Japan


I Am A Catalyst

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Flyers in Japanese

Recent Events

Catalyst Solutions for Your Inclusion Journey: June 3, 2015, in Tokyo. The global economy insists that workplaces be as inclusive as possible to ensure all industries reflect their marketplace and remain competitive. Japan is no exception. Catalyst Japan is here to help ensure your success. As a leading nonprofit organization, Catalyst works to create inclusive work environments and leaders. We are dedicated to creating more inclusive workplaces where employees representing every dimension of diversity can thrive. We act as a catalyst through our pioneering research, our tools and services, our events, and our Awards. Together, our offerings raise awareness of how diversity and inclusion benefits today’s global businesses, and provide guidance on how to enact real change.

Emily Wakeling, Executive Director, Global Membership, Makiko Ishizawa, Senior Associate Librarian, and Keiko Futagi, Membership Consultant, from Catalyst gave attendees an interactive and informative presentation on the benefits organizations receive when they join the Catalyst community. During this event, they:

  • Presented Catalyst member benefits

  • Highlighted the latest research, tools, and information offered by Catalyst

  • Learned about real best practice examples from Catalyst members

Participants also discussed critical workplace topics such as work life effectiveness and shared what they need most from Catalyst Japan. The event was offered in both Japanese and English.

Upcoming Events

August 31, 2015: Inclusive Leadership with Ambassador Caroline Kennedy

September 30, 2015: Engaging Men in Gender Initiatives

October 22, 2015: Inclusive Leadership Workshop: Japan

About Catalyst

Founded in 1962, Catalyst is the leading nonprofit organization with a mission to expand opportunities for women and business globally. With operations in the United States, Canada, Europe, India, Australia, and Japan, and more than 800 member organizations, Catalyst is the trusted resource for research, information, and advice about women at work. Catalyst annually honors exemplary organizational initiatives that promote women’s advancement with the Catalyst Award.

What does “Catalyst” mean?

  • A Catalyst (カタリスト) is an agent for change.

  • A Catalyst is dedicated to making change for women and the workplace. You understand that when workplaces embrace all leadership talent—regardless of gender—that businesses, society, and lives change for the better. You can make a difference. You can make change happen. You can be a Catalyst.

What We Do

We act as a catalyst through our pioneering research, our tools and services, our events, and our Awards. Together, our offerings raise awareness of how diversity benefits today’s global businesses, and provide guidance on how to enact real change. Our global lens and regional reach allow us to provide our members, the media, and the public with information and advice on creating workplaces that enable women and their employers to succeed. We invite organizations, women and men to join with us in building the inclusion that will make business, society and lives change for the better.

Join Us

Catalyst members join a global community of organizations striving to develop and improve ways to recruit, retain, and advance women in the workplace. Different benefit packages are offered to accommodate member priorities. All members receive exclusive access to high impact content, events, and services. In addition, Research Partners support our research and join an elite community of organizations committed to making change.

About Catalyst Japan

Founded in 2014, Catalyst Japan shares its knowledge and solutions about diversity and inclusion in the workplace with the Japanese business community and government, helping transform the workforce with the power of women.