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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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Employee Resource Groups

4 Critical Lessons for Your Employee Resource Group (ERG) (Blog Post)

December 8, 2022

Catalyst’s virtual event series for ERG leaders, EnERGize Your Workforce, revealed some surprising insights.

Empathy

How the 2022 Iran Uprising Affects Your Employees — And How You Can Support Them (Blog Post)

December 5, 2022

Two Catalyst staff members of Iranian descent call on leaders to support employees during this unique moment.

Catalyst Honours

Be Authentic 100% of the Time: 5 Lessons from Catalyst Honours (Blog Post)

November 17, 2022

Conference & Dinner honoured five inspiring Champions for women at work.

Catalyst CEO Receives First Women’s Leadership Champion Award

October 21, 2022

Watch the fireside chat featuring Catalyst President & CEO Lorraine Hariton at the Women in Leadership Summit.

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.