NPR logo

Explosion of Diversity Training Leads to Fatigue

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/5290395/5290396" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Explosion of Diversity Training Leads to Fatigue

Business

Explosion of Diversity Training Leads to Fatigue

Explosion of Diversity Training Leads to Fatigue

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/5290395/5290396" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

If you work in a big company or office, chances are you've gone through diversity training: workshops, recruitment programs, outreach projects. It's supposed to make things better, but many people dread it. Guests look at diversity fatigue — why it happens and what can be done.

Guests:

Sharon Rosenhause, chair of the American Society of Newspaper Editors' Diversity Committee; managing editor of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Stephen Young, founder and senior partner of Insight Education Systems, a management consulting firm specializing in diversity leadership and organizational development services

Julianne Malveaux, economist and president and CEO of Last Word Productions, a multimedia production company

We no longer support commenting on NPR.org stories, but you can find us every day on Facebook, Twitter, email, and many other platforms. Learn more or contact us.