As we continue to prioritize diversity and inclusion in the workplace, the term allyship is tossed around a lot. But what does it actually mean (and not mean) to be an ally? Many well-intentioned professionals would like to be allies but they’re not sure how. They have concerns about overstepping or misreading situational cues. Or, they feel uncomfortable having conversations about what support looks like to others.
Regardless of your background, role or level, you can be an ally. In this interactive discussion, you’ll learn how. We will:
~ Debunk some of the myths around allyship
~ Explore common challenging scenarios in breakout sessions and strategize how to show up as an ally in each one
~ Discuss key strategies and action steps to serve as allies to others
About Kim Meninger
As a women’s leadership coach, Kim Meninger is passionate about empowering women to become more confident, visible and influential leaders. Having spent over 10 years in the high-tech industry, she experienced first-hand the unique challenges and opportunities facing women in traditionally male-dominated environments. She strives to be the resource to women that she did not have during her own corporate career.
Kim has a BA in psychology and an MBA from Boston College. She is an ICF Associate Certified Coach and CCE Board Certified Coach with certifications in career, executive and leadership development coaching.