Recognition

Over the past 50 years, Catalyst and our staff have received accolades and awards from many prestigious organizations.


Most recently, we have received the following recognition.

 

2016

  • On April 7, Catalyst received a proclamation from the New York City Council for its efforts to promote the advancement and equality of women in the workplace, specifically for supporting and contributing to the passage of legislation requiring the Department of Small Business Services (SBS) to produce a voluntary survey to be distributed to all prospective city contractors that will collect racial, ethnic, and gender information on their executives and board members. The legislation was signed into law by New York City Mayor Bill DeBlasio on April 21, 2016. 
     

New York City Council Member Elizabeth Crowley and Catalyst President & CEO Deborah Gillis look on as New York City Mayor Bill DeBlasio signs the bill.

New York City Council Member Elizabeth Crowley and Catalyst President & CEO Deborah Gillis look on as New York City Mayor Bill DeBlasio signs the bill.

 

2015

  • Catalyst listed as top charity for women's rights in New York Magazine's annual Gift Guide issue.  

  • Deborah Gillis, Catalyst President & Chief Executive Officer, named in Canadian Business'Power 50: Canada’s Most Powerful Business People 2016 as the 10th most powerful leader in this exclusive list of executives, entrepreneurs, politicos, and thinkers who are changing the way Canada does business. 

  • Deborah Gillis, Catalyst President & Chief Executive Officer, named in the National Association of Corporate Governance (NACD) Directorship 100: Governance Professionals and Institutions list in recognition of her significant impact on boardroom practices and performance. 

2014

2013

  • Catalyst President & CEO Ilene H. Lang received the Foreign Policy Association Medal from the Foreign Policy Association, which serves as a catalyst for developing awareness, understanding of and informed opinion on U.S. foreign policy and global issues.

  • Catalyst.org and Catalyzing named a Forbes Top 100 Websites For Women 2013.

  • Catalyst is honored by Spanish nonprofit Mujeres para el Diálogo y la Educación (MDE) with its Premios Solidarios MDE 2013 in the category “La institución más comprometida con la mujer.” 

  • Catalyst is honored by the World Policy Institute for its global outlook, fresh, constructive, solution-focused approaches, ability to engage broader audiences in addressing global challenges, and positive impact on the world.

  • Catalyst.org receives an Interactive Media Award for Best In Class for Associations/Nonprofits. 

  • Catalyst.org receives an Honorable Mention in the 43rd Annual Creativity International Awards for Website Public Service or Non-Profit. 

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