Frontline Employees Initiative

Catalyst is broadening our focus to include women in frontline roles. This archive is a collection of Catalyst’s resources pertaining to this Frontline Employees Initiative—part of the 2023 campaign, Accelerating Equity on All Fronts.



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Frontline Employee Initiative

Retaining Frontline Retail Talent: Focus on Caregivers, People from Marginalized Racial and Ethnic Groups, and Gen Z

As retailers enter the holiday crush, employees become even more vital to being able to deliver a positive customer experience…

Frontline Employees Initiative Communications Toolkit for Supporters

Frontline Employees Initiative

Executive Tool: Window to the Front Line

Ready to get started on your journey to healthier, happier frontline workers? Punch in and let’s go!

Frontline Employees Initiative

Manager Tool: Moments That Matter

Empower frontline supervisors to build rewarding environments for women with 24 scenario-based learning cards and a collection of video and audio micro-learnings.

Frontline Employees Initiative

Women on the Front Line: Enabling Them to Thrive, Stay, and Perform (Report)

Women working frontline roles in retail, hospitality, and manufacturing need workplaces that respect their health, well-being, and talent.

Webinar: Women on the Front Line: Enabling Them to Thrive, Stay, and Perform

During this webinar, Catalyst will unveil its cutting-edge research, produced with Accenture, and actionable companion toolkits for frontline executives and managers that will help solve the challenges many organizations face for women in frontline roles.

Frontline Employees Initiative

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

The Catalyst Awards conference focused on systemic change and previewed Catalyst’s new Frontline Employees Initiative.

Catalyst Conversations EMEA: Accelerating Equity on All Fronts: Inclusion in STEM and Manufacturing

During this highly interactive small in-person session we will give attendees the opportunity to share their organization’s experiences, insight, and practices, as well as consider how Catalyst can best support your DEI efforts.

Frontline Employees Initiative

Enable Frontline Women at Your Company to Thrive, Stay, and Perform 

Catalyst is meeting the moment and broadening our focus to include women in frontline roles, so all women thrive.

Gender Pay Gap

Getting Started With Pay Equity (Practices)

These organizations focused on closing the gender pay gap by learning more about their employees and analyzing the data.

Engaging Men

When Managers Are Open, Men Feel Heard and Interrupt Sexism (Report)

Managers are uniquely positioned to make men feel their voices are welcome and to contribute to a culture of openness.

Race, Ethnicity, and Culture

Indigenous Peoples in the United States: Ask Catalyst Express

These resources offer information about Indigenous Peoples in the United States in the workplace and beyond.


MARC Managers

This interactive virtual workshop enables managers and mid-level employees to reflect on their contribution to advancing equity and inclusion.

Implicit Bias

Disabilities: Flip the Script (Infographic)

Rather than focus on a person's abilities, focus on creating connections and engaging with that person.