Tag: Allies at Work
How to be an ally: Launch a formal mentorship program
Launch (or participate in) a formal mentorship program at your company. Advocate for your mentee in public settings & introduce them to your network.
How to be an ally in the workplace
Becoming an ally can feel like a daunting task. Here are 11 simple things you can start doing today to be a better workplace ally.
How to be an ally: Include women in hiring
Diversify your recruiting team—and if you want to hire more women, include at least one woman in the interview process.
How to be an ally: Say “Ouch”
When you hear a sexist comment, don’t wait to respond. Keep “ouch” locked and loaded.
How to be an ally: Amplify women’s voices
When a woman makes a point in a meeting, repeat it and give her credit.
How to be an ally: No dinner meetings
If you’re worried about appearances, eliminate one-on-one networking dinners that give unfair access to men.
How to be an ally: Let her cry
When you admit you’re “afraid” of women crying at work, you can move past it. Let her cry.
How to be an ally: Say “I believe you”
Want to be a better ally at work? The first step is to practice believing women. Learn how.
How to be an ally: Parent out loud
Allies can help women avoid the Motherhood Penalty at work by being vocal about the fact that parenting is their most important role. Learn how.
Women and men working together for gender equality￼
Us vs. them serves no one. In the fight for gender equality, women and men have to be willing to work together. It’s not a gender issue, it’s a human issue. Parental leave. Mentorship. Pay parity. Flexible work. Inclusion. We won’t see improvements unless we come together. Unless we learn to bring our whole selves…