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

JUN 15, 2011 Podcast

Mindy S. Lubber: Working with Companies to Address Sustainability Challenges

Even though U.S. public policies are often lagging behind, pressures from shareholders and investors, greater transparency, and heightened risk awareness are all contributing to ...

MAY 23, 2011 Podcast

Follow the Money: Krishen Mehta on Capital Flight

How does capital flight work and how big a problem is it? Krishen Mehta of Global Financial Integrity (GFI) explains that in total, developing countries ...

MAY 20, 2011 Podcast

Going Green: Initiatives in the Workplace

Michael Ellis, from the sustainability consulting firm GreenOrder, discusses how companies can work with employees to make sure they're onboard with green initiatives--and why that's ...

MAY 10, 2011 Podcast

Alcoa's William O'Rourke: Ethical Business Practices, from Russia to Sustainability

It's all about personal convictions: Bill O'Rourke explains how he grew Alcoa's business in Russia to $1B revenue without giving a single bribe, and how ...

APR 19, 2011 Podcast

Scott Belsky on Making Ideas Happen

Scott Belsky's mission is to organize and empower creative professionals. "There's so much talk about how to be more creative, but there isn't enough discussion ...

APR 8, 2011 Podcast

Edward Glaeser on the Triumph of the City

"We live in an age in which it is effortless to telecommunicate across the globe, in which we could all just dial in from some ...

APR 3, 2011 Podcast

Captain James Staples on International Piracy

Everyone knows that the only real solution to piracy in the Indian Ocean is to stabilize Somalia and revive its economy, says Merchant Marine Captain ...

MAR 24, 2011 Podcast

Swan Paik on Nike Foundation and the Girl Effect

Women and girls are a powerful accelerator for change, says Nike Foundation's Swan Paik. By allowing girls to fall through irreversible trap doors in adolescence, ...

MAR 9, 2011 Podcast

Interview with John Tessitore, Editor of Ethics & International Affairs Journal

As Ethics & International Affairs journal celebrates its 25th anniversary and its move to Cambridge University Press, Editor John Tessitore discusses the journal's mission, its themes, ...

MAR 1, 2011 Podcast

Jerusha Klemperer of Slow Food USA

Jerusha Klemperer, associate director of programs at Slow Food USA, explains the differences between slow and fast food and discusses food equity--how to make slow ...