Blog

Catalyst's blog reflects the wide range of opinions, ideas, and experiences of Catalyst employees as well as industry leaders, experts, and academics committed to changing workplaces and lives around the world.

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Engaging Men

Healthy Masculinity and Other Takeaways From Real Change with MARC (Blog Post)

September 23, 2022

Critical topics like benevolent sexism, cancel culture, and male privilege were discussed at this three-day global and regional event.

Organizational Culture Change

Opening the Archives: 60 Years of Catalyst History

July 27, 2022

Catalyst CEO and President Lorraine Hariton on how the organization's archives show the evolution of women at work.

Reproductive Healthcare and Equity for Women in the Workplace

May 16, 2022

A message from Catalyst.

pay gap

4 Ways Employers Can Support Mothers in the Workplace

May 10, 2022

Catalyst resources on how to close the pay gap, provide flexible work, and more.

Empathy

Resources for Talking Across Differences

May 9, 2022

Learn how to encourage different perspectives, and help your colleagues feel heard and valued.

Inclusive Leadership

DEI Is a Global Challenge—But Solutions Are Local

April 21, 2022

DEI solutions are as diverse as the organizations that deploy them. Catalyst’s CEO explores ways to begin.

Future of Work

Highlights from the Sold-Out Catalyst Awards

March 24, 2022

Catalyst gathered leaders in person and virtually from around the globe to reimagine the workplace at our sold-out event.

Sponsorship and Mentoring

Dear Senior Leaders, You Need to Sponsor More Women (Blog Post)

January 14, 2022

Catalyst COO Stacey Bain shares how to up your sponsorship game.

Organizational Culture Change

Five Takeaways from Real Talk by Catalyst (Blog Post)

December 16, 2021

Over three days, business leaders, change-makers, and scholars offered candid reflections on navigating inclusive workplace culture change.

Future of Work

“Accept Discomfort, and Make Change”: Catalyst Honours 2021 (Blog Post)

November 5, 2021

Catalyst Honours gathered virtually nearly 1,000 leaders to share lessons learned and to look ahead towards a more equitable future.

Allyship and Advocacy

Allyship and Advocacy Questions Answered (Blog Post)

October 14, 2021

Catalyst experts give you all the information you need to become a better ally and advocate for others.

Race, Ethnicity, and Culture

My Journey as an Afro-Latina During Covid (Blog Post)

October 5, 2021

Covid, racism, and burnout made me want a change. Here’s what I learned remote working in Costa Rica.

Race, Ethnicity, and Culture

How the Pandemic Affects Us: Voces Latinas (Blog Post)

September 14, 2021

Honoring Hispanic Heritage Month, staffers Corin Ramos, a Chicana, and Tahiana Abad, a Dominicana, share their personal stories.

Covid-19

5 Challenges Women Face in the New, Uncertain Workplace—and What Leaders Can Do to Help (Blog Post)

August 25, 2021

The pandemic is rolling back much of women’s progress in the workplace. Here’s what leaders must do to build a more equitable future.

Board Diversity

How to Get More Women of Color into the Boardroom (Blog Post)

July 21, 2021

Catalyst's Meesha Rosa speaks about board readiness, sponsorship, and the ongoing work of the Catalyst Women On Board™ initiative.

LGBTQ+

Dow CEO: Coming Out Made Me a More Inclusive Leader (Blog Post)

June 1, 2021

No one should be afraid to bring their whole self to work, says Dow Chairman & CEO Jim Fitterling.

Race, Ethnicity, and Culture

After George Floyd: Addressing Racism at Work (Blog Post)

May 19, 2021

Like many organizations, Catalyst redoubled its commitment to antiracism. This is the story of our Expanding Dialogues initiative.

Organizational Culture Change

Don’t “Fake It Till You Make It" in the Workplace (Blog Post)

May 10, 2021

Employees' mental health, wellbeing, and ability to be their true, authentic selves all impact their engagement at work.

Covid-19

5 Positive Lessons from Parents During Covid-19 (Blog Post)

May 6, 2021

Five mothers at Catalyst talk about lessons learned about family and parenting during the pandemic.

Organizational Culture Change

5 Must-Read Books on Workplace DEI (Blog Post)

May 3, 2021

Catalyst's Kim Doyle recommends books on diversity, equity, and inclusion for people in various stages of their DEI journey.