Allyship and Advocacy

Making change at work requires allyship (actively supporting people from marginalized groups) and advocacy (proactively taking action and building relationships within and across groups to drive positive, structural change on a systemic issue). Explore our tools to learn how you can use your power, privilege, skills and/or resources as an ally and advocate.



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Statement on US Supreme Court Decision Overturning Roe v. Wade

Access to reproductive healthcare is critical for people’s ability to thrive in the workplace.

Forging the Path to True Workplace Inclusion for LGBTQ+ Employees (Webinar Recording)

Speakers will share their lived experiences, teach best practices from their organization, and discuss actionable steps for LGBTQ+ progress.

Prioritizing Asian/Pacific Island Communities’ Experiences in the Workplace (Webinar Recording)

Organizational leaders examine where we are now with regard to Asian and Pacific Islander women’s workplace experiences.

Women of Color

Prioritizing Asian/Pacific Island Communities' Experiences

In recognition of Asian Heritage Month (Canada) and AANHPI Heritage Month (US), leaders will examine API women’s experiences.

Allyship and Advocacy

Allyship and Advocacy Questions Answered (Blog Post)

Catalyst experts give you all the information you need to become a better ally and advocate for others.

Accelerating Inclusive Leadership

Catalyst's Accelerating Inclusive Leadership series of research dives into the elements of inclusive leadership at work.

Inclusive Leadership

Allyship and Curiosity Drive Inclusion for People of Color at Work (Report)

Catalyst research shows that allyship and curiosity help create a more inclusive, welcoming workplace for people of color.


Organizations Can Build Gender Equity Advocates (Infographic)

Organizations must work to create an environment that empowers all employees to be advocates. The Catalyst advocacy continuum shows how.


Individuals Can Become Gender Equity Advocates (Infographic)

Anyone can be an advocate for gender equity. Advocacy involves humble listening, learning from one another, reflecting, and exerting effort.

Inclusive Leadership

Leading Outward: Flip the Script (Infographic)

Choose your words thoughtfully to build an inclusive work culture where people are valued and connected. Change starts with you.


I Am An Ally (Infographic)

Get ideas for how to be an outspoken ally for LGBTQI+ members of your workplace and community.

Inclusive Leadership

Lead Outward and Lead Inward to Build an Inclusive Workplace (Infographic)

There are six core behaviors of inclusive leaders that drive results and create psychological safety for employees.

Inclusive Leadership

Getting Real About Inclusive Leadership (Report)

Catalyst research demonstrates the role managers play in creating inclusive workplaces and highlights the elements of inclusive leadership.


5 Ways to Create a Gender-Inclusive Workplace (Infographic)

Becoming an ally and an advocate for gender inclusion is simpler than you might think. Follow these steps.

Unconscious Bias

Disabilities: Flip the Script (Infographic)

Rather than focus on a person's abilities, focus on creating connections and engaging with that person.

Unconscious Bias

Les Personnes Handicapées en Milieu de Travail (Infographique)


Sexual Orientation in the Workplace: Flip the Script (Infographic)

Stop using these common words and focus on performance and outcomes instead.

Inclusive Leadership



Inclusive Leadership

Soyez inclusif tous les jours (Infographique)

Commencez par ces actions simples, pratiques et volontaires que les leaders, les organisations et les équipes peuvent prendre dès aujourd'hui.