by Dr. Dnika J. Travis The idea that there aren’t enough women in the pipeline for tech jobs is a myth that hides structural barriers to advancement. “We have robust pipelines and opportunities to create more,” said Allyson Kapin, founder of Women Who Tech, in a 2019 Quartz article on...

Conversations with Catalyst: Katherine Giscombe, PhD A holistic approach to life can help women of color make decisions that will support both career growth and life goals. These days, creating a successful career path is fraught with challenges. Compared to even just a few years ago, workplaces...

In today’s workplace, allyship is a cornerstone of inclusive leadership practice. Dr. Dnika J. Travis As I reread the pathbreaking book Our Separate Ways by Dr. Ella Bell and Dr. Stella Nkomo, I am inspired by some central questions: How can women advocate for and make change as...

Katherine Giscombe, PhD In Catalyst’s continuing work on women in the workplace, we have found that a key success factor is having powerful sponsors in an organization who actively advocate for their protégés and help them acquire key positions. C-suite position holders are especially helpful in supporting overall diversity...

The masculine culture in the tech industry is often cited as a root cause of the gender gap in representation. by Katherine Giscombe,PhD At Catalyst, we work with a range of corporations and firms, and we know that women in tech-intensive industries face many challenges in advancing—or even...

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