Corporate Governance

Leadership at the top of corporations shapes companies, communities, and societies. A gender-diverse board of directors and senior leadership team (C-suite) will help corporations lead and manage sustainable, effective business strategies, role model employee opportunities, and enhance their reputation.

  • Catalyzing
    Catalyst Women On Board™: Sponsorship Sparks Change

    Corporate boards have long been territory dominated by white males, and this entrenched tradition has been very slow to change. Even today, the boards of the S&P 500 are almost 80% male. Women hold only about 21% of S&P 500 board seats, and women of color are almost invisible—they hold less than...

    March 15, 2018 by Catalyst

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    2017 Western Corporate Board Summit: Leadership Redefined—Moving From Why to How

    By invitation only, the Western Corporate Board Summit will comprise a conversation between CEOs, board leaders, government and regulatory officials, and investors about how to elicit further action by Canadian companies to diversify their boards.

    Date & Time:
    3 November 2017
    8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. MT
    Location:
    Calgary, Canada
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    Corporate Board Summit: Leadership Redefined—Moving From Why to How

    The 2nd annual Corporate Board Summit will comprise a conversation between CEOs, board leaders, government and regulatory officials, and investors about how to elicit further action by Canadian companies to diversify their boards.

    Date & Time:
    6 November 2017
    4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. ET
    Registration opens at 3:30 p.m.
    Location:
    Toronto, Canada
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    Toronto Global Forum: Redefining Globalization

    The Toronto Global Forum is an international conference fostering dialogue on national and global issues. It is held under the auspices of the International Economic Forum of the Americas (IEFA). 

    Registration Fees: 

    1 Day: $700 CAD 2 Days: $1,250 CAD Full Event: $1,600 CAD

    Date & Time:
    30 October - 1 November, 2017
    Location:
    Fairmount Royal York Hotel
    100 Front St. West
    Toronto, ON M5J 1E3, Canada
    +1 866 540-4489
  • Catalyzing
    Nearly Is Not Enough!

    Seventeen years ago, as a young research assistant at Catalyst, I began to document and track the status of women and minorities on corporate boards. Over the years, I made it my life’s work to identify, familiarize myself with, and memorize the names of successful women and minority business leaders who serve as executives and on boards at America’s leading companies.

    June 1, 2017 by Meesha Rosa

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    2018 Catalyst Awards Conference

    Register now to find the tools, expert knowledge, and stories you need to build workplaces that work for women.

    Date & Time:
    20 March 2018
    8:00 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
    Location:
    New York Hilton Midtown
    1335 Avenue of the Americas
    New York, New York 10019
  • Learn about our exceptional Catalyst Women On Board™ candidates from Canada and the United States. Search their past board experience, board value propositions, and more.

  • Catalyzing
    A Path Forward for Women’s Rights

    These are challenging times for women, but there’s also renewed momentum for change. 

    February 8, 2017 by Deborah Gillis

  • "Missing Pieces Report: The 2016 Board Diversity Census of Women and Minorities on Fortune 500 Boards" reveals new statistical information concerning trends of the past six years.

    Date: 2017