Let’s commit to lifting up the people who provide the services that allow us to focus on our jobs. Think about a woman breaking through the proverbial glass ceiling. How did she get there? She’s probably smart, creative, driven, passionate, and strong. She’s got the expertise,...

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...

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