Importance of Allyship
Jul 29, 2021
Shantera Chatman (Zoom)
Importance of Allyship

MBA, President of PowHer Consulting, a Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI) consultant and strategist who specializes in transforming organizations and driving accountability through curated experiences that bridge cultural gaps.



With over 20 years of professional experience, Shantera Chatman has become a successful

Global Culture Strategist and community leader. Shantera graduated from Texas A&M

University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Information & Operations

Management. She is noted for her significant leadership accomplishments with her clients

and founding The Chatman Women's Foundation in Houston, Texas. As President of PowHer

Consulting, Shantera is known for her guiding principles, developing strong cultures, and her

successful work within many Fortune 500 companies. She has worked for both large and

small consulting firms servicing clients such as NASA and Chevron. Shantera has led teams for her clients as they successfully rolled out various information technology (I.T.), cyber

intelligence, and diversity initiatives. As a transformation specialist and project manager,

Shantera has helped Fortune 500 companies engage their user community and adopt

significant workplace cultural changes.


Shantera is a prolific writer and the author of the Transformative Ally Framework: Advocacy,

Support & Coexistence, PowHer Play: A Women's Empowerment Guide, Embrace Resistance: How to Conquer Your Critics, and emPowHering YOU: 12 Tips to Finding Your Voice. Shantera focuses on culture curation and building strong allies in the workplace. She weaves her experiences into powerful stories and interactive conversations that make her a sought-after speaker, consultant, and lecturer. Her thought leadership has been featured on and in various online news platforms, Houston Business Journal and Inc. Magazine.

Importance of Allyship

“Importance of Allyship” provides a strong foundation for anyone looking to learn what it takes to be a true ally in the workplace. An ally is a highly evolved person that navigates diversity, inclusion, and equity with strength and accountability. Through this discussion, participants will leave with an understanding of why allyship is important and the keys to building trusting relationships at work.