Mean to Prevent Genocide?

It's essential to understand that genocide is a process, not an event, says Tibi Galis from the Auschwitz Institute for Peace and Reconciliation. It doesn't ...

African farmer sorts maize. CREDIT: <A HREF="http://www.flickr.com/photos/gatesfoundation/5534111628/">Gates Foundation</a>, (<a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/deed.en">CC</a>)

JUN 18, 2012 Podcast

Supply Chains, and China's Interests in Africa

Ambassador David Shinn and NYU Professor Joshua Eisenman discuss China's economic interests in Africa, and the ethical questions these raise. Next comes U.S. hedge ...