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Embracing Diversity of Thought The Impact of Cultural Backgrounds on DEI Work with Essraa Nawar

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Welcome to the 14th episode of the Inclusive Leader Spotlight podcast. Your host, Juan Taveras, talks with the Assistant Dean for Library DEI Initiatives and Development (Full Librarian) at Chapman University and the Host of the TV Show “Salon Essraa: The TV Show Telling Inspiring Stories One Egyptian Expat at a Time, Essraa Nawar.

Essraa's journey is a testament to the power of embracing diversity and fostering inclusion. Originally from Egypt, Essraa's experiences in a homogeneous society and her subsequent move to the United States have profoundly shaped her perspective on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). Her story is not just about professional achievements but also about personal growth and the continuous effort to understand and embrace the "other."

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