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Why Empathy & Allyship Matter In The Workplace With Melinda Briana Epler Leading With Empathy & Allyship

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Episode 49 kicks off Season 4 with “Why Empathy & Allyship Matter In The Workplace.” Melinda Briana Epler, Founder & CEO of Change Catalyst, shares some key learnings from a few chapters of her book, How to Be an Ally (McGraw-Hill 2021). She talks about what people with underrepresented identities need from allies; why empathy is the foundation of allyship work; and the business case for allyship. Valuable Q&A is incorporated from the live broadcast.

You can order your copy of How to Be an Ally: Actions You Can Take for a Stronger, Happier Workplace at ally.cc/book!
About Melinda
Melinda Briana Epler is the Founder and CEO of Change Catalyst and the creator and host of the Leading With Empathy & Allyship show. Melinda has over 25 years of experience developing business innovation and inclusion strategies for startups, Fortune 500 companies, and global NGOs. Using her background in storytelling, behavioral science, and large-scale culture change, she is a strategic advisor for leaders around the world, working with them to solve diversity and inclusion together. Melinda is a TED speaker who speaks, mentors, and writes about diversity and inclusion, inclusive innovation, empathy, and entrepreneurship. 

Find Leading With Empathy & Allyship useful? Subscribe to our podcast and like this episode! 
For more about Change Catalyst, and to join us for a live recording, visit https://ally.cc. There, you’ll also find educational resources and highlights from this episode.

Special thanks to First Tech Federal Credit Union, sponsor of Episodes 49 & 50. First Tech Federal Credit Union is the nation's premier credit union serving employees & family members of the world's leading technology companies. 
Connect On Social
YouTube: youtube.com/c/changecatalyst
Twitter: twitter.com/changecatalysts
Facebook: facebook.com/changecatalysts
Instagram: instagram.com/techinclusion
LinkedIn: linkedin.com/company/changecatalysts

Production Team
Creator & Host: Melinda Briana Epler 
Producer: Juliette Roy 
Project Manager: Emilie Maas
Finance & Operations: Renzo Santos 
Director of Marketing: Ariyah April
Intern: Olivia Wirsching
[Image description: Leading With Empathy & Allyship promo with the Change Catalyst logo and a color photo of host Melinda Briana Epler, a White woman with red hair and glasses, and a black shirt.]
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Episode 49 kicks off Season 4 with “Why Empathy & Allyship Matter In The Workplace.” Melinda Briana Epler, Founder & CEO of Change Catalyst, shares some key learnings from a few chapters of her book, How to Be an Ally (McGraw-Hill 2021). She talks about what people with underrepresented identities need from allies; why empathy is the foundation of allyship work; and the business case for allyship. Valuable Q&A is incorporated from the live broadcast.

You can order your copy of How to Be an Ally: Actions You Can Take for a Stronger, Happier Workplace at ally.cc/book!
About Melinda
Melinda Briana Epler is the Founder and CEO of Change Catalyst and the creator and host of the Leading With Empathy & Allyship show. Melinda has over 25 years of experience developing business innovation and inclusion strategies for startups, Fortune 500 companies, and global NGOs. Using her background in storytelling, behavioral science, and large-scale culture change, she is a strategic advisor for leaders around the world, working with them to solve diversity and inclusion together. Melinda is a TED speaker who speaks, mentors, and writes about diversity and inclusion, inclusive innovation, empathy, and entrepreneurship. 

Find Leading With Empathy & Allyship useful? Subscribe to our podcast and like this episode! 
For more about Change Catalyst, and to join us for a live recording, visit https://ally.cc. There, you’ll also find educational resources and highlights from this episode.

Special thanks to First Tech Federal Credit Union, sponsor of Episodes 49 & 50. First Tech Federal Credit Union is the nation's premier credit union serving employees & family members of the world's leading technology companies. 
Connect On Social
YouTube: youtube.com/c/changecatalyst
Twitter: twitter.com/changecatalysts
Facebook: facebook.com/changecatalysts
Instagram: instagram.com/techinclusion
LinkedIn: linkedin.com/company/changecatalysts

Production Team
Creator & Host: Melinda Briana Epler 
Producer: Juliette Roy 
Project Manager: Emilie Maas
Finance & Operations: Renzo Santos 
Director of Marketing: Ariyah April
Intern: Olivia Wirsching
[Image description: Leading With Empathy & Allyship promo with the Change Catalyst logo and a color photo of host Melinda Briana Epler, a White woman with red hair and glasses, and a black shirt.]
Support the show

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