Catalyst BlogCatalyzing is the Catalyst blog, bringing together and amplifying diverse voices that share Catalyst’s mission to expand opportunities for women and business. Catalyzing reflects the wide range of opinions, ideas, and experiences of Catalyst employees, incorporating perspectives from our offices in North America, Europe, Asia, and beyond. It also features non-Catalyst industry leaders, experts, and academics committed to changing workplaces and lives. Get the RSS feed.

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    Four Podcasts Every D&I Practitioner Should Listen To

    Catalyst's Kimberley Doyle shares her four favorite podcasts about diversity and inclusion.

    November 29, 2018 by Kimberley Doyle

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    Women’s Conference? Bring a Buddy

    Catalyst's Risa Pappas talks about the importance of inviting men to women's conferences.

    November 20, 2018 by Risa Pappas

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    A Win for Women in the US Midterm Elections Is a Win for Everybody

    A record number of women ran for office in this year’s general midterm elections for the US House of Representatives, US Senate, and state governor positions, and a record number of them won. What do we do now?

    November 9, 2018 by Serena Fong

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    Five Tech Tools to Encourage Inclusion in the Workplace

    There are dozens of tools now available that make it easy to include everyone. Here are just five of them.

    November 7, 2018 by Jessica Thiefels

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    Insights From the 2018 Catalyst Canada Honours

    Hear from Catalyst Canada's own Alicia Sullivan about the 2018 Catalyst Canada Honours.

    October 26, 2018 by Alicia Sullivan

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    Five Things You Need to Know About Our New “Break the Cycle” Toolkit

    Learn about Catalyst's newest toolkit, Break the Cycle—Eliminating Gender Bias in Talent Management Systems.

    October 9, 2018 by Amelia Costigan, Anna Beninger, Risa Pappas

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    My Summer as a Catalysta

    When I started my MBA at Harvard Business School (HBS) a year ago, I had clear image of what I wanted to do for my summer internship, and that was work at an organization that promotes gender equality in the workplace. Catalyst was at the top of my list, as I saw the potential to combine my...

    September 24, 2018 by Erica Santoni

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    Why “Crazy Rich Asians” is a Game Changer

    Crazy Rich Asians is an entertaining and engaging story, but more than that, it proves that diversity can drive business in Hollywood. The movie is a game changer. Here's why.

    September 13, 2018 by Mirae Baik

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    Let’s Set the Agenda for the Future of Work Together

    Catalyst President & CEO Lorraine Hariton calls the organization as well as our Supporter companies to action.

    September 4, 2018 by Lorraine Hariton

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    Five Ways Your Agile Workplace Can Be Leveraged to Help Women Succeed

    If you don’t work at an agile organization, you might someday. Agile methodologies are making their way into the unlikeliest of business models. From tractor suppliers to newsrooms, more and more companies are evolving their project-based strategies and even their management styles to be more agile. But what you may not realize is an evolution to agile is also an opportunity to level the playing field for women and align your company’s strategic goals with inclusion. 

    July 19, 2018 by Risa Pappas