Why is the tool called the DiversiPro IDEA Dashboard™?
The IDEA acronym in DiversiPro’s work within the diversity and equity arena, stands for Inclusion, Equity, Inclusion and Anti-Racism.
DiversiPro believes in taking a holistic approach to helping organizations drive meaningful, transformative change to create a more inclusive workplace. To accomplish this task, diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) work must include efforts to tackle and eliminate racism.
If we don’t name it, we can’t fix it. Most DEI initiatives do not address or uncover the root cause of racism and therefore have been ineffective in supporting change at the systemic level. After working with a wide range of organizations for more than 20 years, DiversiPro believes that impactful and meaningful change can only occur when an organization addresses racism to successfully create an anti-racist culture.
For leaders and organizations to build an inclusive and equitable workplace, anti-racist data collection and analysis is paramount to our methodology. By incorporating DiversiPro’s Six Cylinders™ Framework, a proprietary algorithm, Statistics Canada’s workforce availability data, and a racial justice lens to our tool, the DiversiPro IDEA Dashboard™ applies a holistic, data-driven approach to provide organizations with a complete picture of their IDEA assessment results and recommendations on how to make improvements within six key areas of their business.