Mita Mallick

Wall Street Journal & USA Today Best Selling Author, DEI Leader, Workplace Transformation Expert

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Mita Mallick is a change maker with a track record of transforming culture and business. She gives innovative, culturally resonant ideas a voice and serves customers and communities with purpose.

She’s had an extensive career as a multicultural marketer in the beauty and consumer goods space, being a fierce advocate for including and representing Black and Brown communities. Her book, “Reimagine Inclusion: Debunking 13 Myths to Transform Your Workspace” is a Wall Street Journal and USA Today best seller.

Her passion for inclusive storytelling led her to become a Chief Diversity Officer, building end-to-end ecosystems across big and small organizations and future proofing brands for today’s dynamic environment.

Mallick has brought her talent and expertise to companies such as Carta, Unilever, Pfizer, AVON, Johnson & Johnson and more. She’s a sought after speaker and coach to start-up founders, executives and public CEOs. She’s also the cohost of the popular podcast, The Brown Table Talk, part of the LinkedIn Podcast Network. On the Brown Table Talk, Mita and Dee Marshall share stories and tips on how to help Women of Color win at work, and advice for allies on how they can show up.

Mallick is a LinkedIn Top Voice with over 160,000 followers. She was named to the Thinkers50 Radar List. She is a frequent contributor for Harvard Business Review, Adweek, Entrepreneur and Fast Company on a range of cultural, corporate and marketing topics. Mallick has been featured in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Time Magazine, Forbes, Axios, Essence, Cosmopolitan Magazine in Business Insider. She was featured in a documentary created by Soledad O’Brien Productions titled: Women in the Workplace and the Unfinished Fight for Equality. Mallick holds a B.A. from Barnard College, Columbia University and an M.B.A. from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.

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“Mita is saying all the quiet parts out loud. She’s taking on the myths that stop us from making meaningful progress at work. This is a must-read for anyone committed to building a more inclusive organization.”

Gretchen Carlson, Journalist, Female Empowerment Advocate, Bestselling Author, Co-Founder
Lift Our Voices

“A practical and engaging guide on how to bring more inclusion and diversity of voices in organizations, helpful both for leaders and new hires looking to have their voice heard.”

Scott Galloway, Professor of Marketing
NYU Stern School of Business and Bestselling Author of Adrift

“Mita understands the imperative of the inclusive leader. She provides a roadmap for relevance and effectiveness, with clear actions for inclusive skill development. This work is for you, it’s for me, it’s for every one of us who holds the responsibility and privilege to lead.”

Rosanna Durruthy, Vice President
Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging, LinkedIn

“Mita’s voice in the marketplace is a welcome breath of fresh air on how to create change and inclusion, but more importantly how to be intentional in doing so. Reimagine Inclusion is a must-read to understand what it really means to do the work.”

Elizabeth Leiba, Bestselling Author of I’m not Yelling
A Black Woman’s Guide to Navigating the Workplace

“Mita Mallick’s deep expertise helps us debunk myths that hold us back from meaningful progress in our workplaces. She offers practical and actionable tips on how we can all show up as more inclusive leaders―starting tomorrow.”

Dorie Clark, Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author of The Long Game and Executive Education Faculty
Duke University Fuqua School of Business

“Mita makes the undeniable case for inclusion being a driver of the business. This is required reading for anyone scaling and building businesses―and wanting to stay competitive in today’s marketplace.”

Denise Woodard, Founder and CEO
Partake Foods

“Inclusion is the new competitive advantage, a reality Mita beautifully demonstrates through her masterful storytelling. She is THE voice businesses need to heed. Her insights transform inclusion from an abstract concept to a tangible, actionable, and indispensable part of modern business.”

Lan Phan, Founder and CEO
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