Unscripted: Who Gets to (Re)Write History? … and Why Does that Matter for CEOs?
On October 13, 2020, we heard from communications and cultural practitioners about the intersection of our collective historical narrative and business practices and leadership, how who we hear and remember, especially over time, influences our structure, systems and identities—specifically in the workplace.
Watch the recording below:
Moderated by WMFDP VP of Client Experience, Jim Morris, and featuring our guests: Amalia Alarcón Morris (WMFDP Senior Consultant), Justin Hinkley (The Alpena News Managing Editor), and Shawna Bluestar Newcomb (The Reverance Code Reset)
More about our guests:
Amalia Alarcón Morris has partnered with WMFDP for over 14 years as a senior consultant, working with government jurisdictions across the West region to dismantle institutional racism. She spent over 35 years working with underserved and under-engaged communities to improve access to community services, healthcare and the political process. More about Amalia.
Justin A. Hinkley is the managing editor of The Alpena (Michigan) News. Previously, he was an investigative reporter at the Lansing (Michigan) State Journal and an education reporter at the Battle Creek (Michigan) Enquirer. During his time at the Enquirer, he attended the White Men as Full Diversity Partners’ White Men as Allies learning lab in Battle Creek. He was born and raised in Michigan and lives in Alpena with his wife and 12-year-old son.
Shawna Bluestar Newcomb has opened hearts and minds around the world as an international speaker, visionary changemaker, consultant, and spiritual practitioner. Shawna works at the intersection of social, and racial justice, spirituality, and holistic well-being. She teaches decolonization education to reveal hidden history, and the root causes behind the current ecological, social, political and economic crises. Shawna collaborates with her father to help lead a 40-year global movement for conscious change. Together they speak out on the Doctrine of Discovery, and The Domination Code, examining the unhealthy mindset and patterns behind dynamics of power, privilege and dehumanization. She shows how these patterns have led to our collective trauma, and the importance of compassionate witnessing. Shawna shares a way forward, teaching insights from her unique system and online course for changemakers: The Reverence Code Reset. More about Shawna.