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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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…

Managers as Sponsors Toolkit

Future of Work

Inside the 2019 Catalyst Awards: Highlights From the Day

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.


Accelerating Inclusion in Western Canada Every Day

Learn what Catalyst is doing to help organizations accelerate inclusion in Western Canada.


Catalyst Canada Honours

The Catalyst Canada Honours annually recognizes exceptional role models for accelerating progress for all women through workplace inclusion.

Sponsorship and Mentoring

Webinar Recording: Fostering Sponsorship at Your Organization

This webinar highlighted what organizations can do to build sponsorships and tips to identify, develop, and sustain sponsorship programs globally.…

Sponsorship and Mentoring

My Summer As A Catalysta

2018 Catalyst Consulting Services intern, Erica, reflects on her summer as a "Catalysta."

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Ask Catalyst Express

Ask Catalyst Express provides recommended resources on select diversity and inclusion topics anytime, day or night.

Sponsorship and Mentoring

Ask Catalyst Express: Sponsorship and Mentoring

Whether offering or receiving a mentorship or sponsorship, learn how to make the most of the opportunity.

Culture Change

10 Amazing Pieces Of Advice To Elevate Women In The Workplace

We’ve compiled a few quotes and some really cool gifs to inspire you and your organization to create a path…

Board Diversity

Catalyst Women On Board™: Sponsorship Sparks Change

In 2013, Catalyst acquired Women On Board™ Canada—a program that began pairing board-ready candidates with CEOs and board chairs in…


Webinar Recording: International Women’s Day 2018

This webinar was designed to capture the power of International Women's Day to help intentional leaders leverage their desire to…

Business Case

Campbell Soup Company CEO “Gets Real” With Future Women Leaders

Denise Morrison, President and CEO of Campbell Soup Company, has long been passionate about seeing more women in leadership roles.…

Catalyst Award Winner

Case Study: Nationwide—Our Associates’ Success Drives Business Success

Catalyst Award Winner

Case Study: IBM—Leading the Cognitive Era Powered by the Global Advancement of Women

Business Case

KPMG: Championing Women Leaders On and Off the Golf Course

In 2015, KPMG launched the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship and KPMG Women’s Leadership Summit to send a clear signal about…

Business Case

DuPont: The Power Of Networks, Mentors, And Inclusive Leadership

Colleen Pritchett’s career with DuPont has been 20 years in the making; taking her from positions in engineering, finance, sales,…

Sponsorship and Mentoring

We Can All Be Everyday Heroes

The word “superhero” conjures up images of capes, masks, lots of Lycra, and extraordinary powers. And based on decades of…

Board Diversity

Infographic: 8 Actions to Diversify Your Board

Diversifying your board of directors isn't as difficult as you might think.