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MALCOM

GLENN

ABOUT 

Malcom Glenn is a writer, speaker, equity consultant, and public policy and communications specialist.

 

Malcom is the founder and CEO of MG Equity Consulting, an advisory firm that helps organizations embed equity in their internal- and external-facing work. He's a senior advisor at Meteoritea leading social impact firmand its two signature initiatives, the Health Action Alliance and the Civic Alliance. Malcom is also a Fellow at New America and a Senior Fellow at the Center for Workforce Inclusion. He's also a leading Coach and Facilitator on the Hone platform. Previously, Malcom was the Head of Global Policy for Accessibility and Underserved Communities at Uber Technologies, where he led Uber's international work to make the platform more accessible for historically marginalized groups, including people with disabilities, low-income families, communities of color, seniors, and returning citizens.

 

Malcom is a member of the board of trustees for the CTA Foundation, which is affiliated with the Consumer Technology Association and supports disability and senior inclusion, as well as a member of the board of directors for the World Institute on Disability, a nonprofit that works to fully integrate people with disabilities into their communities. He's on the advisory board for the Chamber of Progress, a coalition focused on ensuring that tech innovation is equitable for all Americans, and he's on the board of directors for Greater Greater Washington, one of the foremost organizations focused on helping the DC region become more sustainable and equitable. Malcom is also a member of the Council on Criminal Justice and an inaugural board member for Communitas America.

Malcom is a former executive communications manager at Google in Mountain View, CA, where he developed strategic communications for two of Google’s Chief Financial Officers, the head of the company's Access and Energy practice, as well as their respective leadership teams. 

 

Before joining Google, Malcom was the director of communications at the American Federation for Children, a leading national education advocacy organization focused on expanding educational options for children from low-income communities.

 

Malcom previously worked on issue campaigns at the Democratic polling firm Greenberg Quinlan Rosner, where he helped organizations hone their messages.

 

A native of Denver, CO, Malcom graduated from Harvard College with a bachelor’s degree in history, where he was the president of The Harvard Crimson, the nation's oldest continuously published daily college newspaper.

 
 

CURRENT WORK 

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Founder and CEO

MG Equity Consulting helps organizations embed equity in everything they do, inside and out. MGEC specializes in advising institutions—from corporations to nonprofits to think tanks, and everything in between—on how to integrate equity into their internal-facing cultures, work plans, and recruiting efforts, as well as their external-facing products, platforms, policies, and advocacy work.

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Fellow, Future of Land and Housing Program

The Future of Land and Housing Program at New America helps solve today’s property rights challenges by shrinking the gulf between technologists and policymakers. Through research, writing, and convening, the program strives to act as both a bridge and a translator between the worlds of tech and politics.

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Senior Fellow, CWI Labs Innovation Hub

CWI Labs, a subsidiary of the Center for Workforce Inclusion, is an innovation hub focused on examining technology's impact on the labor force obstacles confronting traditionally underserved communities, particularly around the areas of economic inclusion, aging, and workforce development.

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Member, Board of Directors

The CTA Foundation is a public, national foundation affiliated with the Consumer Technology Association. The foundation’s grants strategically support programs that improve the lives of seniors and people with disabilities through financial resources and working closely with grantees to ensure their programs’ success.

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Senior Advisor, Civic and Health Action Alliance

Meteorite is a leading social impact firm that builds strategies, coalitions, and campaigns that drive social transformation. Its signature initiatives include the Health Action Alliance, an initiative to improve public health, and the Civic Alliance, which works with businesses to strengthen American democracy.

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Member, Board of Directors

Greater Greater Washington believes that the Washington, DC region is great, but that it could be greater. GGWash brings people together online and offline to discuss, organize, and advocate for an inclusive, diverse, growing DC region where all people can choose to live in equitable urban communities.

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Member, Board of Directors

The World Institute on Disability (WID) aims to eliminate barriers to full social integration and increase employment, economic security, and health care for people with disabilities across the world. WID creates innovative programs and tools, conducts research and advocacy campaigns, and provides technical assistance.

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Leadership Coach and Facilitator

Hone is the management and people skills solution for modern teams. With world-class content, research-backed blended learning experiences, and a flexible deployment platform, Hone is built from the ground up to be the most effective, convenient, and scalable live training solution in the world.

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Member, Chamber Advisory Board

The Chamber of Progress is a technology industry coalition devoted to a progressive society, economy, workforce, and consumer climate. The Chamber backs public policies at all levels of government that will build a fairer, more inclusive country in which all people benefit from technological leaps.

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Member, Council on Criminal Justice

The Council works to advance understanding of the criminal justice policy choices facing the nation and build consensus for solutions that enhance safety and justice for all. Harnessing the experience of the nation’s top experts, the Council is a catalyst for progress based on facts, evidence and fundamental principles of justice.

PAST WORK 

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Head of Global Policy, Accessibility & Underserved

What started as an app to request premium black cars is now changing the logistical fabric of cities around the world. For the women and men who drive with Uber, the app represents a flexible new way to earn money. For cities, Uber helps strengthen local economies, improve access to transportation, and make streets safer.

Transatlantic Digital Debates Fellow

A joint venture between the Global Public Policy Institute and New America, the Transatlantic Digital Debates aims to build a transatlantic network of young professionals to engage on a lasting basis, cutting across the different arenas of the tech debate (innovation, privacy, cybersecurity, and more).

Executive Communications Manager

With an original mission to "organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful," Google—now Alphabet—has always operated differently. From Google's 2004 Founders' IPO Letter: "Google is not a conventional company. We do not intend to become one."

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US Mexico 360 / ACYPL Exchange Fellow

The American Council of Young Political Leaders every year conducts a variety of exchanges for rising political leaders from across the US and around the world. In 2019, they began partnering with the US-Mexico Foundation on an exchange to Mexico designed to foster better relationships between the two countries.

National Director of Communications

The American Federation for Children and its affiliated organizations seek to improve the nation’s K-12 education by advancing systemic and sustainable public policy that empowers parents, particularly those in low-income families, to choose the education they determine is best for their children.

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Project Coordinator, Issues Campaigns

One of the world's premier opinion research and strategic consulting firms for over 30 years, Greenberg Quinlan Rosner has used sophisticated polling and opinion research to help leading candidates, parties, government leaders, corporations, and advocacy groups across the United States and around the world.

 

ISSUE AREAS 

Tap on an image below to learn more about some of the issue areas in which Malcom specializes.

 

PUBLIC APPEARANCES 

Upcoming Appearances

 

American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine Fall Summit, Virtual - November 14, 2022

 

National Safety Council: Lessons Learned from the Pandemic and How to Navigate the New Normal, Virtual - December 6, 2022

Appearances This Year

Finnish Delegation Public Innovation and Leadership Study Tour, Washington, DC - November 8, 2022

Health Action Alliance: Making Workplace Mental Health Equitable for All, Virtual - November 3, 2022

Society for Human Resource Management INCLUSION 2022, San Diego, CA - October 26, 2022

Civic Alliance: Tackling Misinformation Ahead of Election Day, Virtual - October 13, 2022

National Safety Council: MSD Pledge Small Business Summit, Virtual - October 13, 2022

American Association for Access, Equity and Diversity (AAAED) Annual Conference, Virtual - October 12, 2022

Ad Council: Cultivating a Workplace Culture of Belonging, Virtual - October 6, 2022​

Wiley: Bringing Inclusivity and Belonging to DEI Programs, Virtual - September 29, 2022

Inclusive Design 24 Global Conference, Virtual - September 22, 2022

One Mind at Work 2022 Global Forum, Napa, CA - September 13, 2022

National Safety Council: How Businesses Can Take Action to Support Working Parents, Virtual - July 20, 2022

MSD Solutions Lab (Powered by Amazon): Building Your MSD Solutions Program, Virtual - July 14, 2022

Health Action Alliance: Workplace Mental Health Strategies for Small Businesses, Virtual - July 12, 2022

The CyberGuild Executive Roundtable: Changing Employee and Employer Expectations, McLean, VA - July 11, 2022​

The Washington Center Future of Work Series: Building an Inclusive Workplace, Virtual - May 11, 2022

Health Action Alliance: Workplace Mental Health Summit, Virtual - May 5, 2022

Quit Commuting Conference: DEI at Remote Companies, Virtual - April 21, 2022

Alchemizing HR: Employee Resilience & Adaptability in the New Normal, Virtual - April 14, 2022

Made to Save: Lessons Learned: Keeping Workers Healthy and Secure Beyond the Pandemic, Virtual - March 24, 2022

FiscalNote Executive Institute: Making Mentorship Happen in a Changing Work Culture, Virtual - March 23, 2022

New America: Housing Loss Data Briefing, Virtual - March 17, 2022

Health Equity in the Workplace: Communities of Color, Public Health Disparities, and COVID-19, Virtual - February 23, 2022

National Broadband Resource Hub: Fellowship Opportunities to Support Gov't Broadband Programs, Virtual - February 18, 2022

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CONTACT

To get in touch with Malcom, or to inquire about in-person or virtual speaking engagements, consulting services, media opportunities, or appearances, please fill out the form or email malcom@malcomglenn.com.

(*And yes, it's Malcom Glenn, not Malcolm Glenn!)

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