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Diversity and inclusion at ICF

We are a purpose driven company with a strong culture and underlying values that prize diversity, opportunity, equality and respect. At ICF, we are not all the same. And that has always been our greatest strength.
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What we believe

We are at our best when every member of our team feels respected, included, and heard—when everyone can show up as themselves and do their best work every day. Our purpose statement and values correspond directly with how we view the world as people, not just employees.

Words from our leaders

"ICF was founded 50 years ago to finance minority-owned businesses in Washington, D.C. and support disadvantaged communities. We are proud to continue to be a mission-driven company filled with people who care deeply about improving lives and making the world a better place. We will always encourage an environment that celebrates diversity and those important moments when new voices are heard and heeded."

John wasson icf  John Wasson
President and CEO 

“We are more successful as a community when people of different backgrounds, experiences, and points of view come together to find solutions as unique as the challenges we face. This concept is core to ICF’s identity. But like many companies, there is more we can do. We will actively create opportunities for open, honest discourse and ensure we are driving tangible actions that embrace, celebrate and grow diversity in all forms here at ICF.”

Caryn McGarry, Chief Human Resources  Caryn McGarry
Chief Human Resources Officer 

Where we focus

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Inclusive culture and community building

Ensuring everyone feels comfortable, safe, informed and respected
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Education

Building inclusion acumen through training
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Recruiting

Creating a diverse talent pool of qualified candidates
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Career growth

Promoting the success and advance of diverse groups
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Accountability and transparency

Continually measuring and monitoring progress

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Our commitment to pay equity

We’ve achieved pay equity across women and minorities. Every year, we examine the compensation employees receive and make adjustments to ensure that we maintain pay equity.

53%

female leaders across the company

39%

of our executive leadership team are women or minorities

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Our commitment to our partners

We constantly seek inclusive opportunities to collaborate with experts, suppliers, contractors, and technology partners with diverse perspectives—and who are just as driven as we are to make a difference.

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