Course Features

Create impact with inclusion.

Are you getting the most productivity out of your employees? Unleash the untapped potential of your workforce with the power of inclusion. Discover research-based strategies and tools to leverage employee capabilities, drive individual performance, and achieve organizational goals. Participants will understand the power of inclusion to attract, motivate, and retain human capital while maximizing performance and creating value through people.

Every course includes:

  • Industry-leading faculty

  • Collaborative learning

  • Research-driven results

  • Lifelong connections

  • Practical applications

  • Custom solutions

Program Details

Who should attend

  • Professionals interested in increasing overall workforce effectiveness
  • Rising managers who want to gain strategies for attracting, motivating, and retaining diverse talent
  • Individuals seeking to learn more about the strategic management of human capital
  • Everyone since most people can benefit from leadership development and learning how to do so inclusively

What will you learn

  • Understand the ways in which people create value in and for organizations
  • Overcoming biases in human resource management
  • Build and lead diverse work teams to drive performance goals
  • Leverage employee capabilities to drive performance
  • Learn research-based strategies for tactically and strategically managing human capital
  • Maximize the contributions and growth of all talent
  • Strengthen inclusive leadership skills and gain foundational knowledge and skills for managing diverse workforces


Kalahn Taylor-Clark, PhD, MPH

Executive Education Faculty, Carey Business School

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Kalahn Taylor-Clark, PhD, MPH is Vice President and Head of Strategic Partnerships and Innovation at Myovant Sciences. In this capacity she oversees patient centered advocacy and digital innovation. Her team is responsible for driving transformative advocacy in the areas of women’s health and prostate cancer, addressing health equity, and advancing digital innovation strategies to improve patient experiences and outcomes.

Prior to this post Dr. Taylor-Clark served as the Global Head of Patient Centered Outcomes and Innovation at Sanofi.  In this post, she served as the strategic patient lead to global business units in the US/EU, China and Emerging Markets, across all therapeutic areas of the company. Taylor-Clark’s work helped the company to develop, measure, amplify and adapt solutions based on key stakeholder input (e.g. patient advocacy groups, scientific societies and community-based organizations).

Dr. Taylor-Clark also served as a Senior Advisor to the Center for Health Policy, Research and Ethics and Assistant Professor in Health Administration and Policy at George Mason University, where she provided strategic guidance on the development and evaluation of patient and consumer engagement activities for a range of stakeholders, including: private and public payers, hospital and integrated health systems, business groups, and policy leaders. Previously, she served as the Director of Health Policy at the National Partnership for Women and Families, where her primary responsibilities were in providing strategic direction on a range of activities related to delivery system and payment reform, including: quality measurement, reduction of health disparities, patient and consumer engagement in patient-centered care delivery and the effective use of health information technology (HIT) to improve patient-reported outcomes measurement. From 2007-2011, Dr. Taylor-Clark led the Patient-Centeredness and Health Equity Portfolios in the Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform at the Brookings Institution in Washington D.C.

She holds a BA in International Relations from Tufts University, an MPH from Tufts School of Medicine, and a PhD in Health Policy from Harvard University. She serves as a Member of the Board of Trustees for Tufts University, and as President of the Board of Directors at Prevention Institute in Oakland, CA.  Dr. Taylor-Clark is an adjunct professor at the Carey School of Business at Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Taylor-Clark has also lived in Japan, Ghana and France, and is proficient in French.

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David Smith, PhD

Associate Professor of Practice, Management & Organization , Carey Business School

Dr. David Smith is an Associate Professor at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School with expertise in social psychology, inclusive leadership and gender in the workplace.

Dr. Smith’s work focuses on gender, work, and family issues including allyship, inclusive leadership, inclusive mentoring/sponsoring/advocacy, bias in performance evaluations, retention/advancement of women in professions, and dual career families. He is the coauthor of two books on these topics; Good Guys: How Men Can Be Better Allies for Women in the Workplace (Harvard Business Review Press, 2020) and Athena Rising: How and Why Men Should Mentor Women (Harvard Business Review Press, 2019). Dr. Smith is the author of numerous journal articles and book chapters on the topic of gender in the workplace and is a regular contributor to Harvard Business Review.

Before joining the faculty at Johns Hopkins Carey Business school, Dr. Smith was a professor at the U.S. Naval War College, College of Leadership and Ethics; and the U.S. Naval Academy, Department of Leadership, Ethics and Law. Prior to his academic career, Dr. Smith led diverse organizations of women and men culminating in command of a squadron in combat and flew more than 3,000 hours over 30 years including combat missions in Iraq and Afghanistan.