Emily Wakeling oversees Catalyst’s global corporate membership and emerging market strategy. With over 800 corporate members, Emily’s top priority is the recruitment and development of Catalyst member organizations to ensure positive change aligned with Catalyst’s mission of expanding opportunities for women and business. Inspired by helping women in the workplace throughout the globe, she works to establish Catalyst presence in new regions to magnify reach and impact. She speaks frequently about Catalyst topics including mentorship/sponsorship, men as diversity champions, and inclusive leadership to a variety of audiences.
Prior to joining Catalyst, Emily worked at the National Organization for Women’s New York City Chapter organizing actions towards winning women’s economic equality, ensuring women’s healthcare access, and ending violence against women. She received her BA in Women’s Studies and Sociology from Principia College and her MA in Women’s Studies from the City of New York Graduate Center. She resides Greenwich, CT where she and her husband are raising their two young children.