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.

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    Wells Fargo Webinar

    Deborah Campbell, Director and Consultant, Global Member Services, will participate in a webinar hosted by Wells Fargo. The webinar will touch on the importance of sponsorship and mentoring.

    Date & Time:
    7 May 2014
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    Creating a Sponsorship Culture: London

    Catalyst research has found that while mentoring is essential to leadership development, it is insufficient for advancing to top levels. Our studies point to a more influential and specific professional relationship: sponsorship.   Please join Allyson Zimmermann, Senior Director, and Sandra...

    Date & Time:
    14 May 2014
    12:00 to 14:00 GMT
    Location:
    London, UK
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    Catalyst Member Roundtable: Over Mentored but Under Sponsored: Mumbai

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    In conjunction with MSD India, Catalyst India WRC hosted a roundtable that focused on the importance of sponsorship and mentoring.

     In attendance were representatives from Catalyst member companies including Deutsche Bank, Grant Thornton, Wipro, Johnson & Johnson,...

    Date & Time:
    16 April 2014
    9:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
    Location:
    Mumbai, India
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    Catalyst Canada Roundtable: Mentoring and Sponsorship: Mississauga

    Catalyst research has found that while mentoring is essential to leadership development, it is insufficient for advancing to top levels. Our research points to a more influential and specific professional relationship: sponsorship. Join Vandana Juneja, Membership Manager, Catalyst and Bell Canada...

    Date & Time:
    26 March 2014
    9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
    Location:
    Mississauga, ON
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    Webinar: Mentoring, Sponsorship, & Partnering for Women’s Advancement

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    Ilene H. Lang, Retired President & CEO, Senior Advisor, and Honorary Director, Catalyst, and Rosina L. Racioppi, EdD, President and Chief Executive Officer, WOMEN Unlimited, Inc. shared how Catalyst and WOMEN Unlimited, Inc. have contributed to ensuring that individuals...

    Date & Time:
    14 January 2014
    11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. EST
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    Catalyst Connects: Calgary

    Catalyst Canada presents a Catalyst Connects event in Calgary featuring Sarah Raiss, Corporate Director, Shoppers Drug Mart and Canadian Oil Sands and Leslie O’Donoghue, Executive Vice President, Corporate Development & Strategy & Chief Risk Officer, Agrium Inc. The session will be facilitated by...

    Date & Time:
    11 February 2014
    4:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. MST
    Location:
    TBA
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    What I Learned From Benazir Bhutto—and My First Boss

    Earlier on Catalyzing we ran a Women Can profile of Josefine M.C. van Zanten, Senior Vice President, ONE DSM Culture Agenda, DSM, The Netherlands. We recently had an opportunity to learn more about the role models who inspired Ms. van Zanten to become a Catalyst for change in her field.

    There...

    November 25, 2013 by Josefine M.C. van Zanten

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    Deutsche Bank Diversity Council: Mumbai

    Ilene H. Lang, President & Chief Executive Officer, Catalyst, and Shachi Irde, Executive Director, Catalyst India WRC, will speak at a Diversity and Inclusion event hosted by Deutsche Bank. They will discuss the importance of sponsorship and how it plays an integral role in developing the...

    Date & Time:
    21 November 2013
    Location:
    Mumbai, India
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    Sponsorship in Action

    As Catalyst research shows, having a senior-level sponsor who can actively advocate for those they sponsor at the decision-making table can be an important factor when it comes to promotions and development opportunities. Business leaders who were themselves mentored, coached, or sponsored are...

    Date & Time:
    7 November 2013
    8:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. EST
    Location:
    State Street Financial Center
    One Lincoln Street
    Boston, MA 02111
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    Women In Power: Getting There and Giving Back

    Katherine Giscombe, PhD, Vice President and Women of Color Practitioner, Global Member Services, will discuss the importance of mentorship and sponsorship at the Women in Power: Getting There and Giving Back panel during the 2013 Women's Inter-Cultural Exchange Conference. The conference, which...

    Date & Time:
    19 September 2013
    10:00 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
    Location:
    Charlotte Convention Center
    Charlotte, North Carolina