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“Active Allyship in the Modern Workplace”

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Imagine a world where everyone, irrespective of their background, feels truly seen, valued, and empowered. A world where organisations thrive not just because of their products or services, but because of the inclusive cultures they foster and the diverse talents they nurture. This isn’t just a lofty ideal; it’s a tangible, achievable reality, and the journey starts with conversations like the one we’re inviting you to.

Why Attend?

In our increasingly interconnected world, diversity and inclusion aren’t just buzzwords—they’re essential pillars for driving innovation, fostering creativity, and ensuring sustainable growth. However, simply acknowledging diversity isn’t enough; creating a genuine sense of belonging and understanding how to actively champion inclusion makes the difference.

Our fireside chat is more than just a discussion—it’s an immersive experience that promises profound insights into the world of inclusive culture. You will be joined by Joanne Lockwood, The Inclusive Culture Expert with SEE Change Happen. This dialogue promises to shed light on not just the ‘what’ of inclusion but the ‘why’ and the ‘how’.

Typical Topic Areas?

  • Conscious Inclusion: Grasp the intricacies of conscious inclusion and identify where your organisation stands on the Continuum of Inclusion.
  • Psychological Safety: Delve deep into creating environments where individuals are unafraid to share, innovate, and challenge the status quo.
  • Embracing Perspectives: Understand the power of Emotional and Cultural Intelligence in bridging gaps and fostering a cohesive work environment.
  • Inclusive Leadership: Discover the traits that define truly inclusive leaders and how they can shape organisational culture.
  • Measuring Culture Change: Learn about the metrics and indicators that can help you measure and nurture positive cultural shifts.
  • Belonging: Explore the concept of belonging and why it is the crucial next step beyond mere inclusion.
  • Allyship: Equip yourself with strategies to combat microaggressions and discrimination and learn how to transition from a passive ally to an active one.

Actionable Takeaways:

  • Recognising the Allyship Spectrum: You will be able to grasp the nuances between passive and active allyship. You’ll understand the roles and responsibilities at each point on the spectrum, helping you pinpoint where you are and where you’d like to be.
  • Transitioning to Proactive Support: You will be equipped with the tools and mindset shifts necessary to move from merely observing to actively championing inclusivity. You’ll understand the steps, conversations, and commitments required to elevate your role as an ally.
  • Tackling Microaggressions & Discrimination: You will gain the skills to recognise and address microaggressions and overt discrimination in real-time. You’ll learn strategies to effectively call out or call in such behaviours, ensuring a respectful and inclusive environment for everyone.

Join us for a transformative dialogue that promises not just theoretical knowledge, but actionable insights that can reshape the very fabric of your organisation. By fostering an inclusive culture, we’re not just enhancing our workplaces; we’re creating ripples of positive change that can transform our societies at large.

Be part of this transformative conversation. Be the change.

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