September 2015

Catalyst Around the Globe
This month Catalyst is excited to unveil work from around the globe, with a host of knowledge products and events from Australia, India, Japan, and Europe. Plus we’re offering early access to the Catalyst Awards Dinner in New York City, so read on for the full scoop.

India Inc.: From Intention to Impact

In the face of a shortage of employment-ready talent, India’s business leaders are increasingly identifying women as the critical untapped economic engine. But the bridge from diversity-focused programs and policies to inclusive impact remains uncertain. Is imperfect execution to blame? In our newest report, India Inc.: From Intention to Impact, the current representation of women and men in corporate India reveals a disconnect between organizations’ current strategies and intentions, and women’s inclusion in India Inc. Learn from the data and find out how your organization can take steps to sustain commitment and impact. Look for it on our website on September 9!

D&I Logues: Conversations for Organizational Change

Experiences are important. And dialogues can help us get to the root of any situation. Catalyst India WRC is hosting an innovative event focused on Diversity and Inclusion and the conversations necessary to get us to inclusive work environments. This full-day event will include engaging presentations and working sessions on gender inclusion, the importance of Diversity and Inclusion councils, organizational practices, and more. In addition, there will be experiential learning featuring findings from our groundbreaking report, India Inc.: From Intention to ImpactRegister today.
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What’s the Secret to Inclusion in Australian Workplaces?

Our new report reveals the secret to unlocking employee potential and innovation. The key? Making employees feel safe enough to bring their authentic selves to work, propose novel solutions, take on stretch assignments, and speak up about problems and tough issues. Based on a survey of over 250 Australian professionals, the report builds on our previous research on inclusive leadership. Download the report, check out the Infographic and learn four ways to boost team innovation in our blog.

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Get Early-Bird Pricing for the Catalyst Awards Dinner

Get ‘em while they’re hot! We’re pleased to announce the Early-Bird pricing for the Catalyst Awards Dinner, to be held on Wednesday, March 16, 2016. The Early-Bird pricing gives Catalyst member companies an exclusive head start in securing dinner tables with special perks for each table selection and more. This opportunity ends September 30, so download the pledge form now!
Be a Part of Catalyst Canada Honours

Time is running out to secure your ticket to the Catalyst Canada Honours Conference and Dinner and pay tribute to our 2015 Champions. These exceptional corporate leaders have made transformational contributions to advancing women in their organizations, industries, and communities by championing inclusive workplaces. Don’t miss your chance to join them on November 10 in Toronto.

Check Out a Host of Events for Catalyst Members in Japan

Is your company a member in Japan? Please help us welcome Tsukiko Tsukahara, our new Vice President, Catalyst Japan, and join the Catalyst member community to access exceptional events in Tokyo such as:

We are also proud to congratulate Deborah Gillis, President & CEO, Catalyst, on being touted as one of the “Notable women leaders across the world” at Japan’s “World Assembly for Women” conference. Watch the video.

Inclusive Leadership Training: Maximizing Work-Life for Your Success

Do you ever struggle to manage your work and the rest of your life? You are not alone. Catalyst’s online edX course is designed for those leading teams as well as for individuals who want to manage their own careers with flexible options. Join Catalyst experts to explore this topic and the importance of inclusive leadership in creating flexible—and productive—work environments. Sign up today and take the class right from your desk! Check out the video for more info.
Ask Deborah: What Does “Feminist Leadership” Look Like?

In this month’s question, Deborah shares her thoughts on how the principles of “feminist leadership” can be embodied equally by women and men. As for what this kind of leadership looks like in practice, she emphasizes the four behaviors our research links to inclusion: Empowerment, Accountability, Courage, and Humility. Read more…
Upcoming Events
September 9
D&I Logues: Conversations for Organizational Change
September 10
Catalyst Connects
September 15
Show Me the Results: Measuring ERG Success and Engagement
September 16
A Walk Through the Catalyst Website
Canada Webinar
September 22
The Evolution of Diversity & Inclusion: Live Q&A With Royal DSM and Daimler AG
September 24
Maximizing Mentoring and Securing Sponsorship
US Webinar
September 24
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September 29
Engaging Men in Gender Diversity: Catalyst Roundtable Discussion
September 29
Revealing the Real Millennials: Career Expectations
September 29
Catalyst Connects
September 30
Engaging Men in Gender Initiatives
October 2
Roundtable Discussion: Interrupting Unconscious Bias
See more events
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Catalyst Canada
Catalyst Europe
Catalyst India WRC
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