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Dakota Midday: Ellen McGirt Opens Conversation On Race


Ellen McGirt is an award winning long-form journalist who also covers race, culture and leadership for Fortune. Her reporting has taken her inside the C-Suites of Facebook, Nike, Twitter, Intel, and Cisco; to the campaign trail with Barack Obama; to Lagos, Nigeria in search of tech entrepreneurs. Her most recent Fortune feature, I Will Follow, is an in-depth look at ONE, Bono’s global anti-poverty organization. She attended Brown University and is on the board of L’Ecole de Choix, an elementary school in Mirebalais, Haiti.

McGirt joins Dakota Midday to discuss the importance of talking about diversity, inclusive leadership, and fighting against violence in indigenous populations.