March 2015

Women: A True Workforce Reflection
On International Women's Day, we celebrate the achievements of women past, present, and future, and work to create a world where girls have the same educational opportunities as boys, and women have the same economic and employment opportunities as men. We can help create that world simply by opening more doors to women, celebrating their many achievements, and finding solutions that will bring us even closer to parity and greater economic equity worldwide.
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In this issue of C-News, you’ll find a series of International Women’s Day webinars; registration is now open for the Catalyst Awards Conference; we highlight the inclusive practices of our 2015 Catalyst Award Winners, Chevron and Procter & Gamble; and celebrate the Fan Favorite winner of our #DisruptTheDefault Video Contest. Did we mention the Pay Gap? Thanks to Oscar-winner Patricia Arquette for keeping this issue in the forefront.

Register Now for the 2015 Catalyst Awards Conference
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Join keynote speaker Mary T. Barra, Chief Executive Officer, General Motors Company, and hundreds of professionals as we shine the spotlight on winning initiatives by Chevron and Procter & Gamble, as well as discuss inclusion, Millennials, and the role of men in gender equity. And don’t miss Anne Fulenwider, the Editor-in-Chief of Marie Claire magazine for the closing session. Register now.

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Book Your Table for the 2015 Catalyst Awards Dinner
Join Catalyst and 1,600 guests, including CEOs and other leading executives from top corporations and professional firms, on Thursday, March 26, 2015, as we gather in New York City for our annual gala event. We’ll pay tribute to Catalyst Award-winning initiatives from Chevron and Procter & Gamble and celebrate with our Dinner Chair, Ellen Kullman, Chair of the Board & Chief Executive Officer, DuPont. There are only three tables left on the Grand Ballroom floor. Please contact [email protected] to secure one of our last spots.
Ask Deborah
Our President & Chief Executive Officer, Deborah Gillis, is the fourth President in Catalyst’s 52-year history. In this month’s Ask Deborah, in preparation for International Women’s Day, we posed a reader’s question about the biggest challenges facing women and girls around the world today. Read her response.

International Women’s Day Quiz
From Malala Yousafzai to Emma Watson to Beyonce, it’s undeniable that women are making bold moves to change the world! In honor of International Women’s Day, we’re celebrating the achievements of women who took action to #DisruptTheDefault. We were paying attention in 2014; were you? Take our quiz (head over to Catalyzing on March 5) to learn about some of the year’s most impactful feminist moments and see how you fare.

Watch the #DisruptTheDefault Video Contest Fan Favorite Video
Hundreds voted and shared our amazing entries for the Fan Favorite of the #DisruptTheDefault Video Contest. We’re excited to announce that Jessica Wynder, creator of "Shatter the Barriers,” is our winner. Watch her winning video now.
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Upcoming Events
March 4
Real Solutions Consulting Workshop: Developing a Diversity & Inclusion Strategy for Sustainable Cultural Change
March 4
International Women’s Day
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International Women’s Day
March 5
Real Solutions Consulting Workshop: Developing a Diversity & Inclusion Strategy for Sustainable Cultural Change
March 5
International Women’s Day
March 6
Real Solutions Consulting Workshop: Developing a Diversity & Inclusion Strategy for Sustainable Cultural Change
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March 11
Men Who Get It: Agents for Eliminating Gender Bias
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March 18
A Walk Through the Catalyst Website
March 23
Catalyst Connects
March 31
Catalyst Canada Roundtable: Driving Inclusion Through ERGs
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