brand Inclusively

The professional network transforming the way candidates with disabilities, mental health conditions, and chronic illnesses find jobs and connect to inclusive employers.

Inclusively The professional network transforming the way candidates with disabilities, mental health conditions, and chronic illnesses find jobs and connect to inclusive employers.


Date Established 07/2020
Founder Charlotte Dales
Headquarters Richmond, VA & St. Louis, MO
Press Contact Sarah Massey


Inclusively is the professional network transforming the way candidates with disabilities, mental health conditions, and chronic illnesses find jobs and connect with inclusive employers. Inclusively's innovative employment platform and job matching technology allows candidates to input their experience, skills, and needed Success Enablers (workplace accommodations) and find jobs with employers that are creating more educated, accommodating, and accessible workplaces. 

In addition to providing employers a more effective and efficient way to connect the right candidates to the right jobs, they also offer digital training services, accessibility scorecards, and a team of experts to make tangible progress to their DEI goals and onboard new hires successfully. 

1 in 4 of us have or will have, a disability during our working-age years and Inclusively is proud to be leading traditional recruitment into a new era of authentic inclusion that focuses on acquiring and retaining top talent while optimizing for the long-term success of individuals with disabilities to build sustainable livelihoods and careers.

Founding Story

Founder Charlotte Dales has a technology background and watched her cousin Cameron become the first licensed aesthetician in the state of Florida with Down Syndrome. Seeing Cameron’s career fulfillment gave Charlotte the passion to replicate her employment success story for all people with disabilities and to create Inclusively, making it their mission to ensure that people with disabilities have an equal chance in life, including employment opportunities.


As a leader in diversity, 1 in 4 Inclusively employees, advisors, and board members identify with having a disability. Value creating economic equality for people with disabilities, as everyone deserves the financial independence and self-esteem that comes with building a meaningful career. Driving inclusion across industries and employers through measurable actions. Inclusion drives innovation by having an employee-base that is representative of the diverse customers that employers serve.


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Charlotte Dales

Founder & CEO
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Inclusively Founder and CEO Charlotte Dales is an entrepreneur, leader, and visionary for impactful change. After working for five years at Deutsche Bank, Charlotte co-founded CAKE Technologies, a mobile payment app that was acquired by American Express in 2017.  

In 2020, she launched Inclusively, the professional network and employment platform for candidates with disabilities to connect with inclusive employers. She was inspired by her cousin, Cameron Northup, who became the first licensed aesthetician in Florida with Down syndrome. Inclusively has established partnerships with several Fortune 500 companies and placed candidates across the US. Charlotte graduated from the University of Colorado, Boulder and lives in Richmond, Virginia with her husband, daughter, and son. 


Forbes Inclusively — The Employment Platform Shouting Loudest On Disability At Work

Inclusively is a professional network and employment platform with a committed focus on flipping the conversation around hiring disabled candidates firmly on its head.

The company’s approach to redefining and reenergizing what it means to be disability confident is a simple but effective one.

Biz Journals Job-seekers with disabilities set up for success through Inclusively

Richmond-based Inclusively was founded on the idea of helping people with disabilities navigate the workforce and identify opportunities to accommodate their needs.

GeekWire Microsoft’s accessibility chief on the benefits of closing the ‘disability divide’

This special series focuses on important community issues, innovative solutions to societal challenges, and people and non-profit groups making an impact through technology.

St. Louis Post-Dispatch Nicklaus: Inclusively, a new job platform for people with disabilities, plans to grow in St. Louis

After being laid off from her graphic design job last April, Sara Jessick applied for 570 positions online. As she counted the rejections and non-answers, she grew frustrated with the impersonal job search process. How To Build A Culture Of Acceptability And Inclusivity For Employees With Disabilities

Interview with Charlotte Dales, Co-Founder and CEO, Inclusively

Hodinkee Magazine SoHo Stories

Profile on CEO Charlotte Dales. Inclusively is an employment platform that helps connect people with disabilities to employers that are looking to hire inclusively and diversely.

Medium “Unstoppable”: How Tiffany Meehan made incredible accomplishments despite having a disability

As a part of our “Unstoppable” series, I had the pleasure of interviewing Tiffany Meehan. Inclusively: Connecting Candidates With Disabilities To Employers

The HR Startup Q&A Series brings you the story behind each startup, the value they bring to the HR industry, insights into the new solutions that could work for HR professionals, and much more!


start quotation marks Inclusively has become an important component of our talent acquisition process. They have a fantastic selection of candidates and within the first few weeks, we made our first placement and have gone on to hire two more candidates! The Inclusively team supported us throughout the journey so we felt equipped to bring on employees with disabilities, and working with them could not have been easier. Annie Moore is a dream to partner with – her professionalism and response time are second to none. We look forward to continuing to work with Inclusively! end quotation marks
Laura Pallister Talent Partner, Global Brands Group