Introduction to Intersectionality

Audio • 8 minutes

Learning Objectives

  1. Explore the definitions of intersectionality
  2. Examine some examples of intersectionality
  3. Establish why adopting an intersectional approach is so valuable

Lesson Description

Join our lesson on intersectionality to explore its definitions, concrete examples, and the importance of adopting an intersectional approach. Discover how intersectionality acknowledges combined harms and addresses overlapping forms of discrimination. Learn why a non-intersectional approach is limited and exclusionary, and how it overlooks specific challenges faced by marginalized groups. Gain insights into intersectional allyship and the consideration of privilege to foster inclusivity in your workplace.