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Most employers still struggle with having the tough conversations about diversity, equity, and inclusion. We offer custom long-term solutions to help them overcome these obstacles to create a fair and just workplace.
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Custom solutions that help businesses create or enhance diversity and inclusion in the workplace. In addition to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) consulting, we offer consulting services in these other areas: leadership development, human resources, risk management, conflict resolution, corporate social responsibility, and workplace safety.
Coaching & Training
Onsite or remote customized coaching and training on the importance and benefits of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Educational presentations on diversity, equity, and inclusion to create a positive work environment.
Did you know that highly inclusive companies are more likely to hit their
financial target goals by up to 120%?
We help businesses create diversity and inclusion to ensure a fair and just workplace. We are happy to announce that we utilize remote functioning technologies during COVID-19.
Nirupa is an accomplished female Indian certified global diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) professional, social entrepreneur, attorney, mediator, and arbitrator, who was born in Guyana. She has more than two decades of experience in the corporate, government, and nonprofit sectors in the areas of DEI, justice, human resources, operations, program management, compliance, conflict resolution, risk management, and more.
Nirupa works with local, regional, national, and international businesses to bring justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion (JEDI) into their work environments. In partnership with Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees, she launched the first and still only Delivering on the Dream (DOTD) collaborative in Florida to invest needed resources to help thousands of immigrants and refugees achieve their dreams for a better life. There were 27 DOTD collaboratives in 21 states. Nirupa created an immigration learning community to provide educational presentations, an opportunity for collaboration, and the sharing of good practices and resources, which included attendees from business, health care, human services, education, and law. She serves on the Inclusion Allies Coalition Social Media and Marketing Committee and served on The Centre for Global Inclusion’s Strategic Planning Task Force. Nirupa championed the Lee County Bar Association’s first immigration law practice section, which she co-chairs. She is appointed to The Florida Bar’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee and Gender Equality Subcommittee. Nirupa also serves on the Horizon Council’s Inclusion and Diversity Committee, the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce’s Equity Committee, and the Lee County Bar Association’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee. She has appeared in multiple publications, including Forbes, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, Authority Magazine, Hiscox, and more.
Nirupa Netram’s presentation at our 2023 workforce diversity, equity and inclusion conference was excellent. Her insights and strategies were invaluable, and our attendees were fully engaged throughout. The feedback we received was overwhelmingly positive, and many attendees have expressed their intention to bring what they learned back to their organizations. I highly recommend Nirupa for any organization seeking to improve their diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts.
Steve Bent - CAE, Executive Director, International Association of Workforce Professionals
My recent partnership with Ms. Nirupa Netram, CEO of Lotus Solutions LLC, was a refreshing experience in professionalism, dedication to excellence and served as an outstanding example of Nirupa’s care and concern approach to “client-forward” content design, development, and delivery. If your organization seeks innovative consulting solutions to increase the value of your organizational efforts, look no further; Lotus Solutions LLC will deliver on time and target.
American Advertising Federation of Southwest Florida had Nirupa come and speak to our members about Diversity and Inclusion; she was fantastic, highly informed on the subject, and very personable. Book her now to speak at your event.
Jenny Boyd - President, American Advertising Federation of Southwest Florida
“Walk softly and carry a big stick.” Those words come to mind every time I work with Nirupa on a client engagement. Whether it’s conducting Key Informant interviews or training on Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, Nirupa’s quiet, elegant approach to helping individuals or corporations make sustainable change is unwavering. Her insights into human behavior and her ability to gently and lovingly coach the better nature within each of us is on full display when she is working with your team. I highly recommend engaging her in strategy, JEDI, or leadership skill development training. The world needs more Nirupa’s doing this “heart” work and “hard” work.
Yolanda Webb - CEO, WEBB Advisory Group
I worked with Nirupa to develop an allyship program for senior executives in the outdoor industry. Her insight, experience and guidance were invaluable in creating a program that would exceed the expectations of senior executive leaders. She always provided direct, actionable feedback that helped us to develop and deliver a high-impact and engaging program. Whether consulting, leading or building, Nirupa’s DEIB expertise and understanding how to meet people where they are, were always hallmarks of her approach. Honored to have worked with her, learned from her, and look forward to the next opportunity.
David Smith - Associate Professor at Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School
Nirupa Netram is a remarkably skilled and experienced thought leader and practitioner in the broad areas of diversity/equity/inclusion and culture change. I had the privilege of collaborating with her directly as a speaker and consultant for over a year in an initiative to build inclusive leadership skillsets in the outdoor industry. Nirupa leads with sky-high emotional intelligence, natural thoughtfulness, and a bias for inclusion and belonging for all participants! I highly recommend her and her team at Lotus Solutions.
Brad Johnson - Professor, U.S. Naval Academy & Faculty Associate, Johns Hopkins University
Nirupa brings integrated, deep and broad perspectives to her DEI work. Her credentials, competencies, experiences, and approach enable her to make a real impact. At first encounter, you might make the mistake of underestimating, Nirupa but don’t miss the chance to look a little longer and harder, you will be rewarded by her leadership, expertise, kindness and grace.
Rania Anderson - Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Keynote Speaker, Author, Executive Business Coach
Working with Nirupa on the Social Media & Marketing Committee for Inclusion Allies Coalition is a privilege. Nirupa’s professionalism, including dedication to equality and justice with empathy, is highly admirable. Moreover, she is always ready to lend a helping hand, take the lead on a project, and demonstrate the meaning of being a team player.
Elinor Stutz - Inspirational Speaker, Evergreen International Best-Selling Author, Blogger, & Top Influencer, Smoothsale
The three words that come to mind when I think of Nirupa Netram are professional, respectful and insightful. Nirupa is one of the leading thought leaders and voices of equity, diversity and inclusion in corporate, government and philanthropic arenas. Nirupa’s calm and non-judgmental demeanor makes people very comfortable as they approach this sensitive and sometimes challenging process. Her expertise is invaluable to schools, corporations, and nonprofit organizations as they work to make their workplace fair, equitable and just. Nirupa is a person organizations can trust to drive healthy employee engagement and satisfaction. She knows how to help organization’s attract top diverse talent, increase employee retention, and broaden perspectives. When equity exists, people have equal access to opportunities. There aren’t many people I know more cheerful, determined, positive and thoughtful than Nirupa.
Michael Chatman - President & CEO, Global Center for Generosity, The Community Foundation
Nirupa Netram delivered an excellent presentation on “How Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Affect Your Bottom Line” to our Leadership SWFL class. Her interactive style allowed our participants to evaluate real life examples and examine our own subconscious behaviors. After her presentation our class continued to talk about the key takeaways and how they plan to implement changes in their workplace. I highly recommend her presentation to anyone looking to create a more inclusive workplace.
Christleen Knaub - Program & Events Manager, SWFL Inc.
Nirupa Netram is beyond brilliant. Her leadership skills are priceless. When I need someone to talk to some of my companies on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, the first name that pops into my head is Nirupa. She is passionate about what she does and has the background as a lawyer to help any company grow. The value that she will add to any corporation is priceless!
Jeanne M. Sweeney - CEO, Above Board Chamber of Florida
At Habitat for Humanity, having a board with diverse perspectives is critically important to us, yet we have struggled to attract and retain a Board which reflects the diversity of the community we serve. Our consultation with Nirupa Netram helped us to think differently about our Board recruitment process and offered tangible suggestions for improvement. Additionally, she acknowledged areas in which we were on track, confirming where our energy and resources should be invested.
Becky Lucas - Chief Executive Officer, Habitat for Humanity of Lee and Hendry Counties, Inc.
We received tremendous insight and relevant, practical tips from our consultation with Nirupa on implementing diversity, inclusion and equity into our programming. Nirupa was thorough, truly helpful, and provided excellent suggestions that were both specific and local, addressing our needs as well as identifying our ‘blind spots’, so to speak. In just a one-hour consultation, we left feeling equipped to take actionable steps and make real change!
Megan Dalabes - Community Education & Development Coordinator, Abuse Counseling and Treatment, Inc.
Thank you Nirupa for conducting our Diversity Training program via Zoom. Our staff was highly engaged and the feedback we received from our staff was very positive. We appreciate your tailoring the program to meet our organization’s needs. We look forward to working with you in the future.
Mary C. Bartlett - Human Resources Manager, Habitat for Humanity of Lee and Hendry Counties, Inc.
Our leadership team met with Nirupa for a one hour consultation on enhancing our diversity efforts. Nirupa was very helpful in reviewing our current practices and offering suggestions. We are continuing to work with Nirupa on developing a more diversified Board. We appreciate her suggestions and expertise!
Julie Boudreaux - Chief Executive Officer, Children's Advocacy Center of Southwest Florida, Inc.
Nirupa’s presentation on diversity in the workplace was poignant and eye opening. With concrete case analyses and current data, she clearly pinpoints diversity-related deficiencies within the legal practice and provides solid suggestions for improvement. We will certainly utilize her guidance to better our own practice.
Shanthy Balachanthiran, Esq. - Chair, Lee County Bar Association, Pro Bono Committee
Nirupa Netram researched, assembled and presented an outstanding workshop on the subject of “Interpersonal Violence – Human Trafficking Issues for Mediators and Attorneys” in a joint presentation to the Lee Bar Immigration Practice Section and Lee Bar Alternate Dispute Resolution Practice Section on April 8, 2021. She combines critically needed information about this many-faceted problem with a polished style that is very engaging.
Anne Dalton, Attorney, Mediator, and Arbitrator - Chair, Lee County Bar Association, Alternative Dispute Resolution Practice Section
Nirupa gave an excellent presentation to our group of marketing and advertising professionals! She does her research, presents fact-based information, and takes the time to break it all down and answer the hard questions. If your workplace needs a DEI training or consultation, look no further!
Jesi Cason - CEO, Jesi Cason Photopgraphy
Nirupa is a DEI Champion with a niche for mentoring. As a newbie to the space, she welcomed me with her wisdom and extensive knowledge in the field. Her ability to lead with empathy and compassion is unmatched. Happy to have served alongside her in my journey.
LaCheryl Ameer-Bey - DEI Program Manager, Camber Outdoors
I have worked with Nirupa for the last three years as a member of the IAC, SMMC (Inclusion Allies Coalition, Social Media Marketing Committee). Nirupa has the knowledge, experience and talent to resolve conflict as it relates to demographic differences and reduce tension. I admire the way she educates those around her and gets people to look at and address their biases. She is a savvy business person. Nirupa has demonstrated her ability to break down diversity concepts to those who may not understand and use her real life experiences to create empathy and understanding. I love working with her.
Simma Lieberman - DEI Expert and Podcast Host
We are committed to equity in the workplace, diversity in all levels management, and inclusion of all employees.
Our consulting services provide custom solutions that help employers create or enhance diversity and inclusion in the workplace. In addition to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) consulting, we offer consulting services in: leadership development, human resources, risk management, conflict resolution, corporate social responsibility, and workplace safety.
Coaching & Training
We offer onsite or remote customized coaching and training on the importance and benefits of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
We provide educational presentations on diversity, equity, and inclusion to create a positive work environment.
Our work supports the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth to transform our world.