5 Tips for Writing an Inclusion Statement [+ examples]

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An inclusion statement is a compass…a commitment to DEI that helps direct decisions your company makes. 69 % of executives agree DEI is a critical issue. Being inclusive is not just the right thing to do; it’s also great for the bottom line. If you want to start (or improve) your DEI initiatives, a great… Read more »

200+ Famous Native Americans [Chiefs, Celebs, Models, Politicians, Actors, Musicians & More!]

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Ongig’s mission is to celebrate all people. So, I started a list of Native American celebrities who’ve found success. This list of 200+ famous Native American people includes: Native American actor famous Native American Chiefs Native American heroes & more! This list is dynamic. I’m not an expert on Native American famous people…so I welcome… Read more »

6 Ways to Debias Your Language

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If you are crafting new job postings, you might want to make your language more inclusive. I found 6 debiasing techniques that can help. Before we jump into debiasing strategies, let’s define “biased language” and “debiasing.” What is Biased Language? “Biased language includes expressions that demean or exclude people because of age, sex, race, ethnicity,… Read more »

70+ Famous Adopted People [+ Celebrities with Adopted Kids]

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To support Ongig’s mission of celebrating everyone, I started this list of famous adopted people. They’re successful celebrities, athletes, writers, singers, former presidents & more…plus I list celebrities with adopted children. Actresses and Actors who were Adopted [+ TV Personalities and Comedians] Dean Cain. This TV personality  best known for playing the role of Clark… Read more »

7 Top Tools for DEI Analytics

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How do you measure DEI analytics? Numbers don’t lie…and 67% of HR leaders agree that diversity is essential. We’ve created a list of tools that can help you improve (and track) diversity analytics in your biz. These 7 tools help you: create content to increase the % of diverse candidates you hire understand the DEI… Read more »

80+ Famous Non Binary Celebrities [Models, TikTok’ers, Actors, Athletes, Musicians & More!]

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Ongig’s mission is to celebrate all people. So, I started a list of famous non binary celebrities who’ve found success. Not only have the 80+ folx on this list achieved greatness, but many have done it in a world where some people (wrongly) judge them by their gender identity. 80+ Non Binary Celebrities Now, onto… Read more »

7 Examples of a Bias-Free Language Guide

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A bias free language guide is an essential HR tool, especially if your goal is to create a more diverse and inclusive workplace. According to McKinsey & Co., more diverse companies are likely to outperform their less inclusive counterparts financially.  When searching for a bias-free language guide, comprehensiveness is key. A broader database, or a mix… Read more »

5 Easy-to-Use Tools for Gender Writing Analysis

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If you write job descriptions, send emails, or create social media posts to reach potential applicants…you might need a tool for gender writing analysis. These types of tools can ensure your content is inclusive and unbiased. An Appcast study of 473,742 jobs found: “Job ads with gender-neutral language result in 67.75% more applications at a… Read more »

10 Awesome Diversity Tools For Hiring

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Humans sometimes carry unconscious bias that leads to non-intended prejudice, especially when hiring people. Good news: Many diversity tools can help remove this bias (unconscious or not). Studies show diverse companies: “diverse companies enjoy 2.3 times higher cash flow per employee…inclusive teams improve team performance by up to 30 percent in high-diversity environments…companies with diverse management teams had… Read more »

40+ Famous People with Tourette Syndrome

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I found 40+ famous people with Tourette Syndrome as part of our research for Ongig’s series on neurodiversity. And, I felt inspired to list them all in one place! Disclaimer: This list includes famous celebrities with Tourette Syndrome who have been diagnosed and those who have been reported to be affected. I do my best to… Read more »

10 Examples of Hate Speech and Human Rights Policies

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With the rapid rise of social media, people have new platforms for expression, prompting many companies to create either a human rights policy or hate speech policy (some have both — e.g., Facebook). If your company is writing or upgrading its human rights (or hate speech policy), you might be stuck on what to include…. Read more »

7 Examples of Allyship in the Workplace

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How can you build allyship in the workplace? I found 7 examples of companies doing just that. Before we dive in, here’s what it means to be an ally at work.   What is allyship in the workplace? Being a good ally means you accept the privilege majority groups have in a professional setting and… Read more »

25 Famous People with Dyscalculia, Dysgraphia, or Dyspraxia

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When I researched Ongig’s articles on famous people with autism, ADHD, and dyslexia, I found these 25 famous people with 3 things I’d never heard of: dyscalculia, dysgraphia and dyspraxia. They are actors, writers, scientists, musicians, and more. I felt inspired to list these famous people with dyscalculia, dysgraphia, and dyspraxia in one place! Disclaimers:… Read more »

200+ Famous Deaf People [A List of Famous Inventors, Actors, Musicians, Models & More!]

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This list of famous deaf people is part of our series on famous people with disabilities. These 200+ successful deaf people include inventors, authors, entrepreneurs, models, musicians & more. Note: This is a dynamic list, and I will keep adding to it! If I missed a famous deaf person, you’d like us to add, email… Read more »

10 Examples of a Business Code of Ethics

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How can you show people who your company is (beyond a traditional mission/diversity statement)? A business “code of ethics” statement is a great start. Many job candidates look for your code of ethics to see where you stand on diversity, inclusion, and anti-discrimination.   What is a Business Code of Ethics Statement? A business code… Read more »