Episode 63 – Yolanda Butler Stephens – Museum of Science and Industry

Culture, HR Strategy, HR Trends, Talent Management


Dave Hennessy and Traci Delgado share a moment with Yolanda Butler Stephens, Chief of People and Culture of the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, Illinois.

Yolanda describes the museum’s mission of inspiring the inventive genius in everyone in math, science and technology and connecting people who may have been on the outside of traditional education.

She also discusses their work with IDEO to grow talent alongside the institution, partnerships with Google, the city of Chicago, and local schools, her insights for HR leaders on successfully handling talent reviews and the performance management process, as well as the acceptance of a lack of work/life balance.



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