WHERE TO START

This is a collection of helpful guides and templates, as you continue your DEI&B journey at your company. You’ll also find resources, articles, organizations, and references. We recommend bookmarking this page for future reference.

TEMPLATES & GUIDES

DEI&B Toolkit All Hands Presentation

DEI&B – Sample Agendas, Emails, and Questions

Affinity Group Guidelines & FAQs

Diversity Strategy Worksheet

Guidelines for Candidate Debriefs

Guidelines for Writing Candidate Feedback and Mitigating Bias

Guidelines for Writing Inclusive Job Descriptions

Sample Candidate Evaluation Rubric

Sample Recruiting & Hiring Metrics

DATA GATHERING & SURVEY TOOLS

Project Include – Free guidance on how to design your survey and comprehensive list of categories to consider capturing)

Survey Monkey – Free templates for a Diversity Survey and a Belonging & Inclusion Survey)

Culture Amp – Robust D&I Survey; better for companies 75+; not free)

Culture Amp Engagement Survey Template Questions 

Template email – Inviting team to update demographic data in HRIS

LifeLabs Learning Inclusion Audit Tool

Konetic

ARTICLES & MEDIA

How to build a race-conscious equity, diversity, and inclusion strategy (Fast Company, September 2020)

When and How to Respond to Microaggressions (HBR, July 2020)

How to Respond to Microaggressions (New York Times, March 2020)

How to define diversity, equity, an inclusion at work (Culture Amp Blog, 2019)

Here’s Why It Hurts When People Say, “All Lives Matter” (Vanity Fair, July 2016)

13th (Netflix, 2016)

Three Reasons Why Your Diversity and Inclusion Programs Are Not Working (Forbes, 2018)

Why Diversity Matters (McKinsey & Company, January 2015)

Why Diversity Matters to Your Tech Company (USA Today, July 2015)

Why Diverse Teams Are Smarter (HBR, November 2016)

How and Where Diversity Drives Financial Performance (HBR, January 2018)

Global Diversity and Inclusion: Fostering Innovation Through a Diverse Workforce (Forbes, 2011)

Want to hire a more diverse set of people? Raise Your Bar. (Medium, May 2015)

How Talent Acquisition Leaders Can Drive Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (Webinar, Aubrey Blanche, July 2020)

Getting the Most from Your Diversity Dollars (BCG, June 2017)

Understanding Employee Resource Groups: A Guide for Organizations (Medium, October 2019)

So You Call Yourself an Ally: 10 Things All Allies Need to Know (Everyday Feminism, 2013)

The Why Factor: Meritocracy (BBC News, February 2019)

The Rise of Meritocracy (Michael Young, 1958)

Why LGBT initialism keeps growing (Chicago Tribune, June 2017)

Implicit Association Test (Harvard, Project Implicit)

Managing Unconscious Bias (Facebook)

U.S. Businesses Must Take Meaningful Action Against Racism (HRB, June 2020)

Supporting the Black Community: Resources for Stronger Allyship (HubSpot)

Guide to Allyship

Read, Listen & Learn: Steps You Can Take to be an Anti-Racist Ally (The Latch)

A Guide to Starting Anti-Racist Conversations with Family & Friends (DoSomething)

LifeLabs Learning: DEI Playbook (LifeLabs Learning)

JOB BOARDS & ORGANIZATIONS

AfroTech

Anita Borg Institute – Digital community for women in computing and host of the
world renowned Grace Hopper Conference

Apres Group – Redefining how women return to work

Blendoor – Mobile job matching app that facilitates diversity recruiting in tech by
circumventing unconscious bias

CODE2040

Hackbright – Software engineering school for women

Hire Tech Ladies – Connecting women with the best jobs in tech

Jopwell – A highly curated career advancement platform for Black, Latinx, and Native American students and professionals. Jopwell assists companies with diversity recruiting, marketing, and retention efforts.

Jumpstart – University recruiting and virtual events

Mothercoders – Tech program designed for women with kids

National Society of Black Engineers

Operation Code – Helping fill our nation’s technical talent shortage through our veteran network

People of Color in Tech

Power to Fly – Changing the way you connect to and hire women, connects women to startups and Fortune 500 companies who value diversity and inclusion

SACNAS – Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science

Shift – Recruiting pipeline that gives companies direct access to exceptional military veterans

Tapia Conference

The Second Shift – Talent marketplace for women

The Society of Women Engineers

Women in Product – Site empowering women in product management

Women in Technology – Promotes women participating in the New York tech industry

Women Who Code

DEI&B ELEARNING & UNCONSCIOUS BIAS TRAINING

Everfi Workplace Training

Harvard’s Project Implicit

LifeLabs Learning – Inclusive management

Praxis Labs – Immersive D&I digital learning; a Norwest portfolio company

REACH by Paradigm

Udemy Diversity & Inclusion Courses – A Norwest portfolio company

Unconscious Bias Trainings (free) – Facebook and Google

DEI&B FOCUSED FIRMS & SERVICES

Aubrey Blanche – Coach, Director of Equitable Design & Impact at Culture Amp

Awaken – Modern, experiential workshops on inclusion and leadership

Black Owned DEI Companies & Consultants Accepting Corporate Clients 

Collective – Coaching, trainings, and workshops

Compass Talent Group – Diversity and equity strategies

Cook Ross – Training and coaching

Diversity at Workplace – Consulting and training company for your workplace

Exponential Talent – DE&I, organization development, and talent management

InclusionVentures – Facilitators and coaches who become embedded allies

Growth By Design Talent – Check out their Diversity Recruiting Academy

Mathison Equal Hiring Index – Assessments, dashboards, and recommendations to drive
and monitor measurable improvements

Paradigm – Research-backed DEI&B experts; extensive experience with tech start-ups

RecruitHER – RecruitHER empowers job seekers to work for companies that take into account
their unique needs to ensure they excel

Peoplism – Assessments, implementations, and training

Racy Conversations – Workplace workshop facilitation and public speaking company

ReadySet – Strategy and implementation, learning and development, executive services

The People Collective – Talent, people, and culture strategy firm

Vaya Consulting – DE&I services for organizations across sectors)

Yardstick Management. Includes assessments, recommendations, and strategic plans.