Catalyst Awards Dinner


An Amazing Celebration!

Catalyst’s annual Awards Dinner will take place at the New York Hilton Midtown on Thursday, March 14, 2019. If you wish to reserve a table (partially tax-deductible as Catalyst is a registered 501c3), please complete the Table Purchase Form

For more than 30 years, the Catalyst Award has annually celebrated exceptional efforts that help advance women in business. We award these initiatives at our signature fundraiser in front of a sold-out crowd of over 1,500 executives at one of the most prestigious and broadly attended events in the business community. The Catalyst Awards Dinner has also been hosted by some of the most influential business leaders in the world. This year's Dinner will be chaired by Michael K. Wirth, Chairman & CEO, Chevron Corporation.  

Previous Dinner Chairs have included:  

  • 2018: Arnold W. Donald, President & Chief Executive Officer, Carnival Corporation & plc 

  • 2017: David S. Taylor, Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer, The Procter and Gamble Company            

  • 2016: John Veihmeyer, Global Chairman, KPMG International

  • 2015: Ellen Kullman, Chair of the Board & Chief Executive Officer, DuPont

  • 2014: Co-Chaired by Ilene H. Lang, who stepped down after 10 years as President & Chief Executive Officer, Catalyst, and Peter Voser, Retired Chief Executive Officer, Royal Dutch Shell plc and Chair, Catalyst Board of Directors

  • 2013: Denise Morrison, President & CEO, Campbell Soup Company

  • 2012: James S. Turley, Chairman & CEO, Ernst & Young

  • 2011: Ursula M. Burns, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Xerox Corporation

  • 2010: Jim Skinner, Chief Executive Officer of McDonald's Corporation

Catalyst Awards Dinner Retrospectives