UpliftED Conversations: A DEI Focused Blog

Sharing insights and experiences to keep workplace inclusion moving forward

Purpose - we all have one. It’s what we’re uniquely designed to do in the world. At Uplifting Impact, we believe that the power to make change lies within all of us, and can be extended to our places of work - where we can all hustle with purpose to create, continuous, organizational inclusion.

We want to move forward on this path together, with you - find us here bi-weekly!

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Sharing insights and experiences to keep workplace inclusion moving forward

Purpose - we all have one. It’s what we’re uniquely designed to do in the world. At Uplifting Impact, we believe that the power to make change lies within all of us, and can be extended to our places of work - where we can all hustle with purpose to create, continuous, organizational inclusion.

We want to move forward on this path together, with you - find us here weekly!

  • Feb
    08
    2024

    In many countries across the world, the older generation is revered and honored. Younger people respect their elders’ perspectives, acknowledge their decades of accumulated wisdom, and ask them for advice and input. Older people play a significant role...

  • Jan
    25
    2024

    It’s easy to make a moral and ethical case for amplifying diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in the workplace. All people deserve an equal chance to succeed in a professional environment, along with a basic expectation to feel welcomed and be...

  • Jan
    11
    2024

    Bringing Inclusion to an Individual Level

    Meaningful change cannot always be achieved with a broad brush. Sometimes, we have to zoom in and start creating change with individual strokes. In other words, big-picture changes involving diversity, equity,...

  • Dec
    28
    2023

    For many businesses, the new year is more than a symbolic clean slate or a fresh start. It’s a time when meaningful planning takes plan—an opportunity to influence the year ahead. One critical area that currently requires a little (or more than a...

  • Dec
    14
    2023

    Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) work is not something that can be performed once and forgotten about. These initiatives and efforts are not like artifacts at a museum, stuck behind glass. This work is dynamic, instead of stagnant. It is constantly...

  • Nov
    30
    2023

    In a post-Affirmative Action US, I have heard a number of disconcerting reports related to the future of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) work. DEI practitioners and HR professionals have been asked to remove any mention of the words “diversity,”...

  • Nov
    16
    2023

    Improving inclusivity in the workplace is a lofty goal that can seem overwhelming, or even impossible, to achieve. How can we ensure all people not only have a seat at the table, but a voice as well? While widespread inclusivity takes time, and a...

  • Nov
    02
    2023

    Recently, I have written articles on this blog and LinkedIn about diversity fatigue and the key factors that can cause it. Diversity fatigue can be defined as feeling exhausted, frustrated, and even cynical about creating a diverse, equitable, and...

  • Oct
    19
    2023

    It’s easy to claim you’re an ally. It takes little effort to attend a few diversity training sessions, add your pronouns to your email signature, or read a book about diversity, equity, or inclusion (DEI). While these actions are a start (you have to...

  • Oct
    05
    2023

    Lately, those working in the diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) arena have been receiving far too much bad news. Companies are slashing DEI budgets and roles, company leadership have de-prioritized diversity and inclusion work, and DEI practitioners...