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.

  • Catalyst announces the inaugural class of its U.S. Women On BoardTM initiative.

    Date: 2016
  • Speakers Bureau
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    CSW60: U.S. National Committee for UN Women

    Brande Stellings, JD, Vice President, Corporate Board Services, Catalyst, will participate on a panel discussion at the annual Commission on the Status of Women Conference, hosted by the U.S. National Committee for UN Women. The event, titled: When Women Lead, Sustainable Development Happens,...

    Date & Time:

    17 March 2016

    10:30 AM - 12:00 PM EST


    Location:

    Church Center for the United Nations

    777 United Nations Plaza #8G

    New York, NY 10017


  • Catalyzing
    The Journey Towards a Board Appointment: Lessons Learned

    Over the past two years I’ve had the privilege of participating in the Women On Board® mentorship program, and now the time has come to write my last blog.  Participating in the program gave me the opportunity to build a relationship with a very engaged and supportive mentor, meet fellow...

    December 28, 2015 by Sandra Stuart

  • Partner Event
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    Building Your Best Board: Why Gender Diversity Matters to Investors

    Women are not only occupying more board seats at S&P 500 companies, but also are increasingly filling leadership positions on both the board and major committee level. Though the percentage of women filling S&P 500 board seats significantly lags the 30% goals popularly espoused by many advocacy...

    Date & Time:

    17 November 2015

    1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. ET

    6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. UTC


  • Today, Catalyst Canada Executive Director Alex Johnston participated in a roundtable to discuss the first review of TSX-listed issuers since the implementation of new disclosure requirements regarding the representation of women on boards and in senior management.

    Date: 2015
    Region: Canada
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    Célébrons le leadership inclusif: Montreal

    Il y aura un an en octobre qu’auront été annoncées les nouvelles règles sur la représentation des femmes au sein des conseils et des équipes de direction. Afin de marquer le premier anniversaire de cette audacieuse initiative nationale, nous célébrerons trois fantastiques leaders qui ont...

    Date & Time:

    le mercredi 14 octobre 2015

    de 7 heures à 9 heures a.m.


    Location:

    Montreal, Qc


  • Catalyzing
    Women on Boards Series: The Power of Being “Known”

    In April we heard from Sandra Stuart, on how to get your resume the attention it needs. She told how her Women on Board® mentor Sarah Raiss helped her tap into contacts at executive search firms. This month, Sarah Raiss tells why networking is so important to becoming known by those who can help...

    May 28, 2015 by Sarah E. Raiss

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    SIM Women National Executive Leadership Forum

    The SIM Women National Executive Leadership Forum has been developed to bring strong IT executives together to promote the success and progression of female leaders in the IT community. This Leadership Forum will create an encouraging atmosphere for peer-to-peer networking and solutions on...

    Date & Time:

    2015 June 2

    7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.


    Location:

    Bridgewater, NJ


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    In Conversation: Access & Impact of Women on Corporate Boards

    Yale Alumni Association and YaleWomen NYC present a panel discussion exploring the current status of women on Fortune 500 Boards. The panel will conclude by interacting with the audience to develop collaborative strategies to help women obtain corporate board seats. Speakers include Akosua...

    Date & Time:

    13 May 2015

    6:00 p.m.


    Location:

    Scholastic Corporate Headquarters

    557 Broadway (between Prince and Spring Streets)

    New York, NY


  • Catalyzing
    Women on Boards Series: Get Your Board Resume the Attention It Deserves

    In January we heard from Sarah Raiss about how she helped her Women On Board® mentee, Sandra Stuart, craft a more effective board resume. This month, Sandra shares more of what she’s learned from Sarah and Women on Board® about making sure your new-and-improved profile gets seen.

    Your board...

    April 7, 2015 by Sandra Stuart