Diversity & Flexibility Alliance
  • Trusted Advisor

    Creating high performance cultures that advance diversity and flexibility

  • Strategically Practical

    Providing flex solutions that produce results

  • Innovative Collaboration

    Delivering value through organizational solutions and individual strategies


The Diversity & Flexibility Alliance is a think tank dedicated to helping organizations create inclusive cultures that advance diversity and flexibility to attract and retain top talent.



The Alliance provides practical research, solutions, and strategies to help organizations develop diverse and flexible work cultures, attract and retain top talent, and promote high performance environments.



To better understand how organizations can utilize diversity and flexibility for growth and sustainability, we use our research to uncover gaps and develop best practices for creating greater impact.



Through one-on-one collaborations tailored to the needs of the unique work environment, we build momentum for opportunities that support the advancement of women and flexible work cultures.


The Alliance’s Action Steps are designed to assist organizations with implementing practical strategies and policies related to diversity and flexibility.

Building Blocks for a Successful D&I Initiative

A successful diversity and inclusion program requires clear focus, strong implementation of activities to meet delineated goals, and responsibility assigned to key players to effectively lead and engage in these activities. Whether your organization is looking to start a new D & I program or reenergize/resolve an existing one, the Alliance’s building blocks provide guidance for a successful initiative. By following each step in this path – ASSESS, ARTICULATE, ALIGN, and ACTIVATE – your organization can achieve a strong D & I program with specific objectives, focused activities, and measurable outcomes. …

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The Spotlight on Flex showcases professionals from member organizations who exemplify personal and professional success while working a flexible schedule.

Lisa Hansen
Lathrop & Gage (Kansas City, MO)

“I wanted to continue practicing, but I knew a full-time schedule was not going to work for my needs with a newborn at home…Flexibility has been so important to my family, and my schedule has adjusted over the years as my children have grown. I would not have been able to stay with the firm for these past 15 years had they not supported my request for reduced hours.e I knew everyone would be supportive…”

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Getting to Know Our Conference Speakers -
Lori Mihalich-Levin

We are so excited to have an amazing line-up of prominent leaders and trailblazers speaking at our 2018 Annual Conference […]

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Honoring the Flex Trailblazers

Note: This post was first published on March 14, 2018 on 1 Million For Work Flexibility’s blog. 1MFWF is the first […]

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Join More than 50 Law Firms & Fortune 500 Companies As We Tackle the Issues of Diversity and Flexibility

This week, in an intriguing post, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg reflected on how far (and not so far) we have […]

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Media Coverage





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