Gender, Race, and Ethnicity

We all have multiple identities that affect our life experiences, how we perceive the world around us, and how we are perceived by others. Our gender, race, and ethnicity intersect to shape the opportunities and challenges we face at work. Acknowledging and addressing this reality is key to creating inclusive workplaces.

  • The report identifies what happens to Black professionals' minds, bodies, and spirits when they feel set apart, undervalued, and not heard in the workplace. 

    Date: 2016
    Region: United States
  • Speakers Bureau
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    2016 National Diversity Women's Business Leadership Conference

    Catalyst's Katherine Giscombe, PhD, Vice President and Women of Color Practitioner, Global Member Services, will be speaking at the 2016 Diversity Women’s Business Leadership Conference in a session titled: Leadership Effectiveness: Generational Collaboration Creating Unity and Business...

    Date & Time:
    10 October 2016 - 11 October 2016
    Location:
    Hyatt Regency Baltimore Inner Harbor

    300 Light Street, Baltimore, MD, 21202
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    Webinar: Day-to-Day Experiences of Inclusion and Exclusion Part II

    How do you define inclusion? Can you recall particular experiences at work when you felt included? Based on those, can you now describe what inclusion looks like?

    Now think about instances when you felt excluded. How would you describe those experiences? Perhaps you’re able to recall a specific...

    Date & Time:
    14 November, 2016

    2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. ET

    7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. UTC
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    Webinar: Day-to-Day Experiences of Inclusion and Exclusion Part I

    How do you define inclusion? Can you recall particular experiences at work when you felt included? Based on those, can you now describe what inclusion looks like?

    Now think about instances when you felt excluded. How would you describe those experiences? Perhaps you’re able to recall a specific...

    Date & Time:
    13 October, 2016

    3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. ET

    7:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. UTC
  • Overview of frequently used knowledge products on topics or issues related to women, work, and inclusion.

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    Women Leveraging Change Summit 2016

    Women of color hold <3% of corporate board seats and African-American women hold <2% of senior leadership roles. We must change that dynamic!

    The Summit is designed to bring together executive women of color in a trusted environment to share authentically, and collaborate with “like” minded...

    Date & Time:

    25 May 2016

    10:00 AM - 9:00 PM ET


    26 May 2016

    7:30 AM - 9:00 PM ET


    Location:

    Boca Raton Resort & Club

    501 East Camino Real

    Boca Raton, FL, US, 33432


  • Catalyzing
    #BlackHistoryMonth: Present-Day Heroes are Role Models for My Daughter

    I could count on my hands the amount of times “Black History” was discussed in school when I was growing up. Year after year we spent each February learning about the same historical figures: abolitionists Harriet Tubman and civil rights leaders Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks. These...

    February 29, 2016 by Afiya Lahens-Wallace

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    Ask Deborah: How Do We Change the “Picture” for Women of Color?

    February is Black History Month. It’s also when many of us are paying attention to this year’s Academy Awards—an event that has come under fire recently (again) for its continued lack of nominee diversity. For the past two years, only white performers have been nominated in the acting...

    February 16, 2016 by Deborah Gillis

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    Webinar: Achieving Workplace Inclusion of Racially/Ethnically Diverse Women

    Building on Catalyst’s Inclusive Leadership framework, this webinar examines methods for including racially/ethnically diverse women at work. We’ll discuss the importance of assessing the work environment; thoughtful performance reviews; and actions that managers and racially/ethnically diverse women can take to improve trust and communication.

    This webinar will be most helpful to people who want to create more inclusive workplaces by improving the engagement of women of different races/ethnicities.

    Date & Time:

    18 February 2016

    11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. ET

    4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. UTC