Exploring Meaningful Allyship with Allison Jack

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Exploring Meaningful Allyship with Allison Jack

​​‘Standing out in some way is part of the journey of life.’ In this episode of My Race in Science, we explored the infinite value of self-belief, mentoring, and meaningful allyship in the fight against discrimination in the life sciences space. 

From sharing stories to speaking up for others – you don’t need to have experienced first-hand discrimination to be an impactful advocate. 

While diverse teams are starting to populate senior leadership positions, the persistence of the ‘Old Boys Club’ mentality still acts as a barrier to progression for minorities in today’s world, particularly for women of colour. 

How do we break the mould and inspire change, and what does that process look like?