Sponsorship/Mentoring

Sponsors are advocates in positions of authority who use their influence intentionally to help others advance, while mentors provide advice, feedback, and coaching. Both are important to advancement as employees navigate the workplace and earn opportunities for growth.

  • Catalyst Event
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    Webinar: International Women's Day

    Join this webinar to hear from a current sponsor and protégé, and to see how sponsorship can provide a win-win-win situation for the sponsor, protégé and the company that employs them.

    Date & Time:
    1 March 2017

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

    4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. UTC
  • Catalyzing
    10 More Steps to Create Inclusive Workplaces

    In my previous blog I wrote about my favorite intentional actions that a leader, team, or organization could take to focus on inclusion.

    I got so many helpful tips, that we felt it would be best to break them up into two posts. So, here are the next 10 (and a bonus) to help you and your company...

    August 25, 2016 by Deborah Gillis

  • Catalyzing
    #WomenCan: The Importance of Male Advocacy

    "Human rights are women’s rights, and women’s rights are human rights." This is one of my favorite quotes. Secretary Hillary Clinton delivered it at the United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing over 20 years ago. It was true in 1995 and it's true today.

    I'll be honest,...

    July 25, 2016 by Bernard C. Coleman

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    Catalyst Canada Honours 2016 Dinner

    A gala dinner to celebrate the 2016 Catalyst Canada Honours Champions and Emerging Leaders.

    Date & Time:
    7 November 2016 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. ET
    Location:
    Toronto, Canada
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    Catalyst Canada Honours 2016 Conference

    Celebrating the 2016 Catalyst Canada Honours Champions and Emerging Leaders.

    Date & Time:
    7 November 2016 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. ET
    Location:
    Toronto, Canada
  • Catalyzing
    Top Takeaways: Catalyst Connects in NYC

    Since 2008 the Catalyst Connects series has provided an opportunity for women senior executives to share their advice and inspirational success stories with an audience of high-potential women.  Over the years more than 3,600 women globally have benefitted from the wisdom of over 80 executives...

    February 4, 2016 by Catalyst

  • Catalyzing
    #NationalMentoringMonth: Key Elements to a Successful Mentor Relationship

    Despite the fact that National Mentoring Month is only recognized in the United States, there are several positive examples of mentor relationships across the world. In this installment of our National Mentoring Month series Manvi Pant, a CRM professional at A.T. Kearney in India, shares how she...

    January 29, 2016 by Manvi Pant

  • Catalyzing
    My Friend, My Mentor: The Benefits of Peer Mentoring in the Workplace

    I am one of the lucky few to have a best friend at work. My co-worker, and yes, best friend, and I have been able to develop our careers due to each other’s support, guidance, and mentorship.

    Of course not everyone has a best friend on the job, but there are extensive benefits to having a peer...

    January 12, 2016 by Tory Paez