Sponsorship and Mentoring

Sponsors are advocates in positions of authority who use their influence intentionally to help others advance, while mentors provide advice, feedback, and coaching. Both are important to advancement as employees navigate the workplace and earn opportunities for growth.

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Managing with a Sponsorship Mindset: Why Mentorship Isn’t Enough

Mentoring is essential to leadership development—but mentorship alone is not enough to help women advance. Catalyst research can support managers…

Sponsorship and Mentoring

Sponsorship and Mentoring: Ask Catalyst Express

Understand the difference between role models, coaches, mentors, and sponsors with data and resources on mentorship and sponsoring women in…

Organizational Culture Change

How Parexel Won the Catalyst Award

Representation of women in senior leadership at Parexel increased across each job band level globally between 2014 and 2021.

Organizational Culture Change

How Boston Scientific Won the Catalyst Award

Between 2017 and 2020, women in executive leadership roles at global organization Boston Scientific increased from 12.5% to 26.7%.

Sponsorship and Mentoring

Dear Senior Leaders, You Need to Sponsor More Women (Blog Post)

Catalyst COO Stacey Bain shares how to up your sponsorship game.

CANCELLED: Managing With a Sponsorship Mindset: Why Mentorship Isn’t Enough

Catalyst research can support managers in adopting a sponsorship mindset to develop and grow a thriving team.

Managing With a Sponsorship Mindset: Why Mentorship Isn’t Enough

Catalyst research can support managers in adopting a sponsorship mindset to develop and grow a thriving team.

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.

Sponsorship and Mentoring

Advancing Gender Parity Through Sponsorship (Webinar Recording)

Learn what executive sponsorship is and how you can use it to create a path forward for women at your…

Sponsorship and Mentoring

Supporting Refugee Women Through Mentorship (Webinar Recording)

Learn about the new initiative from Europe Catalyst EMEA and Tent Partnership for Refugees to mentor refugee women in Europe.

Sponsorship and Mentoring

Supporting Refugee Women Through Mentorship

Hear from Tent on how mentorship plays a crucial role in integrating refugee women to advance career development.

Sponsorship and Mentoring

LinkedIn Live: Our Path to the Boardroom

Learn how mentorship and sponsorship helped from Kiren Singh and Anne Taylor secure board seats in this LinkedIn Live event.

Sponsorship and Mentoring

The Balance of Sponsorship (Webinar Recording)

Sponsorship and Mentoring

Webinar: The Balance of Sponsorship

Learn how sponsorship can help women advance their careers.

COVID-19: Don’t Let the Crisis Go To Waste

Catalyst President & CEO Lorraine Hariton joins our partners at Global Mentor Network for this timely conversation and will share…

Organizational Culture Change

Catalyst Community: Navigating These Uncertain Times, A Global Perspective

Join us to learn more tips on how to continue momentum to advance women during times of disruption.

Catalyst Award Winner

Unilever: Changing the Game, Unlocking the Future (Practices)

Unilever combines balanced talent management practices, flexibility options, and coaching to create a company-wide inclusive culture.

Sponsorship and Mentoring

New York Philharmonic’s Deborah Borda on Building Diverse Teams (Blog Post)

"If we have more women in leadership roles, we’ll have a broader talent pool and better music," says Deborah Borda…

Sponsorship and Mentoring

Strategies for Career Advancement: The Importance of Sponsorship (Webinar Recording)

In this webinar, Lorraine Hariton and Deborah Borda discuss their respective careers and share strategies for securing sponsors.

Sponsorship and Mentoring

APAC Webinar: Strategies for Career Advancement: Think Global, Act Local – The Importance of Sponsorship

In this webinar, hear regional speakers from supporter organizations discuss their respective careers and share strategies and advice for securing…