5 Things Allies Can Do to Sponsor Coworkers from Underrepresented Groups

Each week, Karen Catlin shares five simple actions to create a more inclusive workplace and be a better ally.

A graphic of 5 things allies can do to sponsor coworkers from underrepresented groups.
A graphic of 5 things allies can do to sponsor coworkers from underrepresented groups.
Image by Danielle Coke of So Happy Social

1. Speak their name when they aren’t around

2. Endorse them publicly

3. Invite them to high-profile meetings

4. Share their career goals with decision-makers

5. Recommend them for stretch assignments and speaking opportunities

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Everyday actions to create inclusive, engaging workplaces. Together, we can — and will — make a difference with the Better Allies® approach.

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