38 min

Understanding Privilege & Using It To Create Change With Karen Catlin Leading With Empathy & Allyship

    • Business

Melinda Briana Epler, Founder & CEO of Empovia (formerly Change Catalyst) talks with Karen Catlin, CEO of Karen Catlin Consulting and author of Better Allies, about how we can each build empathy and create positive change for others by first understanding our own privilege. 
About Karen
After spending 25 years building software products and serving as a vice president of engineering at Macromedia and Adobe, Karen Catlin witnessed a sharp decline in the number of women working in tech. She’s now a leadership coach and acclaimed speaker on inclusive workplaces. Karen shares her expertise in three books: Better Allies: Everyday Actions to Create Inclusive, Engaging Workplaces, The Better Allies™ Approach to Hiring, and Present! A Techie's Guide to Public Speaking. Learn more at karencatlin.com
You can watch the live show onEmpovia YouTube Channel here, with live captioning and ASL interpretation: https://youtu.be/tdEpSDOeLJQ
The live show is made accessible thanks to ASL interpretation by in-kind sponsor Interpreter-Now and live captioning by White Coat Captioning.
This episode of Leading With Empathy & Allyship is sponsored by AppDynamics - builders of the world’s only full-stack Business Observability platform. Join their team to help businesses thrive by turning performance into profit. Learn more at www.appdynamics.com/company/careers 
Find Leading With Empathy & Allyship useful? Subscribe to our podcast and like this episode! 
For more about Empovia, and to join us for a live recording, visit https://changecatalyst.co/allyshipseries There, you’ll also find educational resources and highlights from this episode.
Connect On Social
YouTube: youtube.com/@empovia
Twitter: twitter.com/empoviaco
Facebook: facebook.com/empovia
Instagram: instagram.com/empovia/
LinkedIn: linkedin.com/company/empovia/

Production Team
Creator & Host: Melinda Briana Epler 
Producer: Juliette Roy 
Project Manager: Emilie Maas
Finance & Operations: Renzo Santos 
Data Analyst: Sally Moywaywa 
Director of Marketing: Ariyah April
[Image description: Leading With Empathy & Allyship promo with Empovia logo, photos of Melinda Briana Epler, a White woman with long red hair, and Karen Catlin, a White woman with short hair, and text reading “Episode 36: Understanding Privilege & Using It To Create Change”]
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Melinda Briana Epler, Founder & CEO of Empovia (formerly Change Catalyst) talks with Karen Catlin, CEO of Karen Catlin Consulting and author of Better Allies, about how we can each build empathy and create positive change for others by first understanding our own privilege. 
About Karen
After spending 25 years building software products and serving as a vice president of engineering at Macromedia and Adobe, Karen Catlin witnessed a sharp decline in the number of women working in tech. She’s now a leadership coach and acclaimed speaker on inclusive workplaces. Karen shares her expertise in three books: Better Allies: Everyday Actions to Create Inclusive, Engaging Workplaces, The Better Allies™ Approach to Hiring, and Present! A Techie's Guide to Public Speaking. Learn more at karencatlin.com
You can watch the live show onEmpovia YouTube Channel here, with live captioning and ASL interpretation: https://youtu.be/tdEpSDOeLJQ
The live show is made accessible thanks to ASL interpretation by in-kind sponsor Interpreter-Now and live captioning by White Coat Captioning.
This episode of Leading With Empathy & Allyship is sponsored by AppDynamics - builders of the world’s only full-stack Business Observability platform. Join their team to help businesses thrive by turning performance into profit. Learn more at www.appdynamics.com/company/careers 
Find Leading With Empathy & Allyship useful? Subscribe to our podcast and like this episode! 
For more about Empovia, and to join us for a live recording, visit https://changecatalyst.co/allyshipseries There, you’ll also find educational resources and highlights from this episode.
Connect On Social
YouTube: youtube.com/@empovia
Twitter: twitter.com/empoviaco
Facebook: facebook.com/empovia
Instagram: instagram.com/empovia/
LinkedIn: linkedin.com/company/empovia/

Production Team
Creator & Host: Melinda Briana Epler 
Producer: Juliette Roy 
Project Manager: Emilie Maas
Finance & Operations: Renzo Santos 
Data Analyst: Sally Moywaywa 
Director of Marketing: Ariyah April
[Image description: Leading With Empathy & Allyship promo with Empovia logo, photos of Melinda Briana Epler, a White woman with long red hair, and Karen Catlin, a White woman with short hair, and text reading “Episode 36: Understanding Privilege & Using It To Create Change”]
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