NEW YORK, Jan. 17, 2019
Most Visible Global Women in the Workplace Event Shines Spotlight on Future@Work for Women
NEW YORK, Jan. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Catalyst announced today that Bank of America, Deutsche Post DHL Group, Eli Lilly and Company, and Schneider Electric will receive the prestigious 2019 Catalyst Award for their bold and forward-thinking initiatives that help create safe and inclusive workplaces where women can advance. This year's Catalyst Awards Conference and Dinner—to be held Thursday, March 14, 2019, at the New York Hilton Midtown—celebrate these exceptional initiatives that show us change is possible. Following a turbulent time for women in the workplace, this year's event will focus on the Future@Work and what it takes for companies to transform workplace cultures and remain innovative and competitive, now and in the future.
"This is a critically important moment where diverse and inclusive workplaces matter more than ever," said Lorraine Hariton, Catalyst's new President & CEO. "We honor and celebrate these companies and leaders that have the ability to make a change and are choosing to do so. The four organizations awarded this year—Bank of America, Deutsche Post DHL Group, Eli Lilly and Company, and Schneider Electric—support and celebrate women. Each of us has a role to play, and these four companies are leading the charge."
Award-winning company leaders will receive their honors at the 2019 Catalyst Awards Dinner, chaired by Michael K. Wirth, Chairman & CEO, Chevron Corporation. During the day, Conference attendees will immerse themselves in breakthrough conversations about global workforce trends that will impact the Future@Work, and how companies can embrace diversity and inclusion and create environments where women can thrive.
This year's Catalyst Award-winning initiatives include:
For more than 30 years, the initiatives and companies honored by Catalyst have been a driving force for change in a global movement to build workplaces that work for women. With the theme "Future@Work," the 2019 Catalyst Awards Conference and Dinner bring together more than 1,500 attendees, including forward-thinking experts, the distinguished Catalyst Board of Directors; Catalyst CEO Champions For Change leaders; and executives from top global corporations, professional firms, governments, NGOs and educational institutions.
Target Corporation is the Conference's premier sponsor. Individual morning breakout sessions within the Future@Work Hackathon are sponsored by Arconic Foundation, AT&T, QBE and UPS.
Join the social conversation about the 2019 Catalyst Awards Conference and Dinner by following Catalyst on Facebook.com/catalystinc, Instagram.com/catalystinc, and Twitter.com/catalystinc. Use the hashtags #FutureAtWork and #CatalystAwards2019.
Catalyst is a global nonprofit working with some of the world's most powerful CEOs and leading companies to help build workplaces that work for women. Founded in 1962, Catalyst drives change with pioneering research, practical tools, and proven solutions to accelerate and advance women into leadership—because progress for women is progress for everyone.
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