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.

  • Catalyzing
    Even for the Young and the Restless, Sponsorship Matters

    When I think about sponsorship in the workplace, I picture a high-potential employee riding the willing back of a senior leader straight to Executive Wonderland.  After all, Catalyst research shows that sponsorship matters. And many of today’s top companies and firms are trying to create...

    July 10, 2013 by Audrey Gallien

  • Catalyzing
    On Sponsorship: Why Might a Sponsor Choose Me?

    This month, we’ll be focusing on the power of sponsorship: what it means, why it’s important, and how to get it. We’re kicking off our coverage with today’s guest blog post by a Dublin-based Diversity & Inclusion professional who shares some practical tips for attracting a sponsor. As we delve...

    July 5, 2013 by Aoife Flood

  • MONTRÉAL (le 25 juin 2013) —  Signe du prestige croissant des Prix honorifiques de Catalyst Canada, qui en sont à leur quatrième année d’existence, Catalyst Canada a attribué ses plus hautes distinctions à un nombre record de personnalités canadiennes du monde des affaires pour la...

    Date: 2013
    Region: Canada
  • Five extraordinary champions of women in Canadian business are given Catalyst Canada's highest accolade.

    Date: 2013
    Region: Canada
  • Catalyzing
    CCH Champions Change Minds—and Workplaces—in Corporate Canada

    If there is any group of people who understand that “Women Can,” it’s the Catalyst Canada Honours Champions. The 2013 Champions, like their predecessors in the past three years, have demonstrated the truth of that principle throughout their careers.

    The five Champions, in three categories,...

    June 25, 2013 by Alex Johnston

  • Marc-André Blanchard believes that organizations are stronger when the corporate culture encourages people with different backgrounds to be themselves and succeed. Because of this, he has worked to create a culture at McCarthy Tétrault so that all lawyers and staff can fully be themselves,...

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    Webinar: Sponsorship in Action

    Catalyst research shows that sponsorship makes a difference for women’s career advancement—a fact that leading companies know. Nikki Lamba, Senior Associate, Member Relations, and Liz Mulligan-Ferry, Senior Associate, Research, led a Q&A session with Richard Thorne and Jessica Riley from...

    Date & Time:
    25 July 2013
    11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
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    Career Advancement for High Potentials Workshop: Bangalore

    Aarti Shyamsunder, PhD, Research Manager, and Amelia Costigan, Associate Librarian, lead a panel discussion on getting women access to “hot jobs” to accelerate their career advancement while exploring whether well-intentioned talent development efforts can be barriers to women’s advancement,...

    Date & Time:
    29 May 2013
    1:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. IST
    Location:
    Bangalore, India
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    The Catalyst Canada Honours 2011 Dinner

    The Catalyst Canada Honours celebrates champions of women in Canadian business. The 2011 award recipients were honored at The Catalyst Canada Honours dinner on October 18, 2011, at The Fairmont Royal York in Toronto.

    Date & Time:
    18 October 2011
    Location:
    The Fairmont Royal York
    100 Front Street West
    Toronto
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    The Catalyst Canada Honours 2010 Dinner

    The Catalyst Canada Honours recognizes advocates for women's advancement in Canadian business. The inaugural dinner was held on October 6, 2010, at the Arcadian Court in Toronto.

    Date & Time:
    6 October 2010
    Location:
    The Arcadian Court
    401 Bay St #8
    Toronto