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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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

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…

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…

DEI 101

Women in Male-Dominated Industries and Occupations (Quick Take)

Women working in male-dominated industries face a variety of challenges including pervasive stereotypes and sexual harassment.

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…

Sponsorship and Mentoring

Webinar: Strategies for Career Advancement: The Importance of Sponsorship

In this webinar, Catalyst President & CEO, Lorraine Hariton and New York Philharmonic President and CEO Deborah Borda discuss their…

Sponsorship and Mentoring

Women IN Zurich

Join Women IN for their next networking event! Catalyst’s own Rikia Birindelli-Fayne, Director, Europe, will join us to talk about…

United in Diversity – A Common Challenge

The European Commission is organising this year’s annual forum to promote diversity and inclusion at the workplace. Since the principle…

Future of Work

Inside the 2019 Catalyst Awards: Highlights From the Day (Blog Post)

What does the [email protected] look like for women? That’s what over 800 business leaders came to discuss at the 2019 Catalyst Awards…

Sponsorship and Mentoring

Sponsorship for Better Balance

 Please join us for an informal dialogue on sponsorship.