Dangerous unselfishness is what inclusion looks like when it’s an action.
About the speaker
Malia Lazu is a connoisseur culture-creator and King-ian organizer who leads organizations through deep experiential change at the intersection of community, culture, art, politics and business. Her keen understanding of structural inequity and truth-telling insights about race, class, generation and gender, have literally transformed how organizations, and the people who lead them, do their work in the world.
Her ground-breaking LEXICON™ methodology pairs corporations with the community partners they need to know in order to recreate themselves for a diverse, Millennial workforce.
Named one of the 50 founders to watch in Essence Magazine, Malia has utilized her special brand of cultural revolution to build programs for clients including: Grammy Award-winner and famed civil-rights activist Harry Belafonte (The Gathering for Justice), philanthropists George Soros (Young Democrats), Berkshire Bank and MGM Hotels & Casinos.
A political science graduate of Emerson College, Malia has been profiled on MTV, Showtime, ABC-TV, and Fox News, where she was a regular commentator for ten years. She sits on The Nation Magazine Editorial Board, the Eastern Bank Board of Incorporators, the Board of the Boston Society of Architects and the Black Economic Council of MA.
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Self-reflection is one of the biggest smallest things you can do. — Malia Lazu
If we do want the beloved community…then everyone needs to feel that they belong. Everyone needs to feel that they can thrive. — Malia Lazu