There is conclusive evidence that when companies effectively promote DEI in their places of work, it’s easier to:
Our DEI Strategy Accelerator helps organizations move DEI into their business strategy. It combines assessments, learning, and strategic guidance for creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment.
Take the first step
If you’re ready to accelerate diversity, equity, and inclusion in your place of work, the first step is to take our organizational assessment so we can learn more about the current status of your DEI efforts. Sign up below to get access to and complete the survey.
Through assessments and conversations with your team, we help you understand the state of your organization’s DEI efforts through a deep dive into your systems and procedures.
We customize and deliver learning programs that allow all leaders in your organization to practice self-reflection, gain more confidence, learn the importance of embracing diversity, and acquire practical techniques that they can incorporate into their everyday team and community interactions.
We help you put together a strategic plan with built-in accountability around diversity, equity, and inclusion goals.
Deanna Singh is the Founder and Chief Change Agent of Flying Elephant, an umbrella organization for four social enterprises, including Uplifting Impact, with a mission to shift power to marginalized communities. Deanna is an accomplished author, educator, business leader, and social justice champion who speaks to over 50,000 people annually. Deanna is also the lead instructor for the Professional Certificate in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion offered through University of Wisconsin’s Center for Professional and Executive Development.
Justin Ponder is primarily an educator, teaching Ethnic Studies, African American Studies, and Ethnic Minority Literature. Through his academic work, he explores the ways to bridge the gap between who we are and who we must become to achieve a more equitable world for others. He has helped organizations and leaders consider connections between the historical past, the social present, and a more just future. In his work on diversity, equity, and inclusion, Justin is known for his ability to teach difficult lessons in gentle ways.
Tamyra Washington, BS, is a fiercely independent alumna from George Mason University. As an analytical and collaborative professional, Tamyra has experience leading teams and initiatives for social justice education and advancement. She is currently pursuing a Professional Certificate in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion from the Wisconsin School of Business. In her role as DEI Coordinator with Uplifting Impact, Tamyra is responsible for supporting much of the research and design of content for the larger Uplifting Impact community.
Engagements with our DEI Strategy Accelerator start at $8,000/month and are based on the scope of work identified with you and your team. We have flexible pricing and payment plans for nonprofits and social enterprises that are considered on a case-by-case basis.
Our engagements for the accelerator packages start at 4 months. This time frame allows us the balance of being able to have the time to make an immediate impact while also setting up the organization for long-term success.
Concrete deliverables during our engagements include iterative work plans, a strategic DEI plan, leadership/organizational/team assessments, and documented HR processes (e.g. recruitment, hiring, onboarding, and promotional review).