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Definitions of diversity, equity, inclusion, accessibility, belonging, ally, and other key DEI terms. Reasons why diversity of teams, organizations, boards of directors, committees, projects, nonprofits, volunteers, and other groups create many financial and innovation benefits. Examples of ways to increase inclusion and reduce bias in hiring.
Presented by Tondi Allen and Amy Neumann of Resourceful Nonprofit (formerly Free Tech for Nonprofits) June 2021.

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  1. 1. Why Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Matter And Ways to Enhance DEI in the Workplace Tondi Allen Amy Neumann Resourceful Nonprofit June 24, 2021
  2. 2. 2 Agenda Equity in teams, projects, and hiring: Tips to reduce bias A few definitions Sites to try for diverse hiring The growth power of inclusion
  3. 3. 3 A few definitions https://www.diversitybestpractices.com/sites/diversitybestpractices.com/files/attachments/2020/10/dei_ glossary_of_inclusive_terms_updated_for_2020_1.pdf https://canadianequality.ca/category/tt/ Diversity Best Practices downloadable PDF Glossary of Inclusive Terms:
  4. 4. 4 A few definitions https://www.aam-us.org/programs/diversity-equity-accessibility-and-inclusion/facing-change-definitions/
  5. 5. 5 A few definitions https://www.aam-us.org/programs/diversity-equity-accessibility-and-inclusion/facing-change-definitions/ "Diversity is having a seat at the table, inclusion is having a voice, and belonging is having that voice be heard." https://promoonline.org/blog/classmates-allies-can-lend-hand/ https://www.glassdoor.com/employers/blog/what-is-diversity-inclusion-and-belonging/
  6. 6. 6 Diverse organizations: •Have 19% higher revenue (Boston Consulting Group) •Are 1.7 times more likely to be innovation leaders in their market (Josh Bersin) •Are 70% more likely to capture a new market The power of inclusion – including boards of directors, project teams, divisions, committees
  7. 7. 7 The power of inclusion – including boards of directors, project teams, divisions, committees https://www.talentlyft.com/en/blog/article/244/top-10-benefits-of-diversity-in-the-workplace-infographic-included
  8. 8. 8 John Hopkins Diversity Wheel from http://web.jhu.edu/dlc/resources/diversity_wheel/ Diversity
  9. 9. 9 Diversity of Lived Experience https://thriveglobal.com/stories/lived-experience-creates-more-effective-boards-of-directors/
  10. 10. 10 Equity in teams, projects, and hiring: Quick tips to reduce bias Provide training to leadership, for example: • Implicit bias (Kirwan Institute, others) • Racial equity (Cook Ross, Racial Equity Institute, others)
  11. 11. 11 Highlight diversity and diversity practices on your website and materials, internally and externally • Review your imagery and verbiage Create a diverse network of suppliers, vendors, and partners Equity in teams, projects, and hiring: Quick tips to reduce bias
  12. 12. 12 Proactively create diverse talent pools – including: • Advertising and outreach • Job boards • Internships and mentorships • Referrals Create inclusive, unbiased job descriptions and screening tools • Consider AI (artificial intelligence) or other technology tools Use diverse interview panels and structured interview questions • Scorecards are useful Equity in teams, projects, and hiring: Quick tips to reduce bias
  13. 13. 13 Recruitment sites and organizations to consider: • Diversity Working (largest online diversity job board) • Hire Autism (a job board made for individuals on the autism spectrum) • Hire Purpose (a job board for veterans, service members and military spouses) • Recruit Disability (a job board for job seekers who have disabilities) • 70 Million Jobs (a job board for candidates who have a criminal record) https://jobstars.com/diversity-professional-associations-organizations/ https://medium.com/hr-blog-resources/10-ways-to-attract-and-hire-diverse-candidates-76b3c0e8a98a
  14. 14. Thank You! Amy Neumann amy@goodplustech.com
  15. 15. 15 Amy Neumann A social good fanatic, striving world changer, and entrepreneur, Amy founded a start-up nonprofit called Resourceful Nonprofit in 2016 and is CEO of the social enterprise consultancy Good Plus Tech, Both have a focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), impact communications, and emerging technologies like blockchain and artificial intelligence for social impact. Resourceful Nonprofit provides free or low-cost technology tools, resources, and training to other 501(c)3 nonprofits.

Description

Definitions of diversity, equity, inclusion, accessibility, belonging, ally, and other key DEI terms. Reasons why diversity of teams, organizations, boards of directors, committees, projects, nonprofits, volunteers, and other groups create many financial and innovation benefits. Examples of ways to increase inclusion and reduce bias in hiring.
Presented by Tondi Allen and Amy Neumann of Resourceful Nonprofit (formerly Free Tech for Nonprofits) June 2021.

Transcript

  1. 1. Why Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Matter And Ways to Enhance DEI in the Workplace Tondi Allen Amy Neumann Resourceful Nonprofit June 24, 2021
  2. 2. 2 Agenda Equity in teams, projects, and hiring: Tips to reduce bias A few definitions Sites to try for diverse hiring The growth power of inclusion
  3. 3. 3 A few definitions https://www.diversitybestpractices.com/sites/diversitybestpractices.com/files/attachments/2020/10/dei_ glossary_of_inclusive_terms_updated_for_2020_1.pdf https://canadianequality.ca/category/tt/ Diversity Best Practices downloadable PDF Glossary of Inclusive Terms:
  4. 4. 4 A few definitions https://www.aam-us.org/programs/diversity-equity-accessibility-and-inclusion/facing-change-definitions/
  5. 5. 5 A few definitions https://www.aam-us.org/programs/diversity-equity-accessibility-and-inclusion/facing-change-definitions/ "Diversity is having a seat at the table, inclusion is having a voice, and belonging is having that voice be heard." https://promoonline.org/blog/classmates-allies-can-lend-hand/ https://www.glassdoor.com/employers/blog/what-is-diversity-inclusion-and-belonging/
  6. 6. 6 Diverse organizations: •Have 19% higher revenue (Boston Consulting Group) •Are 1.7 times more likely to be innovation leaders in their market (Josh Bersin) •Are 70% more likely to capture a new market The power of inclusion – including boards of directors, project teams, divisions, committees
  7. 7. 7 The power of inclusion – including boards of directors, project teams, divisions, committees https://www.talentlyft.com/en/blog/article/244/top-10-benefits-of-diversity-in-the-workplace-infographic-included
  8. 8. 8 John Hopkins Diversity Wheel from http://web.jhu.edu/dlc/resources/diversity_wheel/ Diversity
  9. 9. 9 Diversity of Lived Experience https://thriveglobal.com/stories/lived-experience-creates-more-effective-boards-of-directors/
  10. 10. 10 Equity in teams, projects, and hiring: Quick tips to reduce bias Provide training to leadership, for example: • Implicit bias (Kirwan Institute, others) • Racial equity (Cook Ross, Racial Equity Institute, others)
  11. 11. 11 Highlight diversity and diversity practices on your website and materials, internally and externally • Review your imagery and verbiage Create a diverse network of suppliers, vendors, and partners Equity in teams, projects, and hiring: Quick tips to reduce bias
  12. 12. 12 Proactively create diverse talent pools – including: • Advertising and outreach • Job boards • Internships and mentorships • Referrals Create inclusive, unbiased job descriptions and screening tools • Consider AI (artificial intelligence) or other technology tools Use diverse interview panels and structured interview questions • Scorecards are useful Equity in teams, projects, and hiring: Quick tips to reduce bias
  13. 13. 13 Recruitment sites and organizations to consider: • Diversity Working (largest online diversity job board) • Hire Autism (a job board made for individuals on the autism spectrum) • Hire Purpose (a job board for veterans, service members and military spouses) • Recruit Disability (a job board for job seekers who have disabilities) • 70 Million Jobs (a job board for candidates who have a criminal record) https://jobstars.com/diversity-professional-associations-organizations/ https://medium.com/hr-blog-resources/10-ways-to-attract-and-hire-diverse-candidates-76b3c0e8a98a
  14. 14. Thank You! Amy Neumann amy@goodplustech.com
  15. 15. 15 Amy Neumann A social good fanatic, striving world changer, and entrepreneur, Amy founded a start-up nonprofit called Resourceful Nonprofit in 2016 and is CEO of the social enterprise consultancy Good Plus Tech, Both have a focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), impact communications, and emerging technologies like blockchain and artificial intelligence for social impact. Resourceful Nonprofit provides free or low-cost technology tools, resources, and training to other 501(c)3 nonprofits.

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