The Danger of Valuing Meritocracy. Plus Tips for Being a Better Ally for People on the Gender Spectrum and Muslim Women

Each week, we share five simple actions to create a more inclusive workplace and be a better ally.

A transgender woman in business attire in an office standing. From the Gender Spectrum Collection.

1. Don’t promote meritocracy as a value

2. Give more gender choices than just “male” and “female”

3. Use stock photos of trans and non-binary people

4. Don’t ask Muslim women why they wear (or don’t wear) the hijab

5. Listen to the Better Allies book

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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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