Why Equity Starts with Educators with Dr. Mylien Duong

Show Notes

In this episode of Grow Kinder®, host Dr. Tia Kim speaks with clinical psychologist and social-emotional learning researcher Dr. Mylien Duong. An accomplished researcher, Dr. Duong has been funded by the Institute of Education Sciences and the National Institutes of Health and has published over 40 peer-reviewed journal articles and books.

Dr. Duong speaks about the importance of building educators’ self-awareness in equity work and how educators can use perspective-taking and equity audits to help improve DEI in education. She describes how she applies David Foster Wallace’s idea of “seeing the water” to these practices.

Visit the links below to learn more about the books Dr. Duong mentions in the podcast.

Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson


How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi


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