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
    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
  • Speakers Bureau
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    Take Charge, Your Future’s Bright

    Laura Sabattini, PhD, Senior Director, Research, presents on mentoring and sponsorship and unwritten rules at Take Charge, Your Future’s Bright event hosted by Pratt & Whitney.

    Date & Time:
    15 May 2013
    Location:
    Hartford, CT
  • Catalyzing
    Employers in India: Change Workplaces, Change Lives

    Today’s Take 5, based on conversations with representatives of Catalyst India member companies, includes recommendations for India-based organizations committed to advancing women in the workplace:

    #1: Safety is Essential

    Entering the 'campus' of a typical large global company—where anywhere...

    February 22, 2013 by Aarti Shyamsunder, PhD

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    Women's Leadership Conference

    Aimee B. Horowitz, Senior Director and Consultant, Global Member Services, and Anna Beninger, Senior Associate, Research, discuss findings from the Catalyst research series on High Potentials in the Pipeline in a session titled Winning Strategies for Women to Get Ahead at Women's Leadership...

    Date & Time:
    14 May 2013 - 15 May 2013
    Location:
    New York Marriott Downtown
    85 West Street
    New York, NY 10006
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    Women in Action Event

    Deborah Gillis, Chief Operating Officer, presents a keynote speech about mentoring and sponsorship at the Women in Action event hosted by the U.S.  Department of State for about 110 high-potential women leaders from over 80 countries within the government, business, nonprofit and academic sectors.

    Date & Time:
    16 March 2013
    Location:
    United Nations
    New York, NY