Catalyst Honours

Since 2010, Catalyst has annually celebrated individuals who advance women and advocate for inclusive workplaces in Canadian business. Nominees are evaluated in a rigorous process.



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Catalyst Honours Conference & Dinner 2024

Join Catalyst to learn how visionary business leaders in Canada are advancing progress for women in the workplace and gain actionable insights for your organization.

Inclusive Leadership

Systemic Change Happens When People Committed to DEI Make Waves

For Women's History Month, Zabeen Hirji, Executive Advisor, Future of Work, Deloitte Canada, shares how to change workplace cultures.

Sponsorship and Mentoring

Mentorship and Sponsorship Are Keys to Unlocking the Next Generation of Talent

Catalyst Honours speakers share how companies can achieve true equity and inclusion through mentorship and sponsorship programs.


Move Beyond Performative Allyship for Your 2SLGBTQ+ Employees (Blog Post)

In a 2023 Catalyst Honours session, panelists discussed how to drive real change for their 2SLGBTQ+ employees.

Inclusive Leadership

7 Inspiring Quotes from DEI Champions (Blog Post)

Learn from seven leaders who have made transformative impact on diversity, equity, and inclusion in their organizations.

Artificial Intelligence

What Is ‘Responsible AI’? Panelists Weigh in (Blog Post)

Panelists at the 2023 Catalyst Honours session on AI bias give an overview of the issues and share their solutions

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5 Lessons from C-Suite Diversity Champions

C-suite leaders share 5 ways to accelerate change and prevent DEI fatigue.

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Transforming Organizations Through DEI: Highlights and Strategies (Blog Post)

Discover the leadership lessons revealed at 2023 Catalyst Honours.

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2023 Catalyst Honours Champions Announced (Media Release)

Catalyst will recognize its new Champions at the 2023 Catalyst Honours Conference & Dinner on 15 November.

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Be Authentic 100% of the Time: 5 Lessons from Catalyst Honours (Blog Post)

Conference & Dinner honoured five inspiring Champions for women at work.

Roundtable: How to Nominate a Leader for the 2023 Catalyst Honours

Catalyst Honours is a coveted award which represents the gold standard for inclusive leadership across corporate Canada. Since 2010, Catalyst…

Inclusive Leadership

Four Canadian Business Leaders Named 2022 Catalyst Honours Champions

The four Catalyst Honours Champions, role models for inclusive leadership, will be recognized in November.

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2022 Catalyst Honours

Catalyst Honours recognizes exceptional role models who are accelerating progress for women in the workplace.

Inclusive Leadership

Six Exemplary Canadian Business Leaders Named Catalyst Honours Champions (Media Release)

Six Canadian business leaders named Catalyst Honours Champions, role models for inclusive leadership, will be recognized in October.

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Catalyst Honours Champions

View all winners of the Catalyst Honours since its beginnings in 2010.

Catalyst Honours 2021 sponsors

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Progress Didn’t Pause: Highlights From Catalyst Honours 2020 (Blog Post)

Our fully virtual conference—in which we recognized exceptional role models for women’s advancement—was sold out, with 2,000 registrants.

Six leaders en affaires désigné·e·s champions et championnes des Prix honorifiques 2020 de Catalyst : des modèles pour la promotion des femmes et de l’inclusion en milieu de travail (Communiqué de presse)

Les lauréat·e·s seront récompensé·e·s lors des « Prix honorifiques 2020 de Catalyst », une conférence virtuelle dynamique de trois jours qui se tiendra en octobre.

Six Corporate Leaders Named Catalyst Honours Champions for 2020 (Media Release)

Honourees to be recognized at Catalyst Honours 2020, a dynamic virtual conference on October 6-8, because progress won’t pause.

Future of Work

Highlights From the 2019 Catalyst Canada Honours – In Photos (Blog Post)

See what you missed from the 2019 Catalyst Canada Honours Conference and Dinner in Toronto with these great event images.