Diverse and inclusive teams are more productive, innovative, and profitable. We all benefit from diversity and inclusion — and each of us has the power to create a more welcoming, equitable workplace.

At Ally Skills NZ, we offer guidance and tools to help you make diversity & inclusion a reality. Our approach focuses on ally skills: simple, everyday ways that you can use your voice and influence to stand with marginalised groups.

Our services include:

  • talks on topics related to allyship

  • a diversity & inclusion audit

  • our flagship offering—the Ally Skills Workshop

  • custom consulting and coaching

For more information, visit our services page.


We’ve worked with hundreds of people around the world—in New Zealand, Australia, Canada, the UK, and the US. Clients have included:

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Why work with us?


Diversity and inclusion are good for business

Diversity and inclusion have been linked to business benefits including:

  • higher profits (McKinsey)

  • improved talent attraction and customer satisfaction (PwC)

  • higher-performing teams (Google)

  • better decision-making (CloverPop)

  • greater innovation (The B Team)

  • and more!


Actionable recommendations

Real change comes from shifting behaviour. That’s why our services are practical and action-focused:

  • Our workshops feature real-world scenarios so that participants can practice applying their skills.

  • Our consulting work helps organisations create structures that minimise bias and foster inclusion so your team can make better decisions.


Engage the whole team

Creating more inclusive workplaces is ultimately about culture change, so everyone has a role to play—no matter your role, level of experience, or background.

We provide simple, everyday ways that anyone on the team can take action to create a more equitable and welcoming community.


Ready to take action on diversity & inclusion?

Check out our free resource toolkit:

3 Steps to a More Diverse and Inclusive Workplace

Our free resource toolkit is designed for people and companies who care but aren't sure where to start. We provide three steps to take action to make your workplace more diverse and inclusive. 

Here's what's inside:

  • A framework for your company to create diversity and inclusion goals

  • Guidelines for conversations and data-driven analysis that can help you identify priority areas for your company

  • Ideas for action steps to help you achieve your goals

  • Additional resources to support you on the journey

To download a copy, please click the button below.

Our team at Vend got so much from the workshop ... our senior leaders have been putting the new skills to use and it’s making a difference already.
— Vaughan Rowsell, Founder of Vend & OMGTech!