Catalyst-Smith Research Hub & Discussion Forum

As an important step in solving organizational diversity and inclusion challenges, and to develop more inclusive leaders, Smith School of Business and Catalyst Canada, a global non-profit organization dedicated to advancing women in business, formed a strategic partnership in 2019. Smith and Catalyst will explore new frontiers of inclusive leadership through training, content, research and a discussion forum to develop and disseminate new knowledge to Smith students and corporate Canada.

The partnership focuses on three key areas:

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Tanya van Biesen 

“We work in a business environment that demands inclusive leadership of a highly diverse talent pool, and the best employers among us know this. Combining Catalyst’s capabilities in educating today’s leaders with Smith’s preeminent role in educating the leaders of tomorrow, the pace of change towards more inclusive and productive workplaces will accelerate.”

Tanya van Biesen
Executive Director, Canada