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.

Making it “RAIN” With Your Organization’s Flex Needs & Benefits

A common barrier to launching new and expanded flexible work programs/policies is convincing organizational leaders of the long-term business benefits with recruiting, retention and productivity. Common questions include: What are peer organizations doing? Do our employees really care about flex? Is the cost really worth the benefit? Is the benefit too tenuous to measure? The Alliance can show you how to make it “RAIN” with your organizational leaders by demonstrating the business benefits of holistic flex…

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

Ann Rives, Associate, Crowell & Moring (Washington, DC)

“As lawyers, we’re trained to work on tight deadlines. But if you plan ahead and think about the work in the pipeline, there are things that can be pulled out of the “need it now” lane and reassigned to “non-urgent, but essential” lane instead…The key to any successful flex arrangement is open and honest communication. I work with the partners to identify work I want to do; I focus on researching and writing on complex legal issues, and I’m not afraid to say if the work is not the right fit for me…”

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Welcome to Kutak Rock!

We are pleased to welcome our newest Advocate Member, Kutak Rock. Welcome to the Alliance, we are looking forward to […]

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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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