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, gathered 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 included:


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.


Special thanks to the 2015 Catalyst Awards Dinner Board Reception Sponsors:

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

and the 2015 Catalyst Awards Dinner General Reception Sponsor, Walmart:


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