Catalyst Awards Conference


Leadership Redefined

On March 8, 2017, International Women's Day, the 2017 Catalyst Awards Conference celebrated initiatives from 3M, BMO Financial Group, and Rockwell Automation. Approximately 800 corporate leaders and members of the media gathered at this one-of-a-kind event to share innovative strategies, research, and expertise on the subject of creating inclusive leadership, cultures, and workplaces and to learn from the 2017 Catalyst Award-winning initiatives


Save The Date for March 20, 2018 when we will host our annual Catalyst Awards Conference and Dinner in New York City. For more than 30 years these awards have recognized exceptional efforts that help advance women in business.


For more than 30 years, the Catalyst Award has recognized exceptional efforts that help advance women in business. Over the years, the Catalyst Awards Conference has brought together experts from around the world to share knowledge and shape the dialogue about inclusive leadership and other critical factors related to women and workplaces around the globe. The Conference has also hosted some of the most influential global business leaders as keynote speakers. Previous Conference Keynotes have included: 


  • (2017) Dr. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women, La June Montgomery Tabron, President and CEO, The W.K. Kellogg Foundation, and Mark A. Weinberger, Global Chairman and CEO, EY
  • (2016) Marillyn A. Hewson, Chairman, President & CEO, Lockheed Martin Corporation
  • (2015) Mary T. Barra, CEO, General Motors Company
  • (2014) Rosalind G. Brewer, President & CEO, Sam’s Club
  • (2013) Ursula Burns, Chair & CEO, Xerox Corporation
  • (2012) Denise Morrison, President & Chief Executive Officer, Campbell Soup Company, and Maggie Wilderotter, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Frontier Communications
  • (2011) Irene Rosenfeld, Chairman and CEO, Kraft Foods Inc.
  • (2010) Anne M. Mulcahy, Chairman, Xerox Corporation
  • (2009) Andrea Jung, Chairman and CEO of Avon Products, Inc.
  • (2008) Indra K. Nooyi, Chairman and CEO, PepsiCo, Inc.

Be sure to join us on March 20, 2018. For more information contact us at [email protected]


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