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Independent Diversity & Inclusion Consultant
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 loving, empathic, 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.
Some previous clients include:
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.
Workplace EDI Audit
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)
Areas of Expertise
Workshop & keynote topics include, but are not limited to:
Intro to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
Privilege & Power
Empathy & Allyship
Inclusive Workplace Culture
LGBTQ+ & Queer Sensitivity
Gender (Non-Binary, Pronouns, etc.)
Queer South Asian
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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