Dei Deconstructed: Your No-Nonsense Guide to Doing the Work and Doing It Right

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Berrett-Koehler Publishers
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6.1 X 9.1 X 1.1 inches | 1.4 pounds

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About the Author
Lily Zheng (they/them) is a sought-after diversity, equity, and inclusion speaker, strategist, and organizational consultant who specializes in hands-on systemic change to turn positive intentions into positive outcomes for workplaces and everyone in them. A dedicated changemaker and advocate named a Forbes D&I Trailblazer and LinkedIn Top Voice in Racial Equity, Lily and their work have been featured by the Harvard Business Review, New York Times, and NPR.
"Women of color deserve truly equitable workplaces where our success and well-being is centered. Lily Zheng's DEI Deconstructed is a compelling must-read for leaders who want to stay accountable, make change, and create better workplaces for us all."
--Minda Harts, bestselling author of The Memo and Right Within

"Action-oriented, results-driven, and outcomes-based, Lily Zheng's no-nonsense approach transforms DEI into a tangible and accessible process to galvanize your entire workforce as DEI stakeholders."
--David G. Smith, PhD, Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, and coauthor of Athena Rising and Good Guys

"Using their signature decisive and direct voice, Lily Zheng delivers an accountability-centered and immediately actionable road map to building a more equitable and inclusive modern workplace."
--Michelle MiJung Kim, award-winning author of The Wake Up and a LinkedIn Top Voice in Racial Equity

"One of the brightest minds in DEI work today brings us a 'how-to' for inclusive leaders. You'll be amazed at how Zheng's straight talk and clear thinking are so deeply grounded in research. You should 'book club' this one in your business; it offers the path for avoiding 'performative allyship.'"
--Chuck Shelton, CEO, Greatheart Consulting

"A must-read guide for how to advocate for change at work and in the broader world. Lily Zheng's insights on the various roles that changemakers take on, combined with their deep analysis of the history of the field, will make DEI Deconstructed a critical desk reference for all of us seeking to build the better world we imagine."
--Aubrey Blanche, The Mathpath and Senior Director of Equitable Design, Culture Amp