Sponsorship/Mentoring

Sponsors are advocates in positions of authority who use their influence intentionally to help others advance, while mentors provide advice, feedback, and coaching. Both are important to advancement as employees navigate the workplace and earn opportunities for growth.

  • Report
    Creating Successful Mentoring Programs: A Catalyst Guide

    This study provides all the necessary information needed to create a formal mentoring program that works in your organization.

    Date: January 15, 2003
    Region: United States
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    Catalyst Connects: Vancouver

    Catalyst Canada presents a Catalyst Connects event in Vancouver featuring executive level women speakers. This series, which is sponsored by RBC, aims to bring high-potential women together with speakers considered to be powerful role models, and to provide an opportunity for participants to...

    Date & Time:
    29 September 2015
    4:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. PT
    Location:
    Vancouver, BC
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    Catalyst Connects: Toronto

    Catalyst Canada presents a Catalyst Connects event in Toronto featuring executive level women speakers. This series, which is sponsored by RBC, aims to bring high-potential women together with speakers considered to be powerful role models, and to provide an opportunity for participants to...

    Date & Time:
    10 September 2015
    4:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. ET
    Location:
    Toronto, ON
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    Europe Webinar: Live Q&A with Deutsche Bank & AXA: Sponsorship 2.0

    Listen to the recording.

    Catalyst research has found that while mentoring is essential to leadership development, it is not enough, on its own, to help women advance. Our studies point to a more influential professional relationship: sponsorship.Sponsorship can help combat three key barriers to...

    Date & Time:
    28 May 2015
    14.00 - 15.00 CEST
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM UTC
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    Catalyst Europe Roundtable: From Mentoring to Sponsoring

    “A mentor talks with you. A sponsor talks about you.” Have you ever wondered what the difference between mentoring and sponsoring is and how mentors and sponsors can help women in their career? Well, here is the short answer: Sponsors are advocates in positions of authority who use their...

    Date & Time:
    20 May 2015
    14:00 - 17:00 CET
    Location:
    McDonald’s Deustchland Drygalski-Allee 51, 81477
    Munich, Germany
  • Catalyzing
    Profiles in Disruption: Why Mentorship is Key

    Some of the most prominent people have credited their success to mentors who have had an indelible influence on their lives. Oprah Winfrey confided in Maya Angelou when it came to navigating through life; Lean In’s Sheryl Sandberg turned to Larry Summers for advice while she was at student  at...

    March 20, 2015 by Catalyst

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    Australia Webinar: Maximizing Mentoring and Securing Sponsorship

    Catalyst research has found that while mentoring is essential to leadership development, it is not enough, on its own, to help women advance. Our studies point to a more influential professional relationship: sponsorship.

    Join this webinar to learn how sponsorship helps combat the three key...

    Date & Time:
    16 September 2015
    1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. AEST
    3:00 a.m. – 4:00 a.m. UTC
  • Catalyzing
    Ask a Catalyst Expert: How to Get a Sponsor

    What is the difference between mentoring and sponsorship, and how can I get a sponsor?

    The best way to describe the difference is, “A mentor will talk with you, but a sponsor will talk about you.” A mentor will provide you with advice and guidance on your personal and professional development....

    February 2, 2015 by Anna Beninger

  • Catalyzing
    Top 7 Quotables From Our Catalyst Connects Series

    No career journey has ever followed a straight path; there are often unexpected twists and turns. Whether it’s deciding to make a complete career change, trying to balance your professional and personal lives, or figuring out how to advance within your organization, the road to success is far...

    January 22, 2015 by Catalyst

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    India Webinar: Maximizing Mentoring and Securing Sponsorship

    Catalyst research has found that while mentoring is essential to leadership development, it is not enough, on its own, to help women advance. Our studies point to a more influential professional relationship: sponsorship.

    Join this webinar to learn how sponsorship helps combat the three key...

    Date & Time:
    23 September 2015
    3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. IST
    10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. GMT