A leading diversity executive offers step-by-step guidance for confronting racial bias in the workplace
We are in the midst of a global reckoning on race, and corporations are on high alert. But conventional approaches have fallen short, leaving nagging questions about next steps. Why do diversity trainings fail? What’s so wrong with a company’s “colorblind” workplace culture?
In Inclusion Revolution, Daisy Auger-Domínguez provides frank answers to why popular efforts fail. She then presents the definitive roadmap for revolution, through her dynamic step-by-step process: Reflect, Visualize, Act, and Persist. She offers proven, research-based strategies for racially inclusive management.
Racial inequality in the workplace is a problem we can solve. Inclusion Revolution offers the necessary tools for managers to address issues of race, power, and exclusion, to build change that lasts. Because through the best teams, companies can finally create a stronger future.
About the Author
Daisy Auger-Domínguez is the chief people officer at Vice Media Group. She was formerly Google’s director of global diversity and inclusion strategy and global head of diversity staffing. She also served as the VP, talent acquisition and workforce diversity at Disney ABC Television Group, and she was the founder and CEO of Auger-Domínguez Ventures, a consultancy specializing in inclusive workplace culture theory and practice. She has earned a Community Service Leadership Award from the New York City Council and was named one of the 25 Most Powerful Women in People en Espanol. She lives in Brooklyn.
"Packed with exercises and reflection questions, the book provides concrete tools managers can put into action to address issues of race, power and exclusion." —Holly Corbett, Forbes
"While her advice is directed at employees at any level, Inclusion Revolution, by longtime DEI executive Daisy Auger Domínguez, focuses on what managers should do—for instance, track diversity metrics for hiring, retention, and growth; acknowledge conflict openly; and incentivize progress."
—Harvard Business Review
“Auger-Domínguez’s plan is intended to address organizational problems at the root… She pulls no punches, urging readers to take a good hard look at their own motivations and practices and reminding them that they are the ones responsible for taking action. Leaders eager to make a change should give this a look.”
“Put on your seatbelt and hold on tight. Inclusion Revolution is the ultimate roadmap for leaders who are willing to excavate their beliefs and cultivate the courage to prioritize belonging in their organizations and in their lives.”
—Tiffany Dufu, Founder & CEO, The Cru, and author of Drop the Ball
"Finally: a book about workplace equity that's not afraid to dig into the real issues. Daisy Auger-Domínguez is a powerhouse corporate diversity leader, and her practical guide is both groundbreaking and immediately actionable. The stakes are high, and Inclusion Revolution is the roadmap to genuine inclusion that we’ve all been waiting for."—Reshma Saujani, Founder, Girls Who Code and New York Times-bestselling author of Brave, Not Perfect
"In this no-holds-barred manifesto, Auger-Domínguez calls out every quick-fix and conceptual pitfall that derails progress, guiding managers through the steps necessary to create meaningful change. Each page is layered with the warmth of a friend who is rooting for you to succeed and the urgency of a leader who understands the consequences of failure. Do not read this book unless you are serious about bringing your workplace into the 21st century."—Alicia Menendez, MSNBC anchor and author of The Likeability Trap
"Inclusion Revolution is a must-read guide for leaders throughout industry who are ready to respond to the urgent call for equity and productivity. In clear and accessible language, Daisy Auger-Domínguez confirms the benefits of diverse and inclusive workplaces and demonstrates how to achieve them."—Anita Hill, Professor, Advocate and Chair of the Hollywood Commission
“Inclusion Revolution is the perfect book for our times. Based on her decades of experience in hiring and retaining diverse talent, Daisy Auger-Domínguez has written a practical, inspiring roadmap for building and growing equitable workplaces. Filled with concrete steps to take and an approachable style that invites readers in, this book is an invaluable call to action for everyone, no matter where you are in your career. After all, as Auger-Domínguez reminds us, meaningful change is a result of ‘millions of people acting in millions of different ways.’” —Cecile Richards, activist and author of Make Trouble