Catalyst Awards Dinner


An Amazing Celebration!

Save the Date for March 20, 2018, when we will host our annual Catalyst Awards Conference and Dinner in New York City at the New York Hilton Midtown. For more information or to reserve a table please contact [email protected] or download the table reservation form.

For more than 30 years, the Catalyst Award has annually celebrated exceptional efforts that help advance women in business. We award these initiatives at our signature fundraiser in front of a sold-out crowd of over 1,500 executives at one of the most prestigious and broadly attended events in the business community. The Catalyst Awards Dinner has also been hosted by some of the most influential business leaders in the world. We are thrilled to announce that this year's event will be chaired by Arnold W. Donald, President & Chief Executive Officer, Carnival Corporation & plc. Previous Dinner Chairs have included:  

  • 2017: David S. Taylor, Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer, The Procter and Gamble Company            

  • 2016: John Veihmeyer, Global Chairman, KPMG International

  • 2015: Ellen Kullman, Chair of the Board & Chief Executive Officer, DuPont

  • 2014: Co-Chaired by Ilene H. Lang, who stepped down after 10 years as President & Chief Executive Officer, Catalyst, and Peter Voser, Retired Chief Executive Officer, Royal Dutch Shell plc and Chair, Catalyst Board of Directors

  • 2013: James S. Turley, Chairman & CEO, Ernst & Young

  • 2012: James S. Turley, Chairman & CEO, Ernst & Young

  • 2011: Ursula M. Burns, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Xerox Corporation

  • 2010: Jim Skinner, Chief Executive Officer of McDonald's Corporation

Catalyst Awards Dinner Retrospectives