Our Services

Grads of Life utilizes the power of evidence, collaboration and strategy to help companies make the business case for change and ultimately scale their DEI practices.

DEI Talent Strategy & Implementation

We conduct DEI maturity assessments, identifying strengths, and opportunities. We also co-design and implement skills-based talent strategies and practices to meet your DEI goals.

Learning &

Designed to engage leaders at all levels, our trainings foster the mindsets and provide the skills and tools needed to drive inclusive practice change in the workplace.

Research &
Thought Leadership

We partner with world-class organizations to conduct cutting-edge DEI research and produce insights that advance the field of inclusive and equitable employment.

Companies often struggle to know where to begin or what to focus on when adopting DEI practices
& policies to hire, retain, and advance qualified candidates from historically excluded talent pools.

We take a data-driven approach to identify growth areas for clients
and implement strategies to meet their DEI goals.

DEI Assessments

Our Opportunity Identifier tool captures a company’s current inclusive practices to assess their DEI maturity and identify actions companies can take to reach their DEI ambition

DEI Strategy

Through one-on-one consulting, we help clients define their DEI ambition and create strategies to achieve their DEI goals.

Skills-based Practices Implementation

We help companies hire, retain and advance historically excluded talent by implementing skill-based initiatives. Our Occupation Review tool identifies which roles companies should recredential and provides guidance on implementing career pathways and family-sustaining wages.

Leaders want to create a culture of inclusion
but often do not know what steps to take.

Designed to engage leaders at all levels, our training equips learners
with the skills and tools to build mindsets and implement practice change.

Skills-Based Hiring Seminars

Our subject matter experts provides hands-on learning to teach teams how to take a skills-based approach to hiring.

Retention & Advancement Seminars

We train managers on how to implement best practices for supporting, retaining and advancing diverse talent.

Inclusive Culture Training Seminars

Designed for frontline managers, we coach leaders on how to effectively supervise, support and grow diverse talent over time.

Racial Equity & Action Planning Seminars

We lead senior executives through a guided learning journey to develop the mindsets and develop an actionable strategy to create inclusive and equitable cultures.

Though many companies are truly committed to improving DEI outcomes, 
understanding the complex body of research on what works remains elusive.

Through partnerships with premier academic institutions and consultants,
including Harvard Business School, Accenture and Bain & Company,
we produce clear and cutting-edge research to help employers take action.

Cutting-Edge Research

Through partnerships with premier academic institutions, we conduct original research and produce meaningful insights that aid employers in taking action toward their DEI & talent goals. We also provide opportunities for companies to work with us to test and analyze new DEI approaches and publish our findings together.

Thought Leadership

We partner with our clients to create compelling thought leadership pieces to amplify their wins. Our team also works 1-1 with employers to produce robust and data-driven case studies to communicate their impact to important stakeholders and position them as leading employers.

Impact Measurement

Through our research-based impact framework, we help companies measure the impact of skills-based practices and set up accountability structures.

Achieve Your DEI Goals Today

Partner with us to implement DEI strategies and inclusive talent practices
that deliver social impact and business benefits.