Step Up for Equity

Step Up: Equity Matters creates innovative, experiential, and engaging workshops to produce inclusive, equitable, and diverse workplaces. Focused on how individual and institutional bias are formed and, in turn, affect the workplace, Step Up provides a framework for positive change.

Step Up: Equity Matters is a movement for workplace equity. You can sign up to receive invitations to learning and growth opportunities and updates that showcase success stories, tools and resources.

THE IMPORTANCE OF DIVERSITY, EQUITY & INCLUSION

1.

EVERY PERSON HAS VALUE

The moral or social justice case asserts that each person has value to contribute and that we must address barriers and historical factors that have led to unfair conditions for marginalized populations.

2.

DIVERSE TALENT POOLS ARE STRONGER

The economic case is that organizations and countries that tap into diverse talent pools are stronger and more efficient. Economists see discrimination as economic inefficiency – the result of a systematic misallocation of human resources.

3.

REFLECT YOUR DIVERSE CUSTOMER BASE

The market case states that organizations will better serve their customers if they reflect the diversity of their market base. A dramatic demographic shift is underway in the U.S., which will be majority non-white around 2043 according to the Census Bureau.

4.

DIVERSE TEAMS LEAD TO BETTER OUTPUTS

Mathematical modeling & case studies show diversity leads to increased productivity; diverse groups of problem solvers outperform groups of the ‘best’ individuals at solving problems.

Upcoming Workshops:

Apr 09
Step Up Lab: Driving Sales by Disrupting Bias
American Family Institute, 8th Floor Spark Building - 821 E Washington Ave, Madison, WI 53703
Apr 21
Brave Conversations
To Be Announced - TBA, Madison, WI 53703
May 08
Step Up Lab: Building a Culture of Retention
American Family Institute, 8th Floor Spark Building - 821 E Washington Ave, Madison, WI 53703
May 15
Facing Bias
To Be Announced - TBA, Madison, WI 53703