Catalyst Awards Conference


2019 Catalyst Awards

Catalyst’s annual Awards Conference will take place at the New York Hilton Midtown on Thursday, March 14, 2019. The Early-Bird Sale is now open and gives Catalyst Supporters an exclusive head start in securing tables for the 2019 Catalyst Awards Dinner with special perks (benefits vary by table level) and discounted passes to the Catalyst Awards Conference, so make sure you reserve by October 19!

A History of Excellence and Impact

For more than 30 years, the Catalyst Award has recognized exceptional efforts that help advance women in business. Over the years, the Catalyst Awards Conference has brought together experts from around the world to share knowledge and shape the dialogue about inclusive leadership and other critical factors related to women and workplaces around the globe. The Conference has also hosted some of the most influential global business leaders as keynote speakers. Previous Conference Keynotes have included: 

  • (2018) Brian Cornell, Chairman & CEO, Target Corporation
  • (2017) Dr. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women, La June Montgomery Tabron, President and CEO, The W.K. Kellogg Foundation, and Mark A. Weinberger, Global Chairman and CEO, EY
  • (2016) Marillyn A. Hewson, Chairman, President & CEO, Lockheed Martin Corporation
  • (2015) Mary T. Barra, CEO, General Motors Company
  • (2014) Rosalind G. Brewer, President & CEO, Sam’s Club
  • (2013) Ursula Burns, Chair & CEO, Xerox Corporation
  • (2012) Denise Morrison, President & Chief Executive Officer, Campbell Soup Company, and Maggie Wilderotter, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Frontier Communications
  • (2011) Irene Rosenfeld, Chairman and CEO, Kraft Foods Inc.
  • (2010) Anne M. Mulcahy, Chairman, Xerox Corporation
  • (2009) Andrea Jung, Chairman and CEO of Avon Products, Inc.
  • (2008) Indra K. Nooyi, Chairman and CEO, PepsiCo, Inc.

Catalyst Awards Conference Retrospectives