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Motherly's commitment to diversity, inclusion + belonging

We believe #BlackLivesMatter.

We believe that every mama deserves to be supported on her journey and that every mama has a home at Motherly.

We commit to continuing to use our platform to advocate for systemic change that advances equality and justice for all Black mamas and their families.

We commit to establishing KPIs to ensure more inclusive content and updating our editorial manual to provide additional inclusiveness filters to help all mothers find a home at Motherly.

We commit to activity seeking more diverse writers and content contributors.

We commit to cultivating partnerships with minority-owned businesses as Motherly Shop and vendor partners.

We commit to increasing diversity and inclusiveness in Motherly photography and videography.

We commit to deliberately recruiting more employees of color, especially to leadership positions.

We commit to establishing mechanisms to retain, develop and promote employees of color and ensuring they are treated and paid equitably.

We commit to creating a more inclusive workplace, educating and training all team members on how to examine our own biases, ensuring all on #TeamMotherly feel seen and supported.

We commit to staying open to feedback from our team and our community, and to continually seek to do better to make all feel welcome and valued.

We believe in the power of mamas to change the world as we fulfill our mission to redefine motherhood.

Jill Koziol + Liz Tenety, cofounders of Motherly


This pledge was sent Motherly staff on June 8, 2020 and will be updated as further commitments are made and tangible action is taken.

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