Inclusion NextWork’s IDEAS for the Future Summit wouldn’t be possible without the generous support of our Sponsors


Cook Ross Inc.

Cook Ross is a full service diversity, equity, and inclusion consulting firm with 30 years of experience addressing organizational development issues, including deep expertise in the role of unconscious bias (UB) in the workplace. Cook Ross partners with organizations to transform their cultures to meet tomorrow’s challenges.


Consensus Building Institute

CBI is a nonprofit organization with decades of experience helping leaders collaborate to solve complex problems.

CBI’s staff are experts in facilitation, mediation, capacity building, citizen engagement, and organizational strategy and development.  CBI is committed to using its skills to build collaboration on today’s most significant social, environmental, and economic challenges.

Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy

Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy (EPIP), a project of Tides, is a national network of change-makers who strive for excellence and equity in the practice of philanthropy. EPIP's mission is to empower emerging leaders and elevate philanthropic practice in order to build a more just, equitable and sustainable world.


Yale School of Management, Internship Fund

The first of its kind among the nation's management programs, the Internship Fund provides financial support to students who pursue summer internships in the public or nonprofit sector between their first and second years of study. The Internship Fund has a commitment to ensure that students who wish to apply their skills in public and nonprofit organizations for the summer can do so without regard for financial constraints. By awarding stipends for low-paying summer internships, the Fund not only nurtures SOM students' education within the public and nonprofit sectors, but also strengthens the management of all sectors.

The Winters Group

The Winters Group is a global diversity and inclusion consulting firm. For over three decades, The Winters Group has supported leaders and organizations with developing transformative, sustainable solutions for equity and inclusion. The Winters Group has partnered with hundreds of organizations to develop, execute, and measure strategies that foster inclusion and lead to breakthrough results. Their core offerings are grounded in cultural competence.

The Winters Group, Inc. is a certified Minority / Women-Owned Business Enterprise.

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