Learn how you as an ally can mitigate your biases and be more supportive in society and the workplace.
Who is this session for?
This session is suited for everyone from team members, colleagues, to senior leaders to enable them to understand their responsibilities to embrace an inclusive and diverse workforce. To become challenged and to shift thinking into a more consciously inclusive mindset.
Aims and Objectives
1. UNDERSTANDING AND RECOGNISING OUR BIASES
Highlighting negative thoughts such as judgement
The sources of bias
Opening space for different thoughts and opinions
Recognising the impact of bias in the workplace
Mitigating bias in Recruitment, Work Allocation, Performance Evaluations
2. POWER, PRIVILEGE AND INTERSECTIONALITY
Understanding the definition of Privilege and how it impacts
Explore how power dynamics can impact
How we can use our privilege to create equity and level up
Understand how our characteristics layer intersectionally
Recognise institutional and societal constructs that impact
3. IMPACT OF OUR THOUGHTS, WORDS AND DEEDS
Why Emotional (EQ) and Cultural (CQ) Intelligence is important
Overcoming the fear of getting it wrong
Consider Intent, Impact and Accountability
How labels and language can define how we see people
Consideration of our use of language and how it evolves
4. UNDERSTANDING THE IMPACT OF MICROAGGRESSIONS
What is a microaggression
How can these impact people negatively
The types of microaggression and their cause
How to call out/in and educate
5. BECOMING AN EFFECTIVE ALLY
What is an ally?
Effective strategies for developing your own allyship