How Allies Can Clear Barriers

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

Person with long braid, wearing gray top,  facing closed bamboo door
Person with long braid, wearing gray top,  facing closed bamboo door
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1. Be an ally, not a savior, by clearing barriers

2. Review the invite list

3. Refocus a “splainer”

4. Reassign the credit

5. Look out for bias during interview debriefs

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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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