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.

 Structuring Affinity Groups for Optimal Success

…While fostering a sense of community is an important element of affinity groups, they can also lead to additional far-reaching organizational benefits. For example, affinity groups can provide training, push for new policies, and serve as a focus group to uncover challenges and bright spots to support the advancement of underrepresented groups…While it’s a step in the right direction for more organizations to utilize affinity groups, it’s important to strategically think through the structure of the group and its roll-out in order to reap the most benefits…

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

Jay Kugler DeYoung, Principal, Fish & Richardson (Boston, MA) 

“The firm has never pressured me to go back to full time, in fact, I believe the firm sees flexibility as a win/win for everyone. I chose to reduce my hours because I wanted to be involved with firm activities around associate mentoring, training, evaluation, and advancement… Flex has been a decision that’s really worked because I’m happier, have less pressure to bill hours, can devote the time I want to client development, and am able to spend quality time with my family…”

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Bright Spot: Winston & Strawn's Gender-Neutral Parental Leave Policy

  In 2019, we will be sharing diversity and flexibility Bright Spots – those small or large successes that impact your organization […]

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Achieving Flex Success®

In this article, our President & CEO, Manar Morales sums up her advice on achieving Flex Success®. It’s not too late […]

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Don't Forget to Choose Your Responsibilities Wisely & Make Time for Yourself

This is the last in our series of seven blog posts featuring advice on our Seven Strategies for Flex Success®. We’ve covered Defining […]

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