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.







When Women Win, Do Men Lose?

April 10, 2024

People of all genders benefit from gender equity, as the Catalyst MARC initiative demonstrates.

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.


6 Surprising Takeaways From the MARC Summit (Blog Post)

December 7, 2020

Catalyst’s first Men Advocating Real Change conference provided some stunning lessons—even for the organizer.


Time to Redefine at the MARC Summit (Blog Post)

October 20, 2020

The MARC Summit, on December 3-4, is a virtual Catalyst experience that will jumpstart your journey to redefine masculinity.


What Makes It Hard to Interrupt Sexism at Work? (Blog Post)

July 2, 2020

New Catalyst research includes candid stories of men frustrated about their workplace climate.


Chevron’s Chief Diversity Officer: ‘The Majority Has the Power to Uncork the Pace of Change’ (Blog Post)

June 16, 2020

“Don’t underestimate the power of empathy,” says Lee Jourdan, Chevron’s Chief Diversity Officer.


Why Don’t Men Challenge Workplace Sexism? (Blog Post)

June 10, 2020

Catalyst's Negin Sattari discusses new research on what impacts men’s decisions to interrupt sexism at work—and how that plays out in a pandemic.


What Does Gender Partnership Look Like in Covid-19? (Video Blog Post)

April 28, 2020
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How Men Can Show Up as Gender Partners During Covid-19 (Blog Post)

April 21, 2020

Forget old roles. Here are four ways men can be partners in gender equity.


Reexamining Gender Partnership at Work During Covid-19 (Blog Post)

April 20, 2020

Now is the time to make meaningful change. Catalyst’s Alix Pollack and Ludo Gabriele explain.

Two African-American businessmen embrace.

5 Ways Every Man Can Challenge the Toxic Culture of Masculinity (Blog Post)

February 5, 2020

Masculinity isn't toxic. The culture around masculinity is. Challenge these cultural constrictions and model what masculinity can be.

From Left to right: Moderator: Lydia Dishman, Fast Company | Archie Deskus, SVP and CIO, HPE | Anne Jean-Baptiste - Head of Product Inclusion, Research & Activation, Google | Caryn Drange, Director Product and Technology, Grubhub | Janeen Uzell - COO, Wikimedia Foundation

4 Things I Learned About Engaging Men and Gender Equity (Blog Post)

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.

Five Podcasts for Men Who Want to be Gender Equity Champions

Podcasts for Men Who Want to Be Gender Equity Champions (Blog Post)

August 14, 2019

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

Dads with strollers

10 Reasons Every Company Should Offer Paid Paternity Leave (Blog Post)

June 12, 2019

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

Andrew Turnbull

Build Teams on Cultural Contribution, Not Cultural Fit (Blog Post)

May 3, 2019

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


2018’s Top Gender Equity Resources for Men (Blog Post)

January 2, 2019

The Year's Topics, Trends, and Tips


Ten Things This Father of 3 Is Never Taking for Granted Again (Blog Post)

December 18, 2018

As 2018 comes to a close, so too does my primary caregiver leave, a newly-extended benefit at my company that has given me the chance to think about what I may have previously taken for granted.


Men (and Women) Are Biased Against Women (Blog Post)

December 13, 2018

It’s Hard to Admit


Women’s Conference? Bring A Buddy (Blog Post)

November 20, 2018

Catalyst's Risa Pappas talks about the importance of inviting men to women's conferences.


Privilege Checklist for Men: #Metoo and Personal Safety (Blog Post)

October 17, 2018

How many of these "personal safety" precautions do you take in your every day life? What about the women in your life?