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ERGs

What’s Next for Employee Resource Groups

May 22, 2019

Bank of America's Wil Lewis shares his view of employee networks and ERGs in shaping Bank of America’s culture.  

Culture Change

More Women in Leadership: How, Why, and When

May 20, 2019
Advancing Your Own Career

5 Inspiring Podcasts for Women Leaders

May 16, 2019

Check out these stand-out podcasts hosted by women, including women of color, and featuring inspiring women leaders as guests.

Advancing Your Own Career

7 Crucial Career Lessons From Mothers

May 10, 2019

Catalyst staff share lessons learned from mothers and grandmothers that they've taken to heart.

Inclusion

Learn How to Run Inclusive Meetings in 10 Minutes

May 6, 2019

Try out our new Catalyst Knowledge Bursts with this preview on running more inclusive meetings.

MARC

Build Teams on Cultural Contribution, Not Cultural Fit

May 3, 2019

Strategies for building awareness, participating effectively, and accelerating progress on gender balance.

Pay Equity

A Woman on the Partner Track: What I Learned About Bias, Gender, and the Need for Change

April 24, 2019

The roots of gender inequality in the workplace are deep, outdated, and often hidden or unconscious.  Let's challenge them.

Culture Change

Inspiring CEO Speeches About Diversity at the 2019 Catalyst Awards Dinner

April 15, 2019

Change is possible and necessary—not only for women but for the companies that want to succeed in the [email protected]

Pay Equity

Employers: Fix the Pay Gap, or You’ll Be Left Behind

April 1, 2019

There is broad consensus that women should be paid equally. Employers need to back that up to eradicate the gap.

Future of Work

Inside the 2019 Catalyst Awards: Highlights From the Day

March 26, 2019
Unconscious Bias

Artificial Intelligence: The New Frontier for Confronting Gender Bias

March 13, 2019

These tech startups are using AI to try to make gender bias in the workplace a thing of the past.

Unconscious Bias

IWD 2019: What “Balance for Better” Means to Me

March 9, 2019

Catalyst CEO Lorraine Hariton reflects on the power of words to change the balance.

Gender, Race, and Ethnicity

Silence Breaker: My Path to Speaking Out as a Woman of Colour

February 28, 2019

Concluding Black History Month, Catalyst's Alicia Sullivan on how she went from studying by oil lamp to lecturing the C-suite.

Board Diversity

Why Some Board Gender Quotas Don’t Work

February 12, 2019

Here's a close look at the results of Spain's 2007 law.

Inclusion

Accelerating Inclusion in Western Canada Every Day

January 30, 2019

Learn what Catalyst is doing to help organizations accelerate inclusion in Western Canada.

Future of Work

The Future Is Here. Is Your Workplace Ready?

January 23, 2019

Policies and promises aren’t enough; there needs to be bold, meaningful action.

Inclusion

Putting The “Work” Into Workshop

January 10, 2019

Here's a snapshot of Catalyst's Europe's programmes and priorities for the Netherlands.

2018’s Top Gender Equity Resources for Men

January 2, 2019

The Year's Topics, Trends, and Tips

Unconscious Bias

Sharing Failures Leads To Learning Opportunities For All

December 19, 2018

In the spirit of a new year and a fresh start, some Catalyst thought leaders share stories of failure and the lessons they learned.

Ten Things This Father of 3 Is Never Taking for Granted Again

December 18, 2018

As 2018 comes to a close, so too does my primary caregiver leave, a newly-extended benefit at my company that has given me the chance to think about what I may have previously taken for granted.