Catalyst Awards Dinner

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On Thursday, March 26, 2015, nearly 1,600 guests, including CEOs and other leading executives from top corporations and professional firms, will gather in the Grand Ballroom at The Waldorf Astoria in New York City for the annual Catalyst Awards Dinner. Highlights of the 2015 Catalyst Awards Dinner will include:


Spotlight on the 2015 Catalyst Award-winning Initiatives Chevron and Proctor & Gamble

Dinner Chair:
Ellen Kullman, Chair of the Board & Chief Executive Officer, DuPont

Ellen Kullman

Featured Speaker:
Deborah Gillis, President & Chief Executive Officer, Catalyst

Deborah Gillis

About the Catalyst Awards Dinner

Each spring, Catalyst hosts this signature fundraiser. The gala dinner, a public celebration of the year’s Catalyst Award-winning initiatives, is one of the most prestigious and broadly attended events in the business community. Catalyst annually recognizes innovative organizational programs with proven, measurable results that promote the recruitment, development, and advancement of all women, including diverse women. At this event, Catalyst presents the Awards to the CEOs of companies with winning initiatives in front of a sold-out crowd. The 2015 Catalyst Award-winning initiatives and other distinguished speakers will be announced in January.


The 2015 Catalyst Awards Dinner Board Reception Sponsors are:

General Motors CompanyJuniper Networks, Inc., and Shell Oil Company

The 2015 Catalyst Awards Dinner General Reception Sponsor is:

Tables for the Catalyst Awards Dinner are now on sale. Download the Pledge Form today.


The full-day Catalyst Awards Conference is currently SOLD OUT.  We have opened a waitlist and created a unique half-day registration opportunity, which includes a seat at a special screening of The Representation Project's newest documentary, The Mask You Live In, and Grand Ballroom seating for the Closing Session, Amplifying the Positive Portrayal—and Power—of Women. To add your name to the waitlist or secure a half-day registration pass, please contact Events Associate, Joanna Harper


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