Allyship club website

MBA Allies can help you set up a website – content creation, design, subscription links, maintenance, and more. We'll host you as a subdomain of this website (example: haas.mbaallies.com or gsb.mbaallies.com). Email websites@mbaallies.com

Description

Have a website for the allyship club to provide information on who you are, what you do, the mission statement, events, and other educational resources.

Goals

  • Provide a place where interested folks can learn more about the club, how to get involved, upcoming events, etc
  • Provide educational materials useful for becoming more aware of and learning allyship skills

Theory of Change

By having easy access to info about the club, programs, events, and educational resources, as well as simple way to sign up for newsletters, more people will become engaged and learn more about allyship

Logistics

Costs and food

  • $0 if using free website service like wordpress or weebly​
  • For your own domain name, $15/year for a domain name and $5 for hosting

Target / likely audience

  • Incoming students / prospective members looking up info about the club or how to get involved
  • Current members reading about programs and upcoming events
  • Media who want to learn about the school’s allyship efforts and how to get in contact
  • Prospective students who want to learn about the allyship club

Roles and responsibilities

Program Lead

  • Coordinate content for the website.
  • Ability to use simple web-building apps like wordpress or weebly
  • Get info about event times and locations and update website

Agenda / Program

Web pages and features

  • Mission statement
  • About: history and current leadership; group photo​
  • Upcoming events, locations, times, updates
  • Programs
  • Sign up for membership, newsletters, class social media groups, etc​
  • Educational resources

Tips and pitfalls

  • Though you’ll be making the website on a computer, the majority of your users will be using smartphones – don’t forget to optimize for mobile.
  • Have a few great images from events – they’re often more important than words
  • The more succinct you are the better
  • A very important audience will be incoming students at the start of the academic year – think of them as your primary audience