Diversity Allies

Aware, supportive, active!

How to be a good diversity ally...

  • Learn what you don’t know about others’ experiences.
  • Get to know a diverse set of people.
  • Learn about your implicit bias and work to counter it.
  • Recognise where your characteristics give you social privileges.
  • Be an ally to support others, not to feel good about yourself.
  • Silence is not Safety – engage in the diversity discussion.
  • Don’t be afraid to make mistakes, and accept correction gracefully.
  • Use your influence to give other people a voice.
  • Avoid stereotypes, even those that seem 'positive'.
  • Be an active bystander.