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Allyship in Action

Meet people who are taking action on gender equity in business school and the corporate world. Hear what inspired their support of gender equity — and what they've learned along the way.

Get Inspired with Stories from Allies

Pam Fischer, VP of Academics for Graduate Women in Business, Darden

Nick Vachon, Co-President of MIT Sloan Male Allies

Brad Johnson, PhD, and David G. Smith, PhD, authors of
Good Guys: How Men Can Be Better Allies for Women in the Workplace

Just Starting Your Allyship Journey?

Ask yourself the questions below, and consider how gender inequality touches your life.

  • In your professional experience, what have you noticed helps or hinders women at work?
  • What have you observed helps women to thrive professionally? Does it differ from what helps men?
  • What behaviors could you start, continue, or stop to become a better ally to women in the workplace?
  • How can men encourage their male colleagues to get involved in supporting women at work?