Resources for Individuals

Catalyst has identified the following organizations that may be helpful for individuals seeking professional development. These resources are provided for informational purposes only; are subject to change; and may be incomplete and/or contain errors. Catalyst provides no guarantee as to the accuracy of any non-Catalyst resource or site.

My Career Advancement
  • The Athena Leadership Lab, Athena Center for Leadership Studies: Established at Barnard College, a pioneering force in undergraduate women’s education since 1889, the Athena Center for Leadership Studies is dedicated to the advancement of inspired and courageous women leaders around the world

  • Business and Professional Women/USA Career Center: In order to support successful workplaces and an empowered workforce, Business and Professional Women’s Foundation conducts research, shares knowledge and information as well as advocates. Our public resources provide insight to transform the workplace and inform the creation of best practices.

  • Career The smart woman’s online career resource, is designed to help you better manage all phases of your career.

  • CatalystX: Free online courses from Catalyst. 

  • FairyGodBoss works to improve the workplace for all women by creating transparency about company policies and culture.

  • The Five O’Clock Club: A national outplacement and career counseling network with certified career counselors across the United States.

  • Forté Foundation: Forté Foundation is a non-profit consortium of leading companies and top business schools working together to launch women into fulfilling, significant careers through access to business education, opportunities, and a community of successful women.

  • Grace Institute: Empowering underserved women in the New York area to achieve employment and economic self-sufficiency. 

  • In Gear Career - Career Services for Military Spouses: A nonprofit who believes passionately that “sacrifice” doesn’t have to mean giving up your career. We are here to help you navigate the unique realities faced by the career-minded Military Spouse

  • Ivy Exec: Member community offerring hand-picked jobs, mentoring and advice, and resume assessment.

  • Show Me 50: A nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide a platform to engage individuals in actions that level the playing field for women. 

  • Women of Influence: Producing inspiring, progressive, and celebratory events across the country. Our programs serve to fill the gap for women looking for mentors, looking to connect with like-minded individuals on their path to success, or looking for unique corporate entertainment.

My Job Search
My Work-Life
Getting on a Corporate/Nonprofit Board 
Starting a Business/Entrepreneurship
My Health
Legal Advice
LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) Issues
Mentoring/Networking (Women of Color)*

*Local chapters of professional associations may also provide networking opportunities; public libraries can assist in searching these directories.

My Personal Finances

 ^Catalyst does not provide grant support.