The Better Allies™ Approach: Everyday Actions to Create Inclusive Workplaces

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 talk, Karen Catlin covers key points from her book, Better Allies: Everyday Actions to Create Inclusive, Engaging Workplaces. Attendees will learn steps they can take to:

Amplify and advocate for others in meetings
Use more inclusive language
Disrupt office housework

Come discover how you can make a difference with the Better Allies™ approach.


Karen Catlin

Karen Catlin
Advocate for Inclusive Workplaces at Better Allies

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 vocal advocate for inclusion, a leadership coach, a keynote speaker, and the author of “Better Allies: Everyday Actions to Create Inclusive, Engaging Workplaces.”