March 2018: Pressing for Progress

 
MARCH 2018
 
Pressing for Progress
 
Today, March 8, is International Women's Day (IWD). A day to #PressforProgress around the world to help achieve gender equality, while inspiring others to celebrate women's achievements socially, economically, culturally, and politically. Along with celebrating IWD, this year Catalyst has embarked upon an amazing endeavor to raise awareness and demonstrate a real #SignOfProgress with a global undertaking. Read on for details.
 
A shot of Catalyst headquarters at 120 Wall Street in New York City last night.
 
Taking Over Global Skylines
 
An amazing 34 companies lit up more than 30 buildings in five countries and 10 cities with a red female symbol (♀) or illuminated it in their building windows to show their #SignOfProgress last night and they will do so again tonight! The Catalyst Skyline Takeover is a visual realization of the international business community's commitment to greater diversity, inclusion, and gender equality in workplaces around the world publicly showcasing a collective dedication to advancing women in the corporate world.
 
 
Take Action on IWD 2018
 
We invite you to join our Catalyst IWD 2018 webinar to learn the steps you and your organization can take to create a more inclusive workplace for all individuals, and about the resources you can use to make this happen. 
 
Plus, here are other ways your organization can celebrate #IWD2018 and some Catalyst products to help put them into practice.

Additionally, you can visit the official IWD 2018 website for Campaign Resources and Videos .
 
Events
 
MARCH 8 / WEBINAR
 
MARCH 20 / NEW YORK CITY
2018 Catalyst Awards Conference and Dinner
 
Will You Join Us on March 20 in NYC for the 2018 Catalyst Awards Conference and Dinner?
 
Join Catalyst as we honor the 2018 Catalyst Award-winning companies and celebrate transformational leaders and innovative corporate initiatives striving to create real change for women in the workplace. We're gathering a distinguish group of more than 2,000 speakers and attendees at the New York Hilton Midtown. Although the gala Dinner is sold out, Catalyst Supporters can still get tickets for the full-day Conference !
Catalyst CEO Champions For Change
 
About Catalyst CEO Champions For Change
 
Women make up about 51% of the US population, earn 60% of all master’s degrees and control or influence more than 70% of consumer spending. Yet only about 5% of CEOs are women, 26.5% of executives and only about 21% of board seats are held by women in the S&P 500. Learn more.
Catalyst: Workplaces That Work For Women