Research has shown mentorship increases employee engagement and satisfaction. While mentorships often happen naturally, the reality is, these tend to be two parties of the same gender or race; and while they feel good, they lack some of the benefits of diversity that organizations need to flourish. The good news is organizations can formalize mentorships without losing the authenticity that natural mentorship brings. Here is how to do it.
Being an ally is not just a label or a moniker on a shirt. Allyship is action.
Kate Schlesinger has worked at the Wisconsin School of Business Center for Professional & Executive Development since 2017 as a Senior Director of Corporate Learning.