Can’t Be Yourself at Work? Why Some Employees “Cover” Their Identity — Leading Diversity at Work

In this episode of the Leading Diversity at Work podcast, Wharton’s Stephanie Creary speaks with two experts about why some employees feel the need to ‘cover’ aspects of their identity and how organizations can better support diversity in the workplace. She’s joined by Kenji Yoshino — a professor at NYU School of Law and faculty director of the Meltzer Center for Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging — and Joanne Stephane, executive director of Deloitte’s DEI Institute™.

Leading Diversity at Work is a podcast series featuring Wharton management professor Stephanie Creary in conversation with experts in diversity, equity and inclusion. Learn more at

The Knowledge at Wharton podcast features interviews with Wharton faculty and industry leaders about the business landscape and the impact of their work. Conversations range from the latest research and books by faculty authors, to Leading Diversity at Work with professor Stephanie Creary, and Dollars and Change with professor Katherine Klein.

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