As a member of the Catalyst Research Department, Alix Pollack focuses on corporate change strategies and the role of organizational and societal culture in creating inclusive workplaces. She conducts research on organizational practices, examining inclusion and diversity efforts and the experiences of women and men throughout the talent pipeline. Alix has a strong focus on global work and cross-cultural themes, in particular through her management of the Culture Matters Research series, including co-authorship of the reports Think People, Not Just Programs, to Build Inclusive Workplaces and The Day-To-Day Experiences of Workplace Inclusion and Exclusion. Her work also includes development and facilitation of the CatalystX Inclusive Leadership Training: Leading with Effective Communication course on edX, research on organizational strategies related to LGBT inclusion, and a role in Catalyst’s Practices team. As the Regional Director for Mexico & Latin America, Alix plays a lead role in extending Catalyst’s work and mission of accelerating progress for women through inclusion to Mexico and other emerging markets in Latin America. Her research in the region includes Corporate Landscape in Mexico: Understanding Approaches to Talent Management and Women’s Inclusion.
Prior to joining Catalyst in 2011, Alix was an Advisor for the Permanent Mission of the Cote D’Ivoire at the United Nations. She holds a BA from Brandeis University and MPH in Global Public Health from George Washington University. Alix is fluent in Spanish and has traveled to over 20 countries across 5 of the 7 continents.