Race, Ethnicity, and Culture

We all have multiple identities that affect our life experiences, how we perceive the world around us, and how we are perceived by others. Our gender, race, ethnicity, and culture intersect to shape the opportunities and challenges we face at work. Acknowledging and addressing this reality is key to creating inclusive workplaces.



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SOLD OUT: Catalyst Conversation — Workplace Cultural Intelligence: Inclusion Through Dialogue

Join Catalyst and EY Switzerland for an in-person conversation about ways we can foster a culture of inclusion in our diverse and multicultural workplaces—because the last thing we want is to shy away from genuine conversations about the very things that make us unique!


Leveraging Empathy to Build Antiracist Organizations (Report)

Leaders can use empathy to recognize how racial, ethnic, and cultural differences affect our perceptions, actions, and experiences at organizations.

Race, Ethnicity, and Culture

US Supreme Court Affirmative Action Ruling and the Future of DEI in Corporate America (Webinar)

Join Catalyst and our expert speakers on July 26 to discuss actions we can take to lead intentionally during this time.

Webinar: Prioritizing DEI Progress During Uncertain Times: Using Accountability to Drive Change

During this intimate fireside chat, we will further explore The Hartford’s award-winning initiative, and the steps implemented to use accountability to move the needle with leaders and increase representation across their organization.

Race, Ethnicity, and Culture

Does the US Supreme Court Decision on Affirmative Action Affect Your Company’s Diversity Initiatives?

NYU legal experts Kenji Yoshino and David Glasgow answer our questions about the potential effects of this decision on workplaces.

Race, Ethnicity, and Culture

Catalyst Statement on US Supreme Court Decision on Affirmative Action

Ending race-conscious affirmative action in college admissions will shrink the diverse talent pool for hiring, advancement, and leadership in workplaces.

Race, Ethnicity, and Culture

The Upcoming US Supreme Court Ruling on Affirmative Action: What Companies Need to Know

Learn about the potential repercussions of the US Supreme Court ruling and how your organization can prepare.

In-Person Executive Discussion: Challenges and Opportunities for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in the Future of Work – What do workers want from their leaders?

Join us for an engaging conversation with Catalyst President & CEO Lorraine Hariton and a senior Steelcase executive on the steps we all need to take to be an employer of choice. 


Intersectionality: Ask Catalyst Express

These resources help you learn the meaning of "intersectionality" and how to address inequities from an intersectional framework.

Webinar Recording: Empathy: What Does It Mean for Asian and Pacific Island Communities?

Watch this webinar to hear how organizations can meet the needs of this culturally diverse group with a specific lens on empathy.

Race, Ethnicity, and Culture

Research, Reading, and Resources for the Antiracist: Ask Catalyst Express

To make constructive change, we must work to counter the biases that cause us to have very different experiences.

Sponsorship and Mentoring

Allyship in the Workplace: Leadership Practices That Support Career Advancement for Black Women

Learn how leaders and managers can support Black women and create meaningful career pathways to support their advancement and leadership.

Inclusive Communications

Performative DEI Policies: Flip the Script (Infographic)

When events that impact people from marginalized groups make news, employees expect their employers to respond authentically. Learn how.

Race, Ethnicity, and Culture

Senior Leaders Must Step Up to Combat Racism (Media Release)

Catalyst research shows that half of women from marginalized racial and ethnic groups have experienced racism at work.

Race, Ethnicity, and Culture

Antiracist Leaders Must Do More (Report)

New data reveal the intersectional experiences of racism that women from marginalized racial and ethnic groups face at work.

Race, Ethnicity, and Culture

World of Voices

This series amplifies the voices of employees from marginalized racial, ethnic, and cultural groups; provides global business leaders with data-driven, intersectional insights; and helps organizations not only drive positive change but also illuminate a path forward for equity and inclusion.

Race, Ethnicity, and Culture

Career Pathways for People From Marginalized Groups (Practices)

How Uber and Ulta Beauty create equitable career opportunities for people from marginalized groups in their organizations.

Women of Color

Women of Color in the United States (Quick Take)

Women of color will be the majority of all women in the United States by 2060.


Next Gen Technologists: Innovating with Latine Women (Webinar)

For Hispanic/Latine Heritage Month, join us as we explore how Latine women are changing the tech landscape.

WEBINAR: Empathy: What Does It Mean for Asian and Pacific Island Communities?

Join this webinar to hear how organizations can meet the needs of this culturally diverse group with a specific lens on empathy.