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.






Catalyst Honours

Transforming Organizations Through DEI: Highlights and Strategies (Blog Post)

December 6, 2023

Discover the leadership lessons revealed at 2023 Catalyst Honours.

Allyship and Advocacy

How to Be an Ally at Work to Survivors of Domestic Violence (Blog Post)

October 2, 2023

Catalyst's SJ Coronado shares how you can be an ally at work and everywhere to survivors of domestic violence.

Race, Ethnicity, and Culture

Does the US Supreme Court Decision on Affirmative Action Affect Your Company’s Diversity Initiatives?

June 29, 2023

NYU legal experts Kenji Yoshino and David Glasgow answer our questions about the potential effects of this decision on workplaces.

Working Parents

11 Ways to Keep Little and Big Kids Engaged When School Is Out, But You Still Need to Work (Blog Post)

June 27, 2023

Hot tips from the Catalyst community on how to keep your cool during this challenging time.

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Employee Resource Groups

“ERGs Are the Heartbeat of Organizations”: 10 Takeaways From enERGize by Catalyst (Blog Post)

June 22, 2023

Intersectionality and allyship were crucial themes throughout the half-day ERG community event.

Race, Ethnicity, and Culture

The Upcoming US Supreme Court Ruling on Affirmative Action: What Companies Need to Know

June 2, 2023

Learn about the potential repercussions of the US Supreme Court ruling and how your organization can prepare.

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Working Parents

Beyond the Binary for Mother’s and Father’s Day (Blog Post)

May 10, 2023

Many workplaces still lack the culture and infrastructure to assist and accommodate the parents and caregivers in their employ.

Organizational Culture Change

Catalyst and Corporate Leaders Make the Case for Frontline Employees (Blog Post)

April 27, 2023

Catalyst is broadening our focus to include women in frontline roles with our new initiative.

Catalyst Award Winner

Time for Systemic Workplace Change: 9 Highlights From the 2023 Catalyst Awards (Blog Post)

April 13, 2023

The 36th annual conference and awards ceremony focused on systemic change and previewed Catalyst’s new Frontline Employees Initiative.

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.


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.

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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.

Catalyst President and CEO Lorraine Hariton speaking at the Hagley Museum celebration of Catalyst's 60th anniversary.
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.

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.

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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.