October 27-30, 2024 / Gaylord Rockies / Aurora, CO

Agenda

Activate Allyship to Build Bridges in the Workplace

Oct 30 2024

10:45 AM - 11:30 AM MT

Edu Session Room 1

During this presentation, we will discuss the concept of allyship and its significance in creating an inclusive and supportive work environment for administrative professionals. We will cover essential topics such as terminology, roles, impact, and solutions to provide participants with practical strategies and valuable insights to actively support their colleagues.

Takeaways:

  • Terminology: Participants will understand key terms associated with allyship, such as privilege, microaggressions, and intersectionality. Attendees will gain an understanding of the impact of language and terminology on allyship efforts. We will encourage the use of inclusive and respectful language in the workplace.
  • Roles of Allies: We will explore the various roles that allies can play, including bystander, upstander, and advocate. Participants will engage in exercises to apply these roles to their daily lives.
  • Impact: During the presentation, we will dive into the concept of allyship and explore how it can create a positive impact on marginalized individuals, teams, and organizations. We will discuss the importance of building an inclusive workplace culture and how allyship can be a powerful tool in achieving this goal. Participants will gain deeper insights into the benefits of allyship, such as increased employee engagement, higher productivity, and improved overall well-being. We will also provide practical tips and strategies for becoming an effective ally and creating a more inclusive workplace environment. By the end of the presentation, attendees will have a better understanding of how allyship can benefit their organization and how they can actively contribute to a more equitable and inclusive workplace.
  • Solutions: Practical solutions and strategies for practicing allyship will be shared, including active listening, challenging bias, supporting underrepresented colleagues, and promoting diversity and inclusion initiatives.
  • Engagement: During the presentation, participants will engage in reflection exercises and partner interactions.

Speakers

The Champ Group

- Founder

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