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How We Uplift

Uplifting Impact specializes in DEI consulting, coaching, education, and training. Through our four core services, we aim to show organizations and their people that all of the answers to their most challenging issues already exist.

We aim to help you and your organization reach the transformation you’re looking for and to create innovation through inclusion. We believe that the path forward is meant to be taken together and authentically.

Our Services



Ready to make a true impact within your organizational culture?


That’s when we come in! Our consulting services help organizations gain clarity on their current position, where they envision their endpoint, and the steps they need to take to get there.


How to Be an Ally Virtual Summit

Join us for a three day virtual summit focused on bridge-building for DEI leaders.


Learn a healthy, positive framework for talking about — and taking action on — racial equity in the workplace. How to Be an Ally is a safe space for passionate leaders to develop a strong foundation for intentional DEI.


Speaking Engagements

DEI is the Responsibility of ALL Leaders, Not Just Those With DEI Titles. 


Book a speaking engagement to hear from the co-founders of Uplifting Impact, Deanna Singh and Justin Ponder, as they share their insights for creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive organization.


DEI Education and Training

Whether through our customized or predesigned packages, our education and training programs are a crucial part of our DEI work.


Discover a variety of 101 courses, packages designed for every organization (even kids!), the Uplifting Impact podcast, and our DEI assessment and 7-Day Challenge.


Bridge-Building Works

At Uplifting Impact, we believe the keys to DEI success lie in:

When we embark on helping leaders in the diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) space, our number-one priority is to make sure that our clients gain the individual confidence they need to lead their teams through this work moving forward.


Valuing all voices

if the path forward is to be truly inclusive, all stakeholders must be involved


Creating safe spaces

comprehensive solutions can only be achieved when people feel safe to share the necessary information


Focusing on solutions

Focusing on solutions


A customizable approach

Focusing on solutions


Working from a place of joy

we use compassion, humor, and hope when having difficult conversations

Hear it From Our Clients


Deanna’s delivery is warm and engaging and the stories and information she shared will no doubt positively inform participants’ business strategies and decisions moving forward to ultimately benefit their businesses."

NAWBO, Joyce Lee

VP of Operations


Deanna offered a remarkable Keynote to kickoff our AmeriCorps members term of service. Her genuine warmth and excitement was absolutely motivational and truly set the stage. We continue to get stories and appreciation for her amazing presentation. We are so grateful to have shared a powerfully inspiring moment of growth with such a tremendous change agent!"

AmeriCorps, Amy Porter

Event Planner


Deanna was authentic, engaging and delivered a message that was inspiring and uplifting - much needed given the major endeavors our agency currently faces."

Kathy’s House, Patty Metropulos

Executive Director and CEO


Deanna is a true storyteller who brings her energy and passion to her work and shares that with others. She helped many folks in the audience not feel compelled to make our organization more diverse and inclusive but also gave great actionable steps for all of us."

Cuna Mutual, Joe Hankey

SR. Diversity and Inclusion Manager


Working with Deanna is an empowering and refreshing experience. Her enthusiasm, her wisdom and her presence is a motivating force that will not only make you want to go out and conquer the world, but it will make you want to better the world for others. Her presentations are incredibly engaging and will create a positive ripple effect among individuals in your organization."

Quad Graphics, Catherine Wanzer

Community Relations & Inclusion Manager


Deanna was a joy to work with and a masterful presenter. She wove together professional expertise, personal stories, and implementable advice to deliver a keynote that was both engaging on a human level and informative on a practical level."

Opploans, Sara Cunningham

Onboarding Lead

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We blend the historical, theoretical, and practical,

so organizations can understand where current issues came from, how they persist, and how we can progress.

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