Karith Foster has taken her passion for entertaining and critical thinking nationwide. Karith is a humorist, motivational speaker, TV & radio personality, actress, author, blogger and entrepreneur. Today on Baring it All, I'm talking to Karith, as she reminds us that if our diversity efforts were truly working, then our society would be in a different place than it is right now.
In this hilarious and honest episode, Karith Foster reveals the inspiration behind Inversity – inclusion and introspection. We need to shift our focus to what we have in common with others and find our connection to humanity. Once we find our own connection to humanity, we can see that connection in others. Plus, Karith explains why our current DEI programming isn’t working and what we can do about it. HINT: we need to cultivate a sincere comprehension of modern-day diversity. Also, Karith speaks about the importance of language and intent, and Karith gives us the scoop on her book, You Can Be Perfect Or You Can Be Happy.
In This Episode:
[05:50] About Inversity – inclusion and introspection
[12:05] The importance of language and intent
[18:55] Using CARE to cultivate a sincere comprehension of the intersection of modern-day diversity
[28:25] How Karith bonded with Carol Higgins Clark
[30:30] About You Can Be Perfect Or You Can Be Happy
Meet Karith Foster
Humorist, motivational speaker, TV & radio personality, actress, author, blogger and entrepreneur are all titles fitting for Karith Foster. She is one of the hottest comics to come out of New York City according to both The Hollywood Reporter and Backstage Magazine who named her one of the “Top 10 Comics to Watch.” She has made a name for herself as national headliner for being a clean, funny African-American comedian. Karith travels nationally and abroad bringing humor and inspiration to all of her audiences.