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

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JUN 6, 2012 Podcast

Supply Chain Accountability

How can ethical practices be made an integral part of overseas supply chains? Here's reporter Charles Duhigg on how habits can impact the ethical behavior ...

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MAY 22, 2012 Podcast

The Intersection of Global Health and Business

How can global health be improved?  PepsiCo executive Derek Yach speaks about the positive changes corporations are making, and Professor Yanzhong Huang discusses China's health ...

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MAY 8, 2012 Podcast

The Evolution of Occupy Wall Street

In less than a year, Occupy Wall Street (OWS) has re-energized the conversation about income inequality, provided a forum for a wide array of causes, ...

Dov Seidman

MAY 8, 2012 Podcast

Ethics Matter: Dov Seidman, a Moral Philosopher in a Suit

Leadership is going from being command-and-control to connect-and-collaborate; from inspecting for trust to giving it away; and from discussing success towards significance: "If we make ...

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MAY 2, 2012 Podcast

Green Asia

Nobuo Tanaka sees diverse energy sources--including nuclear--as the key to Asia's future and Arthur Huang is the inventor of "POLLI-bricks." This pair of interviews illustrates ...

MAY 1, 2012 Podcast

Special Preview: May Day and Occupy Wall Street

This "Just Business" preview features two Occupy Wall Street (OWS) activists. OWS has hibernated a bit since New York City shut down its flagship encampment ...

NPR Planet Money

APR 24, 2012 Podcast

Planet Money Tells the Story of Sovereign Debt

How can you explain the European debt crisis so that ordinary Americans can understand--and what's more, care? Through interviews and story-telling techniques, these two NPR ...

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APR 9, 2012 Podcast

New Models for Corporate Giving

Two experts from the world of philanthropy discuss a new kind of corporate citizenship. Today, companies are increasingly making more sophisticated contributions that build on ...

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APR 4, 2012 Podcast

The "How" of Business Ethics in the Financial Sector

With his public resignation letter, Goldman Sachs executive Greg Smith lamented "the decline in the firm's moral fiber." How can financial managers strengthen the ethical ...

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MAR 21, 2012 Podcast

Ethics Matter: Mary Ellen Iskenderian, CEO of Women's World Banking

CEO of Women's World Banking Iskenderian explains why investing in women makes so much sense. She also tackles the recent critiques of microfinance and discusses ...