Alixandra Pollack conducts research on organizational practices and career pathways, examining diversity and inclusion efforts, change models, and the career experiences of women and men throughout the talent pipeline, and across industries and regions. As a member of the Catalyst Research Center for Corporate Practice, Alix focuses on corporate change strategies and the role of organizational and societal culture in creating inclusive workplaces. Her past work also includes research on organizational strategies related to LGBT inclusion, including the publication of a toolkit and suite of global practices and a lead role in extending research to Mexico and other emerging markets. In addition to her position in the research department and as part of Catalyst’s Practices team, Alix is also leader of Catalyst’s Global Issues Specialty Team and a member of the Men’s Issue Specialty Team and Millennial ERG – internal groups that build knowledge and field expertise requests on relevant topics such as: global trends, cultural sensitivity, regional variations, diversity issues in emerging markets, and engaging men as champions of workplace equality.
Prior to joining Catalyst in 2011, Alix was an Advisor for the Permanent Mission of the Cote D’Ivoire at the United Nations. She graduated cum laude from Brandeis University, earning her BA in Health: Science, Society, & Policy and Spanish Language & Literature. Alix’s Master’s research focused on strategies for engaging men to improve women’s health in developing countries, receiving her MPH in Global Public Health from George Washington University.