Mark Bartkiewicz conducts research on the gender leadership gap in the United States and Canada and also manages the Men Advocating Real Change (MARC) online community, a male-focused community for professionals committed to achieving equality in the workplace. As a core member of the Catalyst Research Center for Equity in Business Leadership team, he manages the Catalyst Fortune 500 and Financial Post 500 Census projects, which provide critical statistics on the gender diversity leadership gap—both in the boardroom and at the executive table—in the United States and Canada. As a member of the Catalyst Research Center for Advancing Leader Effectiveness, Mr. Bartkiewicz manages the online MARC community and engages with members about gender, its impact on the workplace, and how to lead change through member-generated advice, insights, and best practices. Mr. Bartkiewicz is also a member of Catalyst’s internal Global Issues Specialty Team.
Prior to joining Catalyst, Mr. Bartkiewicz was a researcher at the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network (GLSEN), a nonprofit education organization focused on ensuring safe schools for all students. At GLSEN he worked on numerous research projects from inception to publication and presented findings to various stakeholder audiences.
Mr. Bartkiewicz received his B.A. in English and Women’s and Gender Studies from The College of New Jersey and his M.S. in Sociology from the University of Amsterdam.