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Empowering Women and Advancing Gender Equity

We support women in negotiating their compensation and advise employers on advancing gender equity.

We proudly serve clients across Canada, the US, and the UK.


Trusted by Industry Leaders

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Our mission is to enable recognition, opportunity, & influence
for women in the workplace.

Our Services Include

Employer Consulting

EDI Health Check & Action Plan

Tailored EDI services, offering strategic advice on retention, policy, and governance

Employee Resource Groups

We specialize in empowering organizations to establish impactful ERGs.

Sponsorship & Mentorship

We support organizations in developing successful sponsorship and mentorship programs.

Industry Leading Workshops

We conduct 1-hour interactive workshops to help build inclusive workplaces by addressing unique challenges and opportunities through carefully developed topics.


Our workshops are tailored to meet the specific needs and goals of each organization.

Compensation Negotiation

We specialize in guiding women through the intricacies of compensation and contract negotiations to get you paid what you deserve.


With our quick turnaround times, we can provide our services within 24-48 hours.

We serve women at all stages, including Executives and women who are self-employed.

Hear from Our Clients

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Gender Equity & Retention Consulting

​"The Thoughtful Co has the ability to absorb a large amount of information in a short period of time. They quickly became one of the team."


Our services help our clients increase employee engagement and enable your company to be sustainable, profitable and innovative.

Learn more about our employer consulting services and read testimonials here.

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The Thoughtful Co Difference

We have experience that no other advisor in North America has: the proven ability to implement policies that make measurable change in male dominated industries.

Benefits of Working with The Thoughtful Co.


  • Data-Informed Strategies: Benefit from our research-backed advice on retention, policy, governance, and industry compensation metrics.

  • Customized Solutions & Collaborative Approach: Our workshops, consulting services, and compensation services are all tailored to meet your specific needs. We work closely with you, ensuring solutions are seamlessly integrated into your organization for long-term success.


  • We Do the Heavy Lifting: Our services require minimal time from your team to execute. We do the heavy lifting, effectively becoming an extension of your team and creating easy-to-follow paths for program implementation.


  • Customized Journey Support for EDI: We meet you wherever you are in your EDI journey. We evaluate your current state and provide both short and long-term plans tailored to your readiness and capacity.

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About Us


Jillian Climie, Co-Founder (she/her)

Jillian Climie, Co-Founder of The Thoughtful Co., has spent her career advising and leading teams in executive compensation and corporate governance, both as a consultant, and in-house at two global retailers. Most recently at Lululemon, she led the global equity and executive compensation programs. After taking a pause, she realized she wanted more of three things in her professional life: thoroughness, passion and freedom. She Co-Founded The Thoughtful Co so she can leverage her niche experience to empower women to get paid what they deserve, and to build more inclusive workplaces.

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Sophie Warwick, Co-Founder (she/her)

Sophie Warwick, Co-Founder of the Thoughtful Co., specializes in developing in-house gender equity policies and chairing Employee Resource Groups and advocacy groups. She uses her data analysis expertise from her engineering background to define targets and track growth and retention. In 2018, she Co-Founded Women in Consulting Engineering (WCE), a non-profit organization with over 1,000 members and monthly events to support and empower women in engineering. She co-founded The Thoughtful Co so she could build more gender inclusive workplaces and build representation of women at senior levels in all industries.

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