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Future of Work

Five Tips for Future-Proofing Your Workplace

July 18, 2019

What are you doing to make sure your organization will be successful in the future?

Pay Equity

Why the Chants of Equal Pay at the Women’s World Cup Matter

July 10, 2019

The USWNT are stars who produce results—and revenue—for their employers. So why aren’t they compensated fairly?

Talent Management Practices

7 Things You Can Do to Recruit Women of Color

June 27, 2019

Bias is baked into many organizations' hiring practices. Here's how to change that.

Employee Resource Groups

The Power and Purpose of Employee Resource Groups

June 19, 2019

Some key takeaways from Catalyst's ERLI conference series on employee resource groups (ERGS).

MARC

10 Reasons Every Company Should Offer Paid Paternity Leave (And Every Father Should Take It)

June 12, 2019

Here are 10 research-based reasons why paid paternity leave benefits fathers, families, and employers.

STEM

How I Learned to Excel in a Male-Dominated Workplace

June 6, 2019

Sodexo's Melinda Gorgenyi details her rise to the top in the field of facilities management.

Inclusion

12 Diversity & Inclusion Terms You Need to Know

May 30, 2019

Share this glossary with your colleagues, teams, and leaders so that you’re all speaking the same inclusive language.  

Employee Resource Groups

What’s Next for Employee Resource Groups

May 22, 2019

Bank of America's Wil Lewis shares his view of employee networks and ERGs in shaping Bank of America’s culture.  

Culture Change

More Women in Leadership: How, Why, and When

May 20, 2019
Advancing Your Own Career

5 Inspiring Podcasts for Women Leaders

May 16, 2019

Check out these stand-out podcasts hosted by women, including women of color, and featuring inspiring women leaders as guests.

Advancing Your Own Career

7 Crucial Career Lessons From Mothers

May 10, 2019

Catalyst staff share lessons learned from mothers and grandmothers that they've taken to heart.

Inclusion

Learn How to Run Inclusive Meetings in 10 Minutes

May 6, 2019

Try out our new Catalyst Knowledge Bursts with this preview on running more inclusive meetings.

MARC

Build Teams on Cultural Contribution, Not Cultural Fit

May 3, 2019

Strategies for building awareness, participating effectively, and accelerating progress on gender balance.

Pay Equity

A Woman on the Partner Track: What I Learned About Bias, Gender, and the Need for Change

April 24, 2019

The roots of gender inequality in the workplace are deep, outdated, and often hidden or unconscious.  Let's challenge them.

Culture Change

Inspiring CEO Speeches About Diversity at the 2019 Catalyst Awards Dinner

April 15, 2019

Change is possible and necessary—not only for women but for the companies that want to succeed in the [email protected]

Pay Equity

Employers: Fix the Pay Gap, or You’ll Be Left Behind

April 1, 2019

There is broad consensus that women should be paid equally. Employers need to back that up to eradicate the gap.

Future of Work

Inside the 2019 Catalyst Awards: Highlights From the Day

March 26, 2019
Unconscious Bias

Artificial Intelligence: The New Frontier for Confronting Gender Bias

March 13, 2019

These tech startups are using AI to try to make gender bias in the workplace a thing of the past.

Unconscious Bias

IWD 2019: What “Balance for Better” Means to Me

March 9, 2019

Catalyst CEO Lorraine Hariton reflects on the power of words to change the balance.

Gender, Race, and Ethnicity

Silence Breaker: My Path to Speaking Out as a Woman of Colour

February 28, 2019

Concluding Black History Month, Catalyst's Alicia Sullivan on how she went from studying by oil lamp to lecturing the C-suite.