Listen, learn, then lead.

Transparency, Leadership by Example, Caring (TLC)

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My Commitment to You

  • Welcoming inclusion & diversity questions/feedback
  • Delivering diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) resources and training customized to your organization’s needs
  • Brainstorming new approaches with a DEIB lens
  • Integrating the DEIB strategy with the people and business strategy with an understanding of organizational change, adult learning styles, and human-centered design
  • Executive coaching around inclusive leadership skills

Inclusion and Diversity Consulting Services

  • Gather wish lists
    Conduct interviews, share themes, and prepare suggested roadmap
  • Inclusive leadership and belonging sessions 
    Co-facilitate training sessions with senior leadership and embed DEIB elements into existing milestone training opportunities to build inclusive leadership and belonging skills for leaders at all levels of the organization
  • Leadership development programs for high-potential pipeline leaders for advancement and retention
  • Design, facilitate, and launch inclusion and diversity teams/councils
  • Co-create the Employee Resource Group(s) Strategy
  • Strategy implementation and execution
  • DEIB communications
  • Review of Talent Sourcing and Pipeline Development Strategy
  • Review of onboarding and mentoring programs
  • Review diversity data and inclusion scorecards
  • Co-present with senior leadership on DEIB matters in key meetings such as senior strategy retreats, leadership team huddles, town halls, and board meetings

What Lisa’s clients say.

I did a lot of research in finding the right Unconscious Bias training program for our university and School of Medicine partners. I wanted a solution that could deliver engaging training with excellent customer service at reasonable pricing.Read more We are nationally recognized Doctoral University with a new School of Medicine and I needed Unconscious Bias training  that would be relevant and resonate with our faculty, staff, students and clinicians. With Lisa Ong of Wishing Out Loud, LLC. I found what I needed and then some! She facilitated a timely and effective launch. We continue to receive compliments throughout every level of our organization about the training (that never happens)! Lisa Ong’s Mitigating Unconscious Bias training course addressed a timely and sensitive topic in an informed, entertaining, relevant, and engaging manner. Close

Dr. Lisa McBride,
Assistant Dean of Diversity and Inclusion, Professor of Medical Education

I had the pleasure of meeting Lisa while she was at PwC.  The first time we connected, her in-depth knowledge of many diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) topics, coupled with an incredible thirst to learn more, left me awestruck.Read moreI always enjoy our conversations as she often teaches me something, inspires me to learn more, and helps me to think differently. She was the first person I thought of when my new company was looking for experts and visionaries to help expand our knowledge in critical areas of DEI, go to market perspectives, etc. Lisa’s incredible curiosity and her role as a connector to ideas and people inform great insights- spend an hour with her, and you’ll walk away refreshed and inspired. I would highly recommend her as a coach, strategist, or in any capacity- she is a delight to know, and I feel fortunate to be in her orbit. Close

Natasha Beach,
Regional Vice President, Sales at meQuilibrium

Working with Lisa on key DEI initiatives was one of the most rewarding experiences we’ve had. Her dedication, commitment, and incredible work ethic in advancing DEI is not only refreshing but also impactful as she continues to push the boundaries of DEI and focus on achieving real results.Read more Any organization that is committed to DEI would benefit greatly from working with Lisa as she brings a wealth of knowledge, deep practical experience, and fresh ideas that will surely make an impact in advancing DEI goals..Close

Mr. Seena Mortazavi,
CEO, Chronus – Unleash the Power of Mentoring