What Does It Take to Become a Better Ally in the Workplace?

Elissa Cabasso
Elissa Cabasso
What Does It Take to Become a Better Ally in the Workplace?

Allyship at work can foster beneficial connections and build a more positive workplace culture. Being an ally is a lifelong process that involves acknowledging privilege and bias, and challenging them in yourself and in your environment.

Being an effective ally is a skill like any and...

Allyship at work can foster beneficial connections and build a more positive workplace culture. Being an ally is a lifelong process that involves acknowledging privilege and bias, and challenging them in yourself and in your environment.

Being an effective ally is a skill like any and takes time to master. Elissa, Sr. Director of Account Management at JW Player, will share how she uses active listening to educate herself about the experiences and needs of others to become a better ally and more supportive colleague.

In this chat we will discuss:

  • What it means to be a supportive ally
  • Best practices for being an ally in the workplace
  • How to recognize your biases and work to overcome them

Meet The Speaker

Elissa Cabasso
Elissa Cabasso
Senior Director Account Management at JW Player
Elissa Cabasso is the Senior Director Account Management at JW Player, a video technology company. She works with a team of Account Managers overseeing revenue for JW Player's customers across the Americas. She is passionate about building diversity, equity, and inclusion in tech and is on the core team of JW Player's DEI committee. Elissa earned her MBA from NYU Stern and her Bachelor's Degree from the University of Rochester.
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