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Engaging Men

I Went to a Conference on Engaging Men. Here Are Four Things I Learned.

November 20, 2019

Catalyst's Ludo Gabriele spent a day listening to men discuss gender equity and gained some insights about the nature of allyship.

Future of Work

Highlights From the 2019 Catalyst Canada Honours — In Photos

November 11, 2019

See what you missed from the 2019 Catalyst Canada Honours Conference and Dinner in Toronto with these great event images.


This Teen Tech Pioneer Has Advice About Making the Future Equitable

October 25, 2019

This year, Catalyst Canada Honours features a keynote by the 16-year-old founder of Smart Cane. Here she explains her view of the future at work.

Talent Management Practices

Why Dell Is Making Neurodiverse Hiring A Priority

October 16, 2019

Dell's new Autism Hiring Program is enabling the company to fill critical roles—and bringing neurodiversity to the workplace.

Advancing Your Own Career

5 Must-Read Books for Women Leaders

September 25, 2019

Here are my picks for books that help women become more authentic, effective leaders.


Deconstructing the Gender Binary at Work: An Expert Explains

September 18, 2019

Gender identity and expression is complex. Here, a trainer for Catalyst outlines what every employer, and employee, needs to understand.

Culture Change

This Ancient Practice Helps Resolve Workplace Conflicts

August 21, 2019

NYC Fire Department's Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer explains how an ancient practice can dispel conflicts and build community.

Engaging Men

Five Podcasts for Men Who Want to be Gender Equity Champions

August 14, 2019

From discussions about evolving ideas of masculinity to advice for navigating work-life issues, these podcasts offer takeaways for men.


Diversity Fatigue in the Workplace: How to Get Unstuck

August 7, 2019

A lack of corporate goals, resources, or a compelling strategy may be making your employees cynical about diversity initiatives.

Gender, Race, and Ethnicity

Four Ways to Create a Truly Empowering Workplace

August 1, 2019

A manager―or any person―can’t empower another person. But here's what they can do instead.

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?

Gender Pay Gap

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 so you recruit and hire more black women and other women of color.

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).


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

June 12, 2019

Not only do men want the option, but workplaces and organizations can benefit from giving it.


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.


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 employee resource groups (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.