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Natalie Rodgers

Owner, Founder at The Acacia Company
Austin, Texas

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Contact Information

Company Name
The Acacia Company
Owner, Founder
Short Description
I am a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion strategist with 6+ years of nonprofit experience and 10+ years working with leadership teams.
Email Address
Austin, Texas
United States
Size of Organization Staff
2-5 People

About Me and My Work

What kinds of projects, tasks, or challenges do you typically partner with nonprofits on?
DEI Strategy Development, DEI-Informed Strategic Planning, DEI Organization Audits and Employee Surveys, Equitable Process Design, Training & Coaching, Leadership Development
Why would someone choose to work with you?
Our company solves for systemic issues: we focus on removing bias in operations and build more inclusive policies and practices in their place. All solutions are designed with an understanding of the disparities in access and the impact these differences have on equitable outcomes. From our core product, our organization-wide audit, to our trainings and DEI projects, we bring a holistic evaluation of your organization‘s operations, policies, culture, and everyday practices. Our approach is thorough but practical, catered to your unique reality, and aligned to your organizational goals.

There is no progress without accountability and a personal commitment from leadership. People need to feel comfortable and safe to raise concerns and trust that their leaders will act. Centering the most marginalized groups will improve work and increase access for everyone -- our growth is connected. Change is always possible. We won’t promise anything that is one-size-fits all, and we cannot in good faith promise you that these changes will be easy, but we do promise to meet you where you are and understand that progress is incremental.
Key words and additional details
diversity, equity, inclusion, culture, leadership development, strategic planning, strategy, DEI strategy, DEI, DEI-informed, training, learning and development