Allyship is a Critical Component of Inclusive Leadership
Allyship is a concept that has been leveraged in social advocacy communities for years, and is now increasingly being embraced to build more inclusive workplace cultures. This is a must teach and learn area for leaders because it targets inequities and systemic change.
Training That Has a Profound Impact on Fostering Inclusion and Belonging
At bci, we have developed an approach to teaching allyship that is highly impactful — particularly for leaders and team members who are looking for more advanced and nuanced behavioral change strategies to be more inclusive.
Why Choose bci for Your Allyship Training
Our allyship training takes our foundational inclusion programming to the next level, by digging deeper into concepts of equity, power, privilege, supremacy, anti-racism, and more. In a very concrete way, we break down the “how” of supporting professionals from equity-seeking communities by targeting systemic change through programming delivered with an equity lens. Topics we cover in our allyship training include:
How allyship is connected to being an inclusive leader and cultivating belonging
Power and Privilege
An understanding of equity, power, privilege, and supremacy
Practical strategies for applying an allyship lens to team interactions and talent management
We Help Organizations Build a Culture of Allyship
Allyship training is essential for shifting organizational cultures and leadership behaviors to better advance professionals from equity-seeking communities, including professionals of color, women, LGBTQ+ professionals, and professionals from other communities.
At bci, we bring an in-depth knowledge of DEI best practices and expertise on how to create cultures rooted in active solidarity, expertly breaking down how to embed these behaviors across key talent management areas, including: mentorship and sponsorship, work allocation, performance management, leadership opportunities, talent calibration discussions, and succession planning and promotions.
Did You Know?
Anyone can be
When we step into the role of an ally, we offer our friendship, advocacy, support, power, privilege, and voice to those who come from communities that experience underrepresentation and marginalization. In offering our support as allies, we stand next to or behind — but never in front of — equity-seeking communities.
This means that while it is important to use your voice, actions and privilege to call out inequities, allies need to focus on listening as much as they speak in order to learn how to better use their voice as an advocate and to ensure they do not co-opt others’ experiences.
All of bci’s allyship training can be offered in a webinar or virtual workshop format.
4 Ways to Provide Meaningful Allyship in the Workplace
Want to Call Out Racist Remarks? You Must Do This
What is Allyship and Why is Allyship Important?
The State of Allyship Report: The Key to Workplace Inclusion
by Change Catalyst
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