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Book Alyy Patel

Independent Diversity & Inclusion Consultant

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Diversity & Inclusion Consulting

With over six years of experience as an independent Diversity & Inclusion Consultant, Alyy facilitates educational and thought-provoking consultations that are uniquely designed to fit the client's needs.

Using a gentle lovingempathic, and play-based approach, Alyy works with clients to foster healthy, productive, and truly inclusive environments. Alyy's consultations offer both short-term and long-term solutions (interpersonal interactions, organizational culture, and institutional policy/structure).

 

Alyy's captivating workshops, presentations, and speeches never fail to engage an audience.

 

Major Clients

Some previous clients include:

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Facilitation Approach

Alyy firmly believes that a gentle facilitation approach is essential for diversity and inclusion education. As such, the following values are entrenched in the foundation of Alyy's consultations: play-based, loving-kindness, and empathy. This facilitation approach fosters a safer environment in which attendees feel comfortable learning and engaging in challenging self-introspection topics, such as personal privilege and unconscious bias.

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Play-Based

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Loving-Kindness

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Empathy

Services Offered

Workshop Facilitation

Keynote Speaker

Policy Evaluation

Research Assistant

Corporate Training

Motivational Speaker

Digital Marketing

Workplace EDI Audit

 

Speaker Services

Need a dynamic speaker for your next event?

Alyy Patel is a highly captivating speaker that uses a storytelling and light comedic approach to educate audiences of all ages. Since 2015, Alyy has been invited as a keynote to dozens of schools, corporations, conferences, and other professional settings to talk about LGBTQ+ inclusion, allyship, identity x mental health, Queer South Asian experiences, and more. 

Significant Keynotes Include:

Ontario Government's Pride Flag Raising Ceremony (2022)

International Film Festival of South Asia (2020)

Pride Toronto's Dyke March (2020)

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Areas of Expertise

Workshop & keynote topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Intro to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

  • Intersectionality

  • Privilege & Power

  • Unconscious Bias

  • Empathy & Allyship

  • Cultural Competency

  • Empathic Communication

  • Inclusive Workplace Culture

  • Authenticity

  • LGBTQ+ & Queer Sensitivity

  • Gender (Non-Binary, Pronouns, etc.)

  • Queer South Asian 

  • Identity-Based Violence

  • Anti-Discrimination

  • Micro-Aggressions

  • Anti-Asian Racism

  • Mental Health

  • Navigating Shame & Guilt (Privilege)

Interested in a topic that is not listed above? Alyy's subject matter expertise is consistently expanding and ever-changing; as such, the topics above do not represent a comprehensive list. Contact Alyy to discuss the feasibility of the topics you have in mind.

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