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107 Allyship Is a Verb: How to Create Learning That Activates Inclusion

9:45 AM - 10:45 AM ET
Tuesday, December 5

It is one thing to offer diversity equity and inclusion learning programs, but to practice allyship requires action. This session will walk through ways to create opportunities for activating allyship to grow all of our employees’ sense of the power of their words and actions to create inclusive change at work and in their spheres of influence.

You will benefit from shareable content on the What, Where, Why, When, and most importantly How to strategically practice active allyship on an individual, group, and organizational level. Materials include Train the Trainer Facilitator Guides and easy-to-customize learning materials including slides and other content covered in the session. After this session, you will have everything you need to swiftly customize for your company culture and launch this program for ERGs, DEI, leadership, or any immediate learning need.

In this session you will learn:

  • What an ally is and does
  • The magnified significance of active allyship
  • What not to do as an ally
  • How to use allyship for employee development

Alison Shea

Director of People Success


A fourth-generation educator who couldn’t fight her destiny, Alison Shea heads up global learning and development for a tech start-up. Previously she worked in the financial industry focusing on organizational transformation, learning and talent development, and diversity, equity and inclusion. Her background also includes consulting and learning product development. In addition to speaking at conferences and delivering award-winning workshops, Alison is passionate about volunteering, mentoring, and paying it forward. She has an MEd in curriculum and instructional technology.