All humans have bias, and as a result, so do the institutions we build. Internationally sought after diversity consultant Tiffany Jana offers concrete ways for anyone to work against institutional bias no matter what their position is in an organization.
Tiffany Jana is the co-founder of TMI Consulting
Incorporated, a diversity and inclusion management-consulting firm
founded in 2003 and headquartered
in Richmond, Virginia. TMI Consulting is a benefit corporation as well as a certified B
Corporation and earned the 2016 Best for the World honor from the nonprofit B Lab that certifies B Corps worldwide. She is the co-author of Overcoming Bias, which received an endorsement from 2016 Vice-Presidential candidate Tim Kaine and an internationally known keynote speaker on the topic of diversity and racial equity in the workplace.
Ashley Diaz Mejias earned her MA in Religious Studies at the University of Virginia and her MDiv at Union Presbyterian Seminary in Richmond. Ashley has devoted her academic work to researching and writing on racial bias and has written for blogs and led curricula for institutional conversations on race, systemic bias, and mass incarceration.
"This book is for individuals and leaders who are ready to move
beyond discussion and start taking measurable action toward
including the full rainbow of humanity in their enterprises. This
book provides a structured path forward for individuals and
institutions to take measured, objective steps toward creating more
equitable and inclusive workplaces."
--Van Jones, President, Dream Corps; author of the New York Times bestselling books The Green Collar Economy and Rebuild the Dream; CNN contributor; and host of The Van Jones Show
"Jana and Mejias provide a great foundation for leaders
and change-makers looking to disrupt the status quo."
-- Chas. Floyd Johnson, Executive Producer, NCIS: Los Angeles "This book should be required reading. Jana and Mejias have drawn us a clear road map for navigating intention toward action."
--Kelly Chopus, CEO, Robins Foundation "An important guide to help readers discern how to begin their journey of grace filled action."
--Monsignor G. Michael Schleupner, priest of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Baltimore and author of Inbox Inspirations