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A Conversation with Joi Chaney, National Urban League

April 17, 2021

Dear Minority Leaders, It has been far too long since I published an episode. Life has been busy, to say the least. I've missed you all and am glad to come back like a lion with this episode, featuring the National Urban League' s Joi Chaney, Executive Director of the Washington Bureau and Seni…

Diversity, Equity, And Inclusion Politics

A Conversation with Erika West, The Raben Group

March 14, 2021

Happy Women's History Month, listeners! March is also my birthday month and this episode was definitely the perfect gift! This episode features my girl Erika West , principal at The Raben Group . Erika and I have been friends since our days at Howard University. Ya'll already know the Real HU pr…

Diversity, Equity, And Inclusion Black Women Society & Culture Politics

A Conversation with Kendra Brown, Director of Public Policy, Mastercard

Jan. 30, 2021

Dear listeners— Thanks for your patience. It has been over a month since our last episode aired, as life and career changes had me sidelined for a bit. I’m excited to return with an episode featuring one of the most authentic and accomplished leaders in Washington, who also happens to be one of my …

Guest: Kendra Brown
Black Women Politics

A Conversation with Jotaka Eaddy, founder & CEO Full Circle Strategies and Chief Organizer of the Win with Black Women Collective

Jan. 30, 2021

Dear Listeners, During this very moving episode, I interview my Soror Jotaka Eaddy, founder & CEO of Full Circle Strategies, and Chief Organizer of the Win with Black Women Collective (WWBW). I am one of Jotaka's biggest fans, so this episode is full of hilarious fangirl moments as we discuss our #…

Guest: Jotaka Eaddy

The Minority Leaders, featuring Dannie Diego, Senior Strategic Alliances Manager, Insperity

Jan. 25, 2021

Dear listeners, Episode 11 of The Minority Leaders Podcast was taped prior to the violent insurrection that took place at the United States Capitol on January 6, 2021. My guest, Dannie Diego , a former Washington politico and current Texan, and I discuss interactions with people she has met in the …

The Minority Leaders Podcast featuring Na'ilah Amaru, Advocacy & Policy Strategist

Dec. 21, 2020

Dear listeners, Thank you for sticking with us these past four months! We are truly grateful for this incredible bonding experience with fellow women of color leaders. The surprising success of this podcast makes clear just how formidable we are when we come together to harness the full power of …

Diversity, Equity, And Inclusion Society & Culture Sustainable Development

The Minority Leaders, featuring Indira Ahluwalia, Founder and President, KAUR Strategies LLC

Nov. 26, 2020

Episode 9 of The Minority Leaders features Indira Ahluwalia , author, and Founder and President of KAUR Strategies, LLC , a firm that provides coaching, strategic, and advisory services to executives and emerging leaders in mission driven organizations. Indira has worked in sustainable development…

Politics Diversity, Equity, And Inclusion

The Minority Leaders Podcast Special Series: Women in Government Relations Excellence in Advocacy Awards - Episode 2

Nov. 10, 2020

The Minority Leaders Podcast is proud to partner with Women in Government Relations (WGR ) and the Professional Women in Advocacy Conference on special episodes featuring 2020 recipients of the Excellence in Advocacy Awards . The theme of this year's virtual conference, which will take place Novemb…

Politics Diversity, Equity, And Inclusion

The Minority Leaders Podcast Special Series: Women in Government Relations Excellence in Advocacy Awards- Episode 1

Nov. 10, 2020

The Minority Leaders Podcast is proud to partner with Women in Government Relations (WGR ) and the Professional Women in Advocacy Conference on special episodes featuring 2020 recipients of the Excellence in Advocacy Awards . The theme of this year's virtual conference, which will take place Novemb…

Politics Black Women

A Conversation with Waikinya J.S. Clanton, Senior Advisor, Democratic National Committee

Oct. 24, 2020

In episode 8, host Algene Sajery speaks with Waikinya Clanton, Senior Advisor to the Chairman of the Democratic National Committee, President and CEO of WJSC Enterprises, LLC., creator and host of the web show for women, Politically Sassy, founder of Power of the PUMP, and Equity Advisor to inter…

Guest: Jotaka Eaddy
Diversity, Equity, And Inclusion Politics Latina

A Conversation with Ana Rosa Quintana, Senior Policy Analyst for Latin America and the Western Hemisphere, Heritage Foundation

Oct. 10, 2020

I n episode 7, host Algene Sajery speaks with Ana Quintana , Senior Policy Analyst for Latin America and the Western Hemisphere at the Heritage Foundation . Ana’s research at Heritage focuses on U.S. foreign policy toward Latin America and the Caribbean, with an emphasis on civil-military issues an…

National Security Asian American Capitol Hill

A Conversation with Jessica Lee, Senior Research Fellow, East Asia Program Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft

Oct. 6, 2020

In episode 6, host Algene Sajery speaks with Jessica Lee , Senior Research Fellow for the East Asia Program at the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft . Jessica's research at QI focuses on U.S. foreign policy toward Asia-Pacific region, with an emphasis on alliances and North Korea. Jessica…

A Conversation with Reta Jo Lewis, German Marshall Fund of the United States

Oct. 1, 2020

In Episode 5, host Algene Sajery welcomes her mentor Reta Jo Lewis, Senior Fellow and Director of Congressional Affairs at The German Marshall Fund of the United States to the show. A former diplomat, lawyer, and current co-chair of Women of Color for Biden-Harris, Reta Jo discusses the value of di…

A Conversation with Kendra Gaither and Brionne Dawson from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Sept. 23, 2020

In Episode 4, host Algene Sajery welcomes Kendra Gaither and Brionne Dawson from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to the show to discuss their unique career paths, democracy and rule of law, and the value of public-private partnerships in international economic development. Guest Bios: Kendra Gaither …

A conversation with Deesha Dyer, former Social Secretary for the Obama White House

Aug. 28, 2020

On this episode of The Minority Leaders, host Algene Sajery speaks with Deesha Dyer, former Social Secretary for the Obama White House. She is the founder of BeGirl.World , an organization that empowers African American teenage girls through global education and travel, a former Resident Fellow at …

A Conversation with Mieke Eoyang, Senior Vice President for National Security, Third Way

Aug. 21, 2020

In this second episode of The Minority Leaders, host Algene Sajery speaks with Mieke Eoyang , Senior Vice President for National Security at Third Way, a national think tank that champions center-left ideas. Mieke is one of the most respected thought-leaders on foreign policy and national security …

A Conversation with The Black Women's Congressional Alliance

July 30, 2020

In this inaugural episode of The Minority Leaders, host Algene Sajery speaks with leaders of the Black Women’s Congressional Alliance (BWCA)— an organization focused on helping to promote and mentor Black women congressional staffers. BWCA co-founders Keenan Austin Reed and Christina Henderson dis…