Perspectives on advancing the
careers of diverse leaders.

Our more than fifteen years of experience yields valuable insights into key steps underrepresented minorities must take to accelerate their careers, and the comprehensives strategies institutions must deploy in order to attract, retain, and promote diverse talent toward senior leadership. Learn more about our insights, and how we are making progress toward our vision of achieving a critical mass of diverse senior leadership.


Thawing the Frozen Middle: A Winning Approach to Increasing DEI within Middle Management
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"Thawing the Frozen Middle" explores the challenges, strategies, and recommendations for driving meaningful change and creating a more inclusive workplace. Gain insights into the pivotal role of middle managers, the systemic barriers they face, and actionable strategies for driving DEI progress.

Elevating Economic Mobility for Students of Color with MLT’s Career Prep Program
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Learn more about the stark reality of economic mobility and racial wealth gaps in the US in our recent whitepaper. Unveil the disparities faced by People of Color in the college-to-career transition and the significant impact of MLT's Career Prep program in bridging these gaps.

MLT Black Equity at Work Certification Analytics & Insights Report
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This report examines the impact to date of the MLT BEW Certification Program on the organizations that have joined in to advance racial equity. It describes the root causes driving racial disparities, the strategies organizations are deploying to drive progress, and the advancements they have made since committing to the BEW Certification Program. We hope these insights will benefit our MLT BEW partners and any organization seeking to improve equity for their Black employees.

Developing DEI Strategies That Work
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MLT helps organizations develop and implement rigorous DEI strategies that work. This whitepaper reveals our in-depth approach to addressing stubborn diversity challenges. Discover how to identify gaps, diagnose root causes, develop actionable plans, and set clear goals that drive lasting change.

State of the CDO 2023
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In order to plan for the future, it’s important to start by understanding the present. Through interviews and surveys, MLT, Rich Talent Group, and SYPartners partnered with DEI leaders to explore the current state of the CDO landscape. This report provides a unique glimpse into the Chief Diversity Officer role in today’s dynamic business world.

Designing Effective DEI Training Programs
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Are you confident in the effectiveness of your DEI training? How do you link it to your broader DEI strategy? How do you measure its effectiveness? What about support/coaching after the course is over? How do you hold people accountable for the desired behaviors? This whitepaper includes the five factors we’ve observed that separate DEI training and development programs that work from those that don’t.

Voices from the Workplace: The Gap Between Minority Experiences and White Perceptions of Racism at Work
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CEOs have heard from employees that their lived experiences with racism in the workplace radically diverge from companies' stated values. MLT sought to understand how minority employees' reported experiences compare to the perceptions of their white colleagues, and what organizations can do in response.

A new era of workplace inclusion: moving from retrofit to redesign
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True change requires profound structural changes to the way we work. Despite all of the horrors visited by the pandemic—and the undeniable fact that it has disproportionately punished the Black community—it could well prove to be the catalyst for effecting lasting change.

The Real Reason Diversity is Lacking at the Top
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It’s a persistent myth: if a company recruits enough employees from under-represented racial and ethnic groups, a sufficient number will, over time, rise through the organization to create a diverse culture at all levels. But that is not happening.

MLT Study on Importance of Career Guidance for Underrepresented Minorities Finds Key Differences According to Gender
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Career guidance has always been Important to young people early in their careers, a recent MLT study reveals how this is even more true for underrepresented minorities.  Our research also uncovers some potentially important differences by gender. Please fill out the short form below to read the report.