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Why become a WSM Ally?

Resources

March Male Ally of the Month

Steven Lederer

February Male Ally of the Month

Eric Schumacher-Rasmussen

 

 

 

 

 

Meeting Recording

Book Recommendations:

  • Bad Feminist:  Essays - Roxanne Gray

  • DEI Deconstructed - Lily Zheng

  • Feminism is For Everyone: Passionate Politics - Bell Hooks

  

Allyship is integral to effective leadership. It goes beyond merely embracing diversity and inclusion; it actively drives positive change, creates a supportive environment, and sets an example for others to follow. Leaders who endorse allyship not only enhance their own leadership qualities but also contribute to the growth and success of their organizations.


Becoming allies is a vital step towards realizing the objectives of our comprehensive allyship approach, which is designed to promote diversity, inclusivity, and equity within our platform. By choosing to become allies, individuals contribute to a range of significant benefits for all stakeholders. Here's why you should consider becoming an ally:

  • Fostering Diversity and Inclusivity: Allyship is instrumental in creating an environment where women from all backgrounds and experiences are not just included but also valued. It's an opportunity to actively contribute to a more diverse and inclusive streaming media community.

  • Collective Benefits: By supporting our allyship approach, you are part of a collective effort that benefits everyone involved. Your actions ripple through the platform, leading to improved relationships, enhanced collaboration, and a stronger sense of belonging for all.

  • Commitments for Impact: Allies are expected to make both firm and tentative commitments, which can be tailored to individual preferences and capacities. A minimum firm commitment of at least three hours per year sets a foundation for your involvement, while actions like making referrals, facilitating introductions, and engaging in advocacy efforts can make a real difference.


In short, becoming an ally aligns with our platform's mission of creating a diverse, inclusive, and equitable space in the Streaming Media industry. It's an opportunity to be part of a positive transformation that benefits not only the individuals involved but also the entire community, enhancing the quality of interactions and relationships for all involved.

Get Involved with the Allyship Team

We are always looking for new allies and members to get involved!

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