Phronesis: Practical Wisdom for Leaders

Beth Zemsky - Saying What's True to Us

Scott’s podcast called Phronesis: Practical Wisdom for Leaders  offers discussions on all things leadership, incorporating practical tips designed to help make a difference in how we lead and live. Given that the context for my work and leadership tends to be different than most of the listeners of the Phronesis podcast, Scott explicitly wanted to focus our conversation on my history as an activist and organizer to bring these perspectives to his audience.

Facing Change Building Board Diversity: Attraction

Part 1 for a series of webinars with the American Association of Museums focusing on attracting racially and ethnically diverse Board members. How do you build knowledge and interest in your organization? What has your organization done to “sell” itself to communities not currently engaged?

The Beth Zemsky Podcast: Episode 24

With Guest Athena Atkins

We discuss some of the issues currently impacting us, our families and our work. Such as; the resurgence of violent white nationalism, anti-immigrant & anti-Latinx policies, and the increase in hate crimes.

The Beth Zemsky Podcast: Episode 23

Abolitionism with LaDonna Sanders Redmond

Our conversation covers a lot of ground – from the somatic impacts of racism and the importance of healing body, mind and soul as vital to abolition and emancipation – to the impact of the resurgence of visible, violent white nationalism on efforts to abolish systemic white supremacy – to LaDonna’s visions of emancipation that include co-ops and expanding systems of mutual aid

The Beth Zemsky Podcast: Episode 22

The People’s Inauguration

To discuss how to do this, in this episode I am joined by my friends and colleagues Kerrian Suarez, Executive Director of Equity in the Center, and Andrew Plumley, Director of Inclusion at the American Alliance of Museums and Board member of Equity in the Center. Our conversation was recorded just a week after the insurrection at the U.S. Capital.

The Beth Zemsky Podcast: Episode 21

Nisha Anand from Dream Corps

Specifically, we discussed how to utilize Dream Corps’ core philosophy of finding common ground as a radical concept to bring people together across racial, social, and partisan lines to create a future with dignity for all.