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Our Approach

We believe consulting is more than just giving advice. We look for ways to reframe what is holding back opportunities for true equitable experiences. To change words like 'us' and 'them' to collective words like 'we'. To turn 'aha!' moments into a movement. Our relationship-focused approach to consulting aims to make your IDEA efforts intentional, inclusive, and impactful for your organization

if you have ever asked yourself, 'Who do I want to be? And What do I want my world to be?' We would hope the response would include to be equitable. That you desire to build workplaces where everyone feels welcomed, respected, and able to contribute fully and authentically. We can help you on the journey to do just that. Let's talk.

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Our process

The Be Equitable process is unique to your needs.

  • Great relationships start with communication and we want to get to know the vision of IDEA for your organization
  • There's opportunities to be unlocked and stories to uncover from your people, policies, processes, and programs
  • Knowing what a more equitable future at your organization can look like will help push the work forward
  • The vision tells us where we are going, the plan tells us how we will get there together
  • We go far when we take our learning, preparation, and planning and turn it into action
  • Tracking your progress keeps you accountable and lets you know how you are doing on the journey
  • Creating an equitable organization is possible with continuous practice, partnership, and brave leadership
  • Great relationships start with communication and we want to get to know the vision of IDEA for your organization
  • There's opportunities to be unlocked and stories to uncover from your people, policies, processes, and programs
  • Knowing what a more equitable future at your organization can look like will help push the work forward
  • The vision tells us where we are going, the plan tells us how we will get there together
  • We go far when we take our learning, preparation, and planning and turn it into action
  • Tracking your progress keeps you accountable and lets you know how you are doing on the journey
  • Creating an equitable organization is possible with continuous practice, partnership, and brave leadership

Services Offered

Be Equitable offers a wide range of services.

We provide the guidance to support with activation of your IDEA strategy and to create pathways for organizational learning success. Including executive, leader and Board engagement; communications consultation; governance structure development; as well as coaching on how to deliver learning experiences throughout your organization.

The impact of IDEA work is complex and vast, even within a single organization. That’s why we use a collaborative human-centered strategic planning process to develop your organization’s IDEA strategy inclusively and intentionally. By the end of the process, we will identify the pathway forward, as well as provide guidance and support for strategy implementation.

Cook Ross is now BE Equitable

These past few years have been incredibly tumultuous and evolving, where we have witnessed how complex and messy our world is.

In a world of tick-a-box trainings and quick fixes, we at Be Equitable are going after something more satisfying -- we’re here for the transformations. For the forward thinkers and future leaders who know the journey is long and are still ready, we see you and we want to partner with you.

Let’s go beyond the buzzwords to create workplaces that work for people of all races, ethnicities, identities, and abilities. It won’t be neat. And it certainly won’t be simple. Our BE team is ready and committed to get it done.

As we enter this next chapter of our story, we invite you to BE bold, BE inclusive, and BE authentic to the vision you have for yourself and your organization. And together we can create workplaces that are just and equitable for all.