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.

  • Speakers Bureau
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    Women Engineering the Future Expo

    Alex Johnston, Executive Director, Catalyst Canada, will speak at the Women Engineering the Future Expo in Calgary, Alberta. Among the topics to be discussed are Catalyst’s mission and how the organization’s research can be a driving force of change in the workplace, as well as the importance of...

    Date & Time:
    3 October 2013
    Location:
    Calgary, Alberta
  • Catalyst Event
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    Catalyst Connects: Mumbai

    Catalyst India WRC held a Catalyst Connects event in Mumbai featuring Priya Nair, Vice President Laundry, Hindustan Unilever; Geetu Verma, Executive Director Foods, Hindustan Unilever; Sukriti Soni, Associate Director Marketing, Merck; and Vinaya Parvate, Director Asia and Japan Regional Head,...

    Date & Time:
    27 June 2013
    Location:
    Mumbai, India
  • Catalyzing
    “Me? Sponsor Her? I couldn’t possibly…”

    When you think about it, sponsorship is a completely natural, organic activity. When we encounter someone we think is fantastic, we want to tell everyone we know. But at work, the problem is that we all have an inner filter that judges those most like us more favorably than those who aren’t—all...

  • Catalyzing
    How to Succeed in Business (By Listening to Your Mother): An Interview with Judine Agostini and Alliah Agostini Livingstone

    Today we had the privilege of chatting with Judine D. Agostini, Assistant Vice President, Team Leader, Information Technology, M & T Bank, and her daughter, Alliah Agostini Livingstone, Brand Manager, eos Products, about how they entered their respective fields—and the lessons they’ve learned...

    July 26, 2013 by Catalyst

  • Catalyzing
    Even for the Young and the Restless, Sponsorship Matters

    When I think about sponsorship in the workplace, I picture a high-potential employee riding the willing back of a senior leader straight to Executive Wonderland.  After all, Catalyst research shows that sponsorship matters. And many of today’s top companies and firms are trying to create...

    July 10, 2013 by Audrey Gallien

  • Catalyzing
    On Sponsorship: Why Might a Sponsor Choose Me?

    This month, we’ll be focusing on the power of sponsorship: what it means, why it’s important, and how to get it. We’re kicking off our coverage with today’s guest blog post by a Dublin-based Diversity & Inclusion professional who shares some practical tips for attracting a sponsor. As we delve...

    July 5, 2013 by Aoife Flood

  • MONTRÉAL (le 25 juin 2013) —  Signe du prestige croissant des Prix honorifiques de Catalyst Canada, qui en sont à leur quatrième année d’existence, Catalyst Canada a attribué ses plus hautes distinctions à un nombre record de personnalités canadiennes du monde des affaires pour la...

    Date: 2013
    Region: Canada
  • Five extraordinary champions of women in Canadian business are given Catalyst Canada's highest accolade.

    Date: 2013
    Region: Canada
  • Catalyzing
    CCH Champions Change Minds—and Workplaces—in Corporate Canada

    If there is any group of people who understand that “Women Can,” it’s the Catalyst Canada Honours Champions. The 2013 Champions, like their predecessors in the past three years, have demonstrated the truth of that principle throughout their careers.

    The five Champions, in three categories,...

    June 25, 2013 by Alex Johnston

  • Marc-André Blanchard believes that organizations are stronger when the corporate culture encourages people with different backgrounds to be themselves and succeed. Because of this, he has worked to create a culture at McCarthy Tétrault so that all lawyers and staff can fully be themselves,...