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Best Diversity & Inclusion Podcasts

Best Diversity & Inclusion Podcasts

At Umbrex, our consultants work to help our clients follow through on their commitments to diversity and inclusion. With our experience in leading people-centered organizational transformations, we design and implement strategies to create cultures of inclusivity through which the organization can thrive.

Examples of recent projects include:

  • Empowering affinity, employee, and business resource groups as sources of innovation
  • Creating effective employee councils that head diversity initiatives
  • Coaching executives to lead diversity and inclusion initiatives

To learn more about our work or find a diversity and inclusion consultant, visit our Diversity & Inclusion Practice.

Our consultants find that podcasts are an excellent way to remain up to date.

Here are the top podcasts on diversity and inclusion recommended by our members.



Confessions of a DEI Pro by Ashanti Bentil-Dhue

The Confessions of a DEI Pro Podcast is hosted by Ashanti Bentil-Dhue. She believes that the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) industry must be held accountable and ethical by training and supporting practitioners, consultants, leaders and people managers to develop the transformational competencies needed to be effective in this industry. In this podcast, she explores how to upskill and support the development and growth of DEI consultants, leads and practitioners whether inhouse or independent. If you want to grow your career in DEI, then this is the podcast for you.

DiverCity Podcast: Talking Diversity and Inclusion in the Financial Services Industry by Julia Streets Productions

DiverCity Podcast is all about equality, inclusion, and diversity in financial services, with leading commentators from around the world bringing fresh perspectives to the D&I debate. Hosted by Julia Streets, on each episode we seek to shine a light on positive progress, call out areas requiring further focus and offer lots of ideas to help drive change.

Diversity: Beyond the Checkbox by Jackie Ferguson

On this podcast, we share diverse perspectives from leaders in their industry, and we get to hear what diversity means to them, why businesses should be focused on diversity and inclusion initiatives, and why D&I is not only the right thing to do, going beyond the checkbox is absolutely imperative to the growth of your company. Hosted by Jackie Ferguson, Certified Diversity Executive and Head of Content & Programming at The Diversity Movement. For more DEI content, head over to Podcast production by Earfluence.

The Element of Inclusion by Dr Jonathan Ashong-Lamptey

Every week we inform and educate using applied research and thought leadership. Get your pen and paper ready because this is one of the world’s most valuable resources to help you on your Inclusion journey. We provide book reviews, research breakdowns, explainers, opinion pieces, interviews and much more.

We’re on a mission to help a million people like you to make your workplace more inclusive.

To continue the conversation join us on Linkedin: The Element of Inclusion Community.

The Forum on Workplace Inclusion Podcast by Forum on Workplace Inclusion

The Forum on Workplace Inclusion podcast offers an opportunity to engage with diversity, equity, and inclusion topics on a monthly basis. With a wide array of relevant DEI topics, we welcome you to join in each month as attendees from a variety of industries around the globe participate and share their ideas.

For 31 years, The Forum on Workplace Inclusion® has served as a convening hub for those seeking to grow their leadership and effectiveness in the field of diversity and inclusion by engaging people, advancing ideas and igniting change.

Inclusion Works by Hive Learning

The Inclusion Works podcast explores the secrets of building inclusive culture at work and in the community. We’ll be joined by leaders, experts and activists all working to bring fresh thinking to the inclusion debate. We’ll be asking those all-important questions to find out more about them, their work and how they make inclusion work

If you’re interested in driving change, accelerating diversity or simply finding ways to be more inclusive every day, then join us for Inclusion Works. Because diversity is just half of the battle.

Race at Work with Porter Braswell by Harvard Business Review

Race is a topic many of us struggle to talk about at work, yet it shapes so many of our career experiences and outcomes. But host Porter Braswell (Jopwell) is on a mission to create a safe space to share those stories – and learn from them. Hear leaders from business and government trace their personal journeys with race, equity, and inclusion. And learn from their mistakes and their triumphs.

The views expressed on this podcast are those of its hosts, guests, and callers, and not those of Harvard Business Review.

reWorked: The Diversity and Inclusion Podcast by EW Group: Diversity and Inclusion Consultancy

Join the EW Group team as they speak to leaders in diversity and inclusion, discussing best practice and wellbeing tips. Learn how you can rework your company culture to make it more inclusive. Brought to you by diversity consultancy, EW Group – we have 29 years of expertise in diversity consultancy, unconscious bias training and inclusive leadership.