- Understand what it means to be an active ally.
- Unpack what stands in our way to unlocking advocacy for other people—including microaggressions, discrimination, harassment, bullying, or lateral violence.
- How to create a practice of learning, unlearning, and relearning to continue to grow in your practice.
- Identify and commit to action.
This workshop is part of a 3-part series that explores psychological safety, unconscious bias, and activating allyship. There are no prerequisites to attend each workshop and individual registration is available.
- Understanding Psychological Safety Workshop: How to Create a High Performing and Innovative Work Environment
Wednesday, April 26, 2023, from 8:30 AM–12:00 PM Pacific Time (Virtual)
- Learning to Lead from Within: Diving Deeper into Unconscious Bias
Tuesday, May 30, 2023, from 8:30 AM–12:00 PM Pacific Time (Virtual)
- Activating Allyship: Advocating for Others
Friday, June 23, 2023, from 8:30 AM–10:30 AM Pacific Time (Virtual. Please note: This session was originally offered with hybrid options, but was changed to virtual-only)
Founder and Lead Inclusion Strategist, Erin Davis Co.
Erin Davis is an award-winning expert, inspirational speaker, and global thought leader in the field of diversity, equity, and inclusion, helping people feel a sense of connection and belonging.
She is the founder of Erin Davis Co. and as Lead Inclusion Strategist helps leaders understand their role in creating a more inclusive workplace to unlock creativity and enhance innovation. Erin also empowers diversity and inclusion champions at all levels to find their voice and supports their journey to create a more inclusive world, one conversation at a time. She is a passionate social justice advocate committed to authentically and bravely challenging the status quo, and helping others to make the same commitment.
Erin serves as the co-chair of the Edmonton Business Diversity Network, a group of companies and organizations who are interested in advancing and shaping the diversity and inclusion environment in the Edmonton region. In addition, she supported the City of Edmonton’s Community Safety and Well-Being Task Force to develop recommendations to address racism, discrimination, excessive use of force, poverty and homelessness in the City of Edmonton, and currently serves as a Director with both McMan Youth, Family and Community Services Association and Explore Edmonton.
She currently lives in Treaty 6 Territory, Region 4 of the Metis Nation of Alberta, in Edmonton with her husband and two amazing children, where they both work to teach them about a world where inclusion truly matters.