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Friday, August 23 • 11:15am - 1:15pm
The Better Allies™ Approach: Everyday Actions to Create Inclusive Workplaces - Karen Catlin, Advocate for Inclusive Workplaces*

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Have you ever thought, "I care about creating a more diverse and inclusive workplace, but what can I do?” If so, you’re not alone. Knowing how to be a better ally for underrepresented colleagues is unfamiliar territory for many of us.

In this interactive two-hour workshop, Karen Catlin covers key strategies from her book, "Better Allies: Everyday Actions to Create Inclusive, Engaging Workplaces." Specifically:

- Amplifying and advocating for others in meetings and communities
- Using more inclusive language
- Providing equitable and effective feedback
- Disrupting office housework

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Karen Catlin

Author of Better Allies, Karen Catlin Consulting
After spending 25 years building software products and serving as a vice president of engineering at Adobe, Karen Catlin witnessed a sharp decline in the number of women working in tech. Frustrated but galvanized, she knew it was time to switch gears.Today, Karen is a leadership coach... Read More →

Friday August 23, 2019 11:15am - 1:15pm PDT
Sapphire D
  Diversity Empowerment, Friday
  • Session Slides Included Yes