Unlock Your Inner Superhero: The Power of Self-Advocacy, Strengths, and Passion

Episode #302

Kira Kimball

Chief Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Officer at Marsh McLennan Agency


In today's episode, our host Nikki Barua ventures into the world of someone whose story reads like a masterclass in resilience, ambition, and the art of leadership. 

Our remarkable guest, Kira Kimball,  Chief Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Officer at Marsh McLennan Agency, who has charted a path that's both inspiring and instructive. Kira’s journey proves that achieving one’s dreams is as much about the mindset we adopt as it is about the actions we take.

Kira opens up about the essence of staying fluid in the face of life’s inevitable changes, transforming every setback into a stepping stone toward growth. As we navigate the complexities of leadership, Kira reminds us that at the heart of effective leadership is the courage to be true to oneself. 

Key Takeaways

  • Be open to possibilities and embrace unexpected opportunities.
  • Reframe setbacks as opportunities for growth and learning.
  • Identify your strengths and passions, and align them with your career.
  • Practice self-care and build a supportive community.
  • Advocate for yourself and build strategic relationships.
  • Stay focused on the purpose and impact of DEI initiatives.

If you’re looking for the spark to ignite your own journey, or if you’re in search of wisdom that comes from real-life experiences, you won’t want to miss this episode.

"Sometimes we have to be our own superhero."

Kira Kimball