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
    Australia Member Webinar: Men Advocating Real Change (MARC)

    Join Jeanine Prime, PhD, Vice President, Research, and Mike Otterman, Social Media Manager, as they introduce to our Australian members Men Advocating Real Change (MARC), a male-focused online learning community for professionals committed to achieving equality in the workplace. The event...

    Date & Time:

    13 February 2013

    9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Australian EDT

  • Catalyst Event
    Engaging Men: A Panel Discussion

    Anthony Mitchell, Senior Membership Manager, Atlanta, leads a discussion for Catalyst members only about exploring ways to engage men as advocates for women's advancement at a breakfast panel hosted by Catalyst and Visa in Miami, FL. Please RSVP by January 11, 2013, to Anthony Mitchell.

    Date & Time:

    17 January 2013

    8:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. ET

  • Catalyzing
    It's 2010: What Do You See?

    Clicking through the news last night on my laptop I was struck again by the obvious. Despite the gains women have made over the past 50 years, I realized it still looks very much like a man’s world.

    One need look no further than images of captains of finance testifying on Capitol Hill, senators...

    February 1, 2010 by Ilene H. Lang

  • Catalyzing
    Zero-Sum Myth

    If a woman lands a job, does a man lose one? Online commentary about our latest report, Pipeline’s Broken Promise, suggests that many people still believe this.

    The study revealed that women MBAs from top business schools begin their careers, on average, in lower-level positions, are paid less,...

    February 24, 2010 by Ilene H. Lang

  • Catalyzing
    Catalyst to Disband—Parity Reached

    I’m happy to announce that after nearly 50 years of changing women’s lives, Catalyst has accomplished its goal of total gender parity and will shut its doors. Thank you all! We couldn’t have done it without you.

    The latest Catalyst research reveals that women now comprise 50.3% of Fortune ...

    April 1, 2010 by Ilene H. Lang

  • Catalyzing
    C This Now

    C This is a new feature on Catalyzing that highlights specific articles, podcasts, and videos on the topic of women and work that caught my eye. Have you seen something this week that you don’t see listed? Let me know in the comments. Enjoy!


    April 2, 2010 by Ilene H. Lang

  • Catalyzing
    C This

    This week’s roundup includes a video promoting the Toronto-based 2010 G(irls)20 Summit, plus articles about the upcoming Equal Pay Day, Justice John Paul Stevens’ exit from the Supreme Court, boardrooms Down Under, and the unwritten rules that still hold women back. Oh, and a word to the...

    April 13, 2010 by Ilene H. Lang

  • Catalyzing
    Mind the Gap

    Happy Equal Pay Day—today you’ve just earned as much as a man!

    April 20th marks how far into 2010 women must work from January 1st 2009 to match what men earned last year. Women in the United States make about 77 cents to every dollar made by a man. The gap is worse in other other countries....

    April 20, 2010 by Ilene H. Lang