Improve Culture, Unlock Diversity.
Discover your your personalized, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion action plan with Ascending.
Created so you can spend more time building better culture, not better spreadsheets.
Distinguish Your Org
Talent has more options than ever.
Help them pick you.
Use data-benchmarks to discover which strategies work best for your company.
Share wins with internal & external stakeholders as you make progress.
See how Ascending works
Discover the 3-steps to supercharge your Equity, Diversity & Inclusion efforts.
From guesswork to long-lasting change.
First: Get Scored on Equity, Diversity & Inclusion.
We've built the first Baseline-Benchmark assessment designed to amplify the voice of every employee within your organization.
This approach enables your Ascending Score: the key to improving culture & unlocking Diversity.Get Scores
Then: Use your Score to Access Culture-improving Content.
Access the Ascending Academy, your data-driven recommendation hub for Equity, Diversity & Inclusion resources.
Your new go-to for helpful courses, trainings, nudges & news.Access Content
Finally: Match with Diverse Talent as you Make Progress.
As you make progress in Equity, Diversity & Inclusion, we match you with highly-skilled job seekers from diverse backgrounds who feel aligned to your culture.
Save time, leverage data, align reliably.Find Talent
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Facts & Questions
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At Ascending, we're delighted to work with teams committed to bridging the gap between good intentions and sustained change in their work culture.
If that type of commitment resonates with you, we'd love to chat.
Ascending is perfect for small to medium sized teams. As a small org, prioritizing a strong Equity, Diversity & Inclusion foundation can save you tons of future headaches - not to mention time & money.
We're proud to provide useful resources, as well as rich data insights, designed especially with "small-but-mighty" teams in mind.
Access to Ascending's Equity, Diversity & Inclusion action platform is entirely free of charge. Our approach is especially designed to benefit small-to-medium sized teams (many with constrained budgets) while democratizing opportunity for meaningful change. It's our mission to make the tools of change fully available & within reach for any org committed to Equity, Diversity & Inclusion.
Data privacy, security & safety is our top-priority at Ascending. We're 100% committed to creating an environment where everybody can experience a sense of thriving within their place of work. To this end, we've elevated end-to-end data encryption from day one of our launch. We've also listed SOC 1 (& eventually SOC 2) compliance on our roadmap to reinforce greater degrees of security confidence for teams. Subscribe to our newsletter to keep up to date on this process & many other exciting updates.
At Ascending, our mission has always been focused on bringing openness and transparency to the workplace experience. We've always believed that by providing a space where every single employee can share ongoing experiences it not only empowers them to make better products, it also helps them (and subsequetly the cultures they're building) to grow. We're proud to be a part of creating a more open culture and to continue building a product that supports this vision.