Let’s disrupt December together and set the stage for a year of change in 2015!
Thank you to all the women and men who’ve championed change and disrupted the default! This issue of C-News highlights new ways to engage in our #DisruptTheDefault campaign. Pass on your thanks and pledge to #DisruptTheDefault, by committing to doing things differently and doing different things!
Are you, or do you know a budding filmmaker or passionate women’s champion? Create a video sharing your vision of the current status, or future, of women working around the world, and you could win $5,000, a trip to NYC, and have your video showcased in front of 1,600 business leaders and CEOs at the 2015 Catalyst Awards Dinner! With support of our sponsor Toyota and in partnership with, Neon (an FCB Health Company), The Representation Project, and The 3% Conference, Catalyst is looking for people to create a two-minute video that envisions a world in which all women are able to reach their full potential in the workplace. Get full details and help us spread the word before time runs out: #DisruptTheDefault. Submissions due by December 19.
Catalyst Canada is excited to partner with Women in Communications and Technology (WCT) for its innovative The Protégé Project, a pioneering new program to spur female leadership in Canada’s communications, media, and technology sectors. The Protégé Project will see fast-tracking senior women executives matched with powerful sponsors who will give them a leg-up to the industry’s top decision-making positions and a direct line to influence innovation in the digital economy. Get more info or apply now.
In addition, we are pleased to welcome three new members to the CIAB:
Vanitha Narayanan, Managing Director of IBM India Private.
NS Rajan, Group Chief Human Resource Officer, Tata Group
Jazz Tobaccowalla, Managing Director, Pfizer India Limited.
Giving Thanks for Accelerating Change: Catalyst Canada Opens the Toronto Stock Exchange On November 13, Catalyst Canada and partners EY, the International Women’s Forum, and the 30% Club gathered a prominent group of CEOs, board chairs, government leaders, regulators, and advocates to address the importance of accelerating change on boards and outline steps that leaders can take to diversify their boards, executive committees and talent pipelines.
Top 10 Disruptors of the Year! Who do you think has been a Top Disruptor of 2014? We’d love you to nominate someone you feel has made BOLD steps to forge MEANINGFUL CHANGE for WOMEN, as well as MEN, in the workplace and the world. Please send us the name of the ONE person or group you think was most disruptive, and briefly tell us why. We’ll tally all the nominations and create a blog post at the end of December with the results. Please email [email protected] your pick for our “Top Disruptors of the Year” list by Wednesday, December 3.
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