What’s it like when you’re one of three women dispersed at a professional dinner that’s 90% male, 90% raucously drunk, and one of the men keeps touching your thigh under the table? It’s intimidating, unnerving and at times, terrifying.

This happened to me a few years ago. Shortly thereafter, I was asked by male colleagues what they could have done to help women like myself in similar situations. I paused and thought, I’ve never been asked to define allyship before.

I guess they asked me because I’m a pretty outspoken, self-assertive, New York born and bred extrovert. I’m no wallflower…

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