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

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

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Illustration by Katerina Limpitsouni of unDraw

1. Introduce people by their expertise

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

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Illustration by Katerina Limpitsouni of unDraw

1. Level up your impact as a sponsor

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

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Illustration by Katerina Limpitsouni of unDraw

1. Be a “Chuck” for someone

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

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1. Caption your videos

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

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Caption: Illustration by Katerina Limpitsouni of unDraw

1. Tie feedback to business outcomes

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

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Illustration by Katerina Limpitsouni of unDraw

1. Talk about their expertise

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

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Illustration by Katerina Limpitsouni of unDraw

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1. Be an upstander, not a bystander

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

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Illustration by Katerina Limpitsouni of unDraw

1. Indicate if a dead­line is flex­i­ble

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

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Illustration by Katerina Limpitsouni of unDraw

1. Conduct stay interviews

Better Allies®

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

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