Engaging Men

Gender equality is not just a women’s issue—men also lose out when workplaces are gender-biased. Catalyst’s ground-breaking research on men offers unique insights about men’s career experiences, how to engage them as full partners in creating gender-inclusive workplaces, and solutions rooted in a holistic understanding of how gender affects men’s and women’s behaviors and outcomes in the workplace.

  • Catalyst Event
    Catalyst Canada Roundtable: Engaging Men in Gender Initiatives: Toronto

    Men have a critical role to play in creating inclusive workplaces. Yet too often men are an untapped resource in gender initiatives. Join Vandana Juneja, Membership Manager, Catalyst, and Dentons Canada LLP for an intimate Roundtable discussion based on Catalyst’s Engaging Men in Gender...

    Date & Time:

    8 April 2014

    10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.


    Toronto, ON

  • Catalyst Event
    Busting Myths about the Gender Gap: Kitchener-Waterloo

    There are systematic differences in the outcomes that men and women achieve in business. At this roundtable, presenters will report on the findings of a long-term research study following MBA graduates--where both genders adopted identical, proactive strategies to advance in their careers. The...

    Date & Time:

    27 March 2014

    8:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. EST

  • Catalyst Event
    Busting Myths about the Gender Gap: Calgary

    As part of a long-term study following men and women MBA graduates from around the world, Catalyst research has found that men benefit more from adopting proactive strategies than women. Join us for an intimate roundtable discussion on busting the persistent myths around the gender gap. The event...

    Date & Time:

    11 March 2014

    7:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. MST

  • Catalyzing
    Men Who Get It: Breaking Barriers With Flexibility

    Why are flexible workplaces so important? “Growing up in a one-parent family, I saw at first hand the negative impact that an employer’s rigid approach around how my mother worked held my mother back in terms of her career and her aspirations…and the strains and stresses it caused on us as a...

    February 25, 2014 by Stephen Ingledew

  • Catalyzing
    Men Who Get It: Successful Teams Embrace Diversity

    Why is it important to advance more women to leadership positions? Because, says Guy Outen, Executive Vice President, Strategy, Portfolio & Planning, Shell International Ltd., “Winning and successful teams are made up of people who are not all the same but frankly are from all different...

    February 18, 2014 by Guy Outen

  • Catalyzing
    Four Barriers We’d LOVE to Bust!

    What do Catalyst staffers want for Valentine’s Day? Forget about chocolate and flowers! For us, the best gift would be a workforce where women around the world can contribute fully, get paid equitably, and have the same opportunities as men to lead.

    To get there, we have to continue our efforts...

    February 13, 2014 by Catalyst

  • Catalyzing
    Demystifying the Male Advocate (Hint: It's Not All About My Mom)

    Recently, tech writer Milo Yiannopoulos wrote a post in which he claimed that "the women in tech experiment has been a disaster." It included a line that I found rather odd: "I do find male women in tech activists deeply mystifying." 

    While this certainly prompted ire from smart women, I'm not...

    February 10, 2014 by Matt Wallaert

  • Catalyzing
    Attention, Companies: Don Draper’s Days Are Numbered

    The US President said many things in his State of the Union address on Tuesday. But it was his impassioned plea for workplace equality that really stood out to me, as Catalyst’s President & CEO:

    Today, women make up about half our workforce. But they still make 77 cents for every dollar a man...

    February 3, 2014 by Deborah Gillis

  • Catalyzing
    Want to Improve Diversity? Take a Chance

    Diversity is all about opportunity. ...

    January 27, 2014 by Marc-André Blanchard

  • Catalyzing
    Men Who Get It: Making Diversity a Priority

    How can we break down barriers for women? By making diversity a priority and following through with practical solutions. Koen Van Neyghem, Regional Director EMEA, DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS), says: “This cannot be the flavor of the day or the project of the month; this has to become really...

    January 22, 2014 by Koen Van Neyghem