Inclusion & Belonging

15Five recognizes that diversity alone will not be impactful if it is not met with a radical focus on refining our collective sense of trust, safety, and respect while being deeply intentional with our actions and owning our impact.

How does Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging show up at 15Five?


DEIB is inherently tied to our mission, vision and core values


Healthy, inclusive and equitable cultures require sustained resources


Representation matters; especially at decision making levels


Allyship is critical to the experience of our people and our customers


Proactively taking accountability is key


Owning our impact over intention is essential

How do we know our programs are working?

When our People Engagement Score increases for underrepresented groups (using self reported attributes to analyze data)
When our people are proactively leveraging our additional inclusive healthcare benefits to support restoration, gender affirmation surgeries, adoption, fostering, IVF and fertility support etc.
Portraits of some of 15Five's excutive leadership and board members.
When we have diverse representation at IC, management, executive leadership and board levels
From the left: Kham Msiska (Vice President, Finance), Julia Stead (CMO), Santi Jaramillo (CEO Emplify), Jennie Yang (Vice President, People & Culture), Matthew Cowan (Board Member), Sayle Hutchison (CFO), Cy Hu (Board Observer)

How do we support our people?

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Our Employee Resource Groups (LGBTQIA+, Gender Equity, Parents) + $2000 per year stipend for Community building events, speakers, donations, volunteer events etc.
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Additional inclusive healthcare benefits including adoption, donor assistance, fertility preservation, foster, gender affirmation, gestational carrier, hormone therapy, IVF treatments etc.
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Time off
Paid time off to support all needs in employee growth, rest and recovery. (Unlimited FTO, Up to 16 weeks of parental leave, Sick & COVID leave, Disability leave).
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Free 24/7 Therapy for our people and their direct family members e.g. spouse, children
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Life gets wild and we value our flexible working arrangements
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Ongoing learning with Consultants around Inclusive Leadership
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Military Support
Our Military leave is robust and supportive
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Sabbatical Program

See how we are doing

We're committed to being fully transparent about our efforts and progress. Here's how we're doing to date

See our 2020 DEI Report