What it's like to be me
Empathy VR uses immersive virtual reality technology to increase empathy in users by allowing them to experience everyday stigma and discrimination through the eyes of the stigmatised.
and Discrimination by Increasing Empathy
Empathy VR is an educational virtual reality tool that increases its user’s level of empathy towards minority groups by allowing them to experience first-hand what it is like to face and work through prejudice, discrimination, and stigma as a gender, ethnic, or sexual minority person.
Empathy Employee Training
Interactive training workshops focused on increasing empathy and understanding towards minority groups, addressing homophobia, transphobia, racism, and misogyny.
Established psychological frameworks and methods used to elicit emotional responses proven to increase empathy and emotional intelligence.
Virtual reality (VR) technology to immerse employees in stories depicting stigma and discrimination towards minority people, experienced through the eyes of the stigmatised.
The Global Challenge
Global movement of labor and trade is leading to an increase in inequality within developed countries.
Severe political polarization is shaking societies across the world, from new democracies to long established ones.
Hate crimes are on the rise in many developed countries, in particular towards trans people and ethnic minorities.
Employee Mental Health & Wellbeing
Increased focus on employee mental health as a healthy workforce is happier, better at collaborating and more productive
Ineffective DE&I Training
Most diversity, equity and inclusion training does not change employee behavior and any positive effects are typically only short-term.
Attract & Retain
A diverse, open and inclusive workplace is an increasingly important factor to talented and sought-after employees.
The Workplace Benefits
Increased empathetic attitudes towards minorities are consistently demonstrated to improve wellbeing, decrease experiences of minority stress, and promote healthier and more accessible workplaces. Increased empathy also improves teamwork, increases productivity, and boosts organisational growth by attracting and retaining a diverse workforce.