Catalyst Staff

Amelia Costigan

Senior Director, Information Center

120 Wall Street, 15th Floor, New York, New York 10005, United States

Amelia Costigan has been a member of the Catalyst Information Center since 2011. She has played an integral on the strategic development of numerous Catalyst knowledge products including, Trend Briefs, Quick Takes, Ask Catalyst Express, and CatalystX. She currently is a lead content developer for the Information Center’s eLearning Knowledge Bursts, Catalyst’s short skill-building training for Supporters.

Prior to joining Catalyst, Amelia worked as an art director with a focus on strategic content creation and content packaging in the non-profit sector.

Amelia holds an MLIS and an MFA in painting.

Amelia's Latest Work

Future of Work

AI and Equitable Hiring in a Post-Pandemic World: Trend Brief

Being intentional regarding bias in the hiring process is crucial for rebuilding a diverse workforce.

Board Diversity

Socioeconomic Board Diversity: Trend Brief

Having women on board is a start. But socioeconomic board diversity means also representing the interests of non-executive employees.

Future of Work

How AI Reinforces Gender Stereotypes: Trend Brief

Artificial Intelligence is only as good as humans design it to be, and humans still have work to do.

Gender Bias

Gendered Ageism: Trend Brief

Older workers face stereotyping, prejudice, and discrimination in the workplace. Consequences of ageism affect women earlier than men and in unique ways.

Business Case

Infographic: The Ripple Effect: Educating Women Changes Lives

When girls and women are educated, they are able to contribute more to their families, businesses, and economy.

Business Case

Infographic: The Ripple Effect: Working Women Grow Economies

When women succeed, families, businesses, economies, and nations all succeed.

Work-Life Effectiveness

Webinar Recording: Career Breaks & Returnships—Key Strategies for Organizations

Listen to this webinar recording to hear best practices to start creating a more open and supportive workplace for all.

Talent Management Practices

Webinar Recording: 5 Actions Managers Can Take To Break The Gender Bias Cycle

This webinar recording outlines the five actions managers can take to break the cycle of gender bias in development opportunities.

Future of Work

CEO Activism: Trend Brief

CEOs and leaders are speaking out and taking action on social issues including race, gender, and immigration.

Talent Management Practices

Break the Cycle—HR Experts

HR Experts: Learn more about how to revamp your current methods by downloading this Supporter-only tool.

Manager Development

Break the Cycle—Managers

Managers: Learn how to ensure you are giving equal access to “hot jobs” by downloading this Supporter-only tool.

Unconscious Bias

Break the Cycle—Senior Leaders

Senior Leaders: Learn more about setting the right tone with your behavior by downloading this Supporter-only tool.

Unconscious Bias

Infographic: The Double-Bind Dilemma for Women in Leadership

Gender stereotypes and the “think leader, think male” mindset create a no-win situation for women leaders. 

Work-Life Effectiveness

Webinar Recording: Making Flexibility Work

This webinar discussed the types of flex work options, and how employers and employees can negotiate flexible workplace policies that work for everyone.

Unconscious Bias

Tool 1: Making Change in India Inc.—Addressing Workplace Biases That Hold Women Back

Organizations can use this interactive tool to complete an assessment of gender bias.

Sexual Harassment

Tool 2: Making Change in India Inc.—Creating Work Environments Free From Sexual Harassment

Use this tool to delve into their own understanding of sexual harassment and personal safety as a barrier to gender inclusion.

Business Case

Tool 3: Making Change in India Inc. — Reintegrating Women Into the Workplace Successfully

Use this tool to gauge the success of efforts to recruit and retain highly talented women after a career break.

Business Case

Tool: India: The Case for Gender Diversity

This tool provides an outline of the business case for diversity and inclusion in Indian businesses.