Catalyst Staff

Julie S. Nugent

Senior Vice President, Learning & Advisory Services

+1 646 388 7745

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

Julie S. Nugent is responsible for strategy development and brand management of products and initiatives such as MARC (Men Advocating Real Change), Leading with Inclusion training, advisory services, and the Catalyst Inclusion Accelerator delivery. In her position, she leads multiple groups in evaluating, creating, and delivering global corporate and professional strategies to advance diversity, inclusion, and business results. Her work also consists of working with client to assess workplace environments and providing actionable recommendations.

As an influencer in the diversity and inclusion space, Julie frequently speaks to corporate and public audiences and the media on topics including women’s leadership and advancement, mentoring, diversity and inclusion strategies, LGBT inclusion, and the Catalyst Award, which she chaired for over eight years. She has authored numerous external book chapters as well as many Catalyst publications, including reports focused on experiences of inclusion; a suite of company practices and Catalyst Award-winning initiatives; Making Mentoring Work and related tools; and tools and products focused on LGBTQ+ inclusion.

In addition to her extensive consulting, research, and public speaking expertise, Julie taught a course on gender in the workplace as a former Adjunct Assistant Professor at New York University’s Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service. Julie holds her MA in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from New York University and received her BA in Psychology and English from Ohio University, where she graduated with top honors.