All members of New York Women's Culinary Alliance (referred to hereafter as the alliance") agree to abide by our Mission Statement, By-Laws, all published Policies of the Alliance and this Code of Ethics.
Failure to do so could result in termination of membership.
We will be courteous and respectful in our dealings with one another in furthering the interests of the Alliance.
We will be patient in our mutual exchanges while engaging in the affairs of the Alliance. We expect every member to treat each other with dignity and respect, including the appropriate handling of actual or perceived conflicts in our relationships.
We will welcome and support persons of all nationalities, cultural backgrounds, and identities into the Corporation. We welcome all female-identifying members of any sexual orientation, and expression, race, ethnicity, culture, national origin, social and economic class, educational level, color, immigration status, age, size, family status, political belief, religion, and mental and physical ability.
We all depend on each other to produce the best work we can asa Corporation solely run on the efforts of volunteers. We will take into account that our actions may impact all of our members.
We find strength in our inherent member diversity. Our members represent different perspectives on issues.
This can be invaluable for solving problems, collaborating and generating new ideas. Therefore, we have zero tolerance for hate speech, bullying, harassment of any kind, including sexual harassment, microaggressions, prejudice, or discrimination of any kind.
We will focus on finding concrete solutions to issues of the Corporation. In the case of differences, conflict of interest and disagreements,we are committed to producing the best resolution possible. We agree to conduct our affairs constructively, with integrity and transparency.
We are committed to supporting the professional interests of our members. We hold ourselves to the highest level of professionalism and ethical conduct in all activities with one another, and in how we handle ourselves as elected officers and volunteers. We do this while we perform functions and duties to further the interests and objectives of the Corporation.