Your Tech Business Can’t Compete Without a
Diverse, Inclusive Workplace
Let’s Embark on your DEI Journey Together.
Technology companies focus on developing solutions that anticipate and solve the evolving needs of your customers. These customers represent a diverse base of users with different experiences, opinions, and backgrounds. To successfully meet this challenge, you must hire workforces that reflect the unique needs of each customer segment or risk becoming irrelevant to them.
Equitable hiring drives tangible benefits according to a BCG Study report noting significant correlation between innovation and diverse management teams. In fact, the report found “companies that reported above-average management diversity reported innovation revenue 19% higher than companies with below-average leadership diversity – 45% of total revenue versus just 26%.” Yet, some of the most respected tech companies have faced high-profile allegations of systemic racism.
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Elevated Diversity is Uniquely Qualified to Solve Tech’s DEI Challenges.
The Elevated Diversity team understands the obstacles tech companies face in their quest to create a diverse, inclusive culture—from unintended barriers to advancement to old-line recruiting approaches that fail to attract a varied candidate pool, job descriptions that unknowingly exclude certain groups. Then there are the power structures which result in workplace dynamics that aren’t gender inclusive.
We’re uniquely equipped to address those challenges head-on by embedding the tenets of diversity, equity, and inclusion into the very DNA of your culture.
Our experienced strategists employ proven best practices and apply their deep subject matter expertise to:
Lead your technology company along your unique DEI path—meeting you wherever you are today and helping you get where you need to be tomorrow
Partner with you to build and sustain a culture that provides every employee with the support and the psychological safety to do their best work
Enable you to realize all the bottom-line benefits of a diverse, inclusive culture—from bringing more innovative technology products and services to market, to fostering greater collaboration and operating more productively
percentage of technology jobs held by men
percentage of women and underrepresented ethnic groups in tech companies that report feeling a sense of belonging
decline in job listings for DEI roles in 2022 (Bloomberg)
Our Proven Processes Generate DEI Results.
Like you, we recognize the value of using proven processes to drive stronger results. Our proprietary SPHERE of Connectivity framework not only helps create and sustain a culture that’s more diverse, equitable, and inclusive; it also allows you to do this important work in sprints and phases, taking an iterative approach that keeps your progressing toward your goals.
Our DEI strategists will leverage this proven framework, together with their tech industry experience, to help your organization:
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We recognize that every technology company is at a different place in their DEI journey. But most leverage our full scope of solutions, employing a 360-degree approach to embedding DEI principles into every aspect of the business. That approach typically involves initiatives like these.
Elevated Diversity Knows the Technology Industry.
Our DEI strategists have worked with startup and mature businesses in software and technology, helping develop and sustain a culture that leverages diverse talent and perspectives and fosters inclusiveness. We understand the unique dynamics of the technology field and the challenges that are common to tech companies as they strive to build a culture that embraces the principles of DEI.
Our experienced team boasts:
- A Certified Trainer for Radical Inclusion™ (The Winters Group)
- A Columbia University adjunct professor
- Specialists who’ve completed the Prosci Change Management Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Program (World Diversity Leadership Institute)
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