• Our higher education team works with college and university partners (students, faculty and administrators) to develop, test, and apply evidence-based, affordable, and scalable tools and practices to create more equitable learning environments for all students.

  • We engage in robust needs assessments & collaborative partnerships to identify and address the places of structural and institutional friction that often serve as obstacles to academic success for students from structurally disadvantaged backgrounds, including racial and ethnic minority students, students who are first in their families to go to college, rural students, low-income students, LGBTQ+ students, and others. 

  • Partners enjoy access to our research, tools and resources for creating more equitable learning environments for all students.

Higher Education

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Corporate Partnerships

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  • We provide corporate leadership retreats and workshops, assessments and focus groups, and internal case studies that identify positive models of inclusion practices that can be scaled within the organization. 

  • We collaborate with and support executives, leaders, and HR professionals to review, develop, test, and scale more equitable hiring, onboarding, evaluation, and promotion practices. 

  • Our strategic consulting services provide executives and leaders support for creating more inclusive, growth-minded organizational change that boosts motivation and performance, and provides their teams with personalized professional development seminars and workshops to support that organizational change. 

  • Our corporate partners will have access to our dynamic and diverse intellectual community working on questions of equity and inclusion in the workforce. Leading scholars work with corporate partners interested in the development and testing of the equity-focused solutions. 

  • Finally, the Equity Accelerator offers partnerships, internships, and service-learning opportunities that help organizations identify diverse talent and provide students opportunities to develop expertise and deep knowledge of DEI-focused work in organizations.

The IU Equity Accelerator brings new, evidence-based solutions to college and career equity challenges by partnering with higher-education and corporate partners to develop affordable and scalable strategies for creating learning and working environments where everyone can meet their full potential.