While there are plenty of women and people of color at the bottom of most organizations, further up the ladder, their numbers decline precipitously–and research shows that it’s primarily due to an uneven playing field, not to an insufficient pipeline of eager and qualified talent.
McKinsey & Company, 2022
Ensuring that all employees enjoy the same opportunities to advance and succeed requires intentional and ongoing effort–but it can be done. As the leading impact organization unlocking diversity in leadership, Parity.Org has helped hundreds of companies worldwide create a more level playing field through the following straightforward, evidence-based solutions.
Organizations large and small have taken our pledge, committing to interview and consider at least one qualified woman and/or person of color for every open leadership role, VP and above. No deadlines or hiring quotas, and yet the results have been transformational.
These evidence-based “how-to guides” empower organizational leaders with insight into the specific policies, practices, and approaches that help to remove barriers and ensure that all employees enjoy equal opportunities to advance and succeed.
The most comprehensive, intersectional analytics platform of its kind, PARiTAinsight™ helps organizations identify previously invisible patterns and opportunities to inform decision-making and accelerate their impact.
Our annual Parity.Org Best Companies for Women to Advance® list (and upcoming Parity.Org Best Companies for People of Color to Advance™ list) recognizes organizations that have policies, benefits, and programs that eliminate barriers to advancement.