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How Allies Support Gender Equity

Allyship looks different for everyone. If you're not sure what it looks like for you, there's an easy way to get started: Ask the women in your life how you can better support them, and pay close attention to their answers.

Male allies may wonder how to champion women without presenting themselves as knights in shining armor. They may have questions about what to do and what not do in the #MeToo era; for example, could their attempts to support women at work be misinterpreted?

Allies play many different roles. They are leaders and managers, colleagues and peers, partners and parents. In each of these roles, they can support gender equity through their actions and behavior.

In this section, we provide links that will help you understand what it looks like to support gender equity.