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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    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
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    Catalyst Connects: Minneapolis

    The Catalyst Connects event in Minneapolis, MN, will feature executive level women speakers. The session will be facilitated by Nancy M. Carter, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Catalyst. This series, sponsored by RBC, brings high-potential women together with speakers considered to be role models....

    Date & Time:
    5 December 2013
    4:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. CT
    Location:
    Minneapolis, MN
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    Catalyst Connects: Miami

    The Catalyst Connects event in Miami featured Grethel Kunkel, President, Latin America, Stanley Black & Decker and Romaine Seguin, President, UPS Americas Region. The session was facilitated by Meryle Mahrer Kaplan, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Global Member Services, Catalyst. This series,...

    Date & Time:
    7 November 2013
    6:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m. EST
    Location:
    One Bal Harbor Resort and Spa
    10295 Collins Ave.
    Bal Harbour, FL 33154
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    Catalyst Connects: Washington, D.C.

    The Catalyst Connects event in Washington, D.C. will feature Jacqueline A. Berrien, Chair, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and Christine Hendrickson, Roth CFO and Vice President of Finance, Sodexo. The session will be facilitated by Deborah Gillis, Chief Operating Officer, Catalyst....

    Date & Time:
    3 October 2013
    4:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. EST
    Location:
    The Metropolitan Club of the City of Washington, D.C.
    Red Lounge
    1700 H Street, NW
    Washington, DC
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    Women Engineering the Future Expo

    Alex Johnston, Executive Director, Catalyst Canada, will speak at the Women Engineering the Future Expo in Calgary, Alberta. Among the topics to be discussed are Catalyst’s mission and how the organization’s research can be a driving force of change in the workplace, as well as the importance of...

    Date & Time:
    3 October 2013
    Location:
    Calgary, Alberta
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    Catalyst Connects: Mumbai

    Catalyst India WRC held a Catalyst Connects event in Mumbai featuring Priya Nair, Vice President Laundry, Hindustan Unilever; Geetu Verma, Executive Director Foods, Hindustan Unilever; Sukriti Soni, Associate Director Marketing, Merck; and Vinaya Parvate, Director Asia and Japan Regional Head,...

    Date & Time:
    27 June 2013
    Location:
    Mumbai, India
  • Catalyzing
    “Me? Sponsor Her? I couldn’t possibly…”

    When you think about it, sponsorship is a completely natural, organic activity. When we encounter someone we think is fantastic, we want to tell everyone we know. But at work, the problem is that we all have an inner filter that judges those most like us more favorably than those who aren’t—all...

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    How to Succeed in Business (By Listening to Your Mother): An Interview with Judine Agostini and Alliah Agostini Livingstone

    Today we had the privilege of chatting with Judine D. Agostini, Assistant Vice President, Team Leader, Information Technology, M & T Bank, and her daughter, Alliah Agostini Livingstone, Brand Manager, eos Products, about how they entered their respective fields—and the lessons they’ve learned...

    July 26, 2013 by Catalyst