Catalyst solutions are innovative initiatives, workshops, services, events, and recognition programs that are proven to work. We’ve been doing this work for over 50 years, so we know what works and why. No matter what your D&I goals are, we can partner with you to find the solution that will help you achieve a culture of equity and inclusion. Contact us today to learn more.





Stepping up for Equity in Sports: A Catalyst Awards Live Session

Former NBA player Jose Calderón speaks about gender equity and partnership at the 2023 Catalyst Awards.

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Allyship and Advocacy

From Ally to Advocate: Knowledge Burst

Learn how to be an ally to an individual and an advocate to a group to the benefit of all.

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Employee Resource Groups

ERG Discussion Guides

The Catalyst Discussion Guides are tools organizations can leverage to facilitate open dialogues on various diversity, equity, and inclusion topics.

Frontline Employees Initiative

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

Board Diversity

2022 Catalyst Accord Report

Catalyst Accord signatories see measurable success at their organizations, outperforming their peers in women's representation in corporate Canada.

Strengthen Your Empathy Skills Workshop

Understand the business case for empathy in this two-hour virtual instructor led training and be empowered with specific empathy strategies you can apply immediately, Connect across disruption by demonstrating empathy in the workplace and receive personalized feedback on your empathy skills.

Inclusive Communication Workshop

Demonstrate authentic communication across differences and develop tools to interrupt bias or discrimination through inclusive expression.

Unconscious Bias to Inclusive Leadership Workshop

Understand unconscious bias and its impact and become aware of and begin to address internal, interpersonal, and organizational biases.

Allyship Workshop

Define allyship and key related terms and identify opportunities and specific actions to turn the word ally into a verb. Reflect on and share personal experiences of allyship in action or situations when allyship was needed and not present.

Intersectionality Workshop

Providing the Leadership Skills You Need to Succeed in Uncertain Times In today’s economic climate, senior leaders are focused on…

Inclusive Communications

Microaggressions Workshop

Define microaggression and key related terms and probe pain points that prevent us from talking about and addressing microaggressions.

Future of Work

Managing Diverse Teams Inclusively Workshop

Understand what limits trust and psychological safety on a team and reflect on your identity and its influence on experiences at work and acquire strategies and tools for building trust, psychological safety, and greater inclusion within your team.

Becoming an Inclusive Leader Workshop

Develop awareness of unconscious biases and their impact in the workplace and Identify strategies to become a more inclusive leader.


Demonstrate Empathy at Work Workshop

Understand the business case for empathy in this two-hour virtual instructor led training and be empowered with specific empathy strategies you can apply immediately.

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DEI 101

Why DEI Matters: Knowledge Burst

Learn the benefits of DEI and start to build competencies to better manage diverse teams and grow your leadership skills.

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Race, Ethnicity, and Culture

Race, Racism, and Canada: Knowledge Burst

Start your journey of learning about race and racism in Canada, and gain a foundation of knowledge to build on.

Organizational Culture Change

Amplify Your DEI Strategy With a Knowledge Burst

Learn about Knowledge Bursts, a powerful DEI e-learning tool exclusively focused on people managers, in this short overview.

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Sponsorship and Mentoring

Leading With a Sponsorship Mindset: Knowledge Burst

Sponsorship not only accelerates women’s careers; it increases your skillset as an inclusive leader. Learn actions you can take today.

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Future of Work

Leading With Empathy: Knowledge Burst

Learn about the importance of empathy as a future-of-work skill and put it into practice on your team.