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Ms. Deborah Gillis

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President and Chief Executive Off...

Phone: (646) ***-****  
Local Address:  Toronto , Ontario , Canada
Catalyst Inc
120 Wall Street
New York , New York 10005
United States

Company Description: Founded in 1962, Catalyst is the leading nonprofit membership organization expanding opportunities for women and business.
Background

Employment History

Education

  • masters degree , political science
  • bachelor Degree , political science
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Executive Staff : Catalyst
www.catalyst.org, 19 Jan 2012 [cached]
Deborah Gillis
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Deborah Gillis Senior Vice President, Membership & Global Operations dgillis@catalyst.org
Deborah Gillis leads the alignment and implementation of membership strategies and programs across all regions of the world where Catalyst is established. Read more...
Deborah Gillis - All In Together Campaign
aitogether.org, 29 Oct 2015 [cached]
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Deborah Gillis is a founding board member for the All in Together Campaign, Inc.
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Deborah Gillis
President & Chief Executive Officer, Catalyst
Deborah Gillis is President & Chief Executive Officer of Catalyst, the leading research and advisory organization working to change workplaces and improve lives by advancing women into business leadership.
Ms. Gillis brings a unique blend of strategic vision, operational savvy, and advocacy to her position. Her distinguished career at Catalyst includes roles as Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President, Membership and Global Operations, where she led Catalyst's global growth strategy and expansion into India and Australia. Ms. Gillis joined Catalyst in 2006 to lead Catalyst Canada and became Vice President, North America, in 2008, introducing a new global membership model which enabled Catalyst to support members and their operations around the world. She initiated Catalyst Canada's signature event, the Catalyst Canada Honours, paying tribute to champions of women's advancement to leadership in corporate Canada, and she instituted the Catalyst Connects series of events, in which senior executive women share their inspiring stories. In anticipation of the current attention to board diversity challenges in Canada, she led Catalyst's initiative to increase women in the boardroom, resulting in the successful launch of the Catalyst Accord and Catalyst's first acquisition, Women On Board®.
Prior to Catalyst, Ms. Gillis spent more than 20 years advising decision-makers in the public and private sectors, including management roles in two multi-national firms.
Ms. Gillis is a recognized advocate and expert on expanding opportunities for women and business. She is frequently quoted in the media globally, including The Wall Street Journal, BBC, CNBC, CNN, The Globe and Mail, and Economic Times, on issues related to talent and women's leadership. She regularly addresses senior leaders around the world in a variety of business, academic, and public policy venues.
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Deborah Gillis
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theabd.org, 29 Aug 2015 [cached]
Deborah Gillis, President & CEO, Catalyst
Deborah Gillis is President & Chief Executive Officer of Catalyst, the leading research and advisory organization working to change workplaces and improve lives by advancing women into business leadership. She is the fourth President in Catalyst's 52-year history-and the first from outside the United States. She is also the first internal successor from within Catalyst's ranks to hold this office.
Ms. Gillis brings a unique blend of strategic vision, operational savvy, and advocacy to her position. Her distinguished career at Catalyst includes roles as Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President, Membership and Global Operations, where she led Catalyst's global growth strategy and expansion into India and Australia. Ms. Gillis joined Catalyst in 2006 to lead Catalyst Canada and became Vice President, North America, in 2008, introducing a new global membership model which enabled Catalyst to support members and their operations around walmart coupon code the world. She initiated Catalyst Canada's signature event, the Catalyst Canada Honours, paying tribute to champions of women's advancement to leadership in corporate Canada, and she instituted the Catalyst Connects series of events, in which senior executive women share their inspiring stories. In anticipation of the current attention to board diversity challenges in Canada, she led Catalyst's initiative to increase women in the boardroom, resulting in the successful launch of the Catalyst Accord and Catalyst's first acquisition, Women On Board®.
As a breast cancer survivor and a woman who has successfully overcome the challenges inherent in high-pressure, male-dominated environments, Ms. Gillis is a recognized advocate and expert on expanding opportunities for women and business. She is frequently quoted in the media globally, including The Wall Street Journal, BBC, CNBC, CNN, The Globe and Mail, and Economic Times, on issues related to talent and women's leadership. She regularly addresses senior leaders around the world in a variety of business, academic, and public policy venues.
There are signs the culture in ...
www.iol.co.za:80, 18 Oct 2015 [cached]
There are signs the culture in Japan is changing too, says Deborah Gillis, chief executive officer of Catalyst, a research and advisory group focusing on women and business.
Gillis, who recently visited Japan, said one business leader there spoke of dropping a policy of providing staff who work early or late with breakfast and dinner.
"This policy, however well-intentioned it may have been, was reinforcing those long hours and face time norms that was inconsistent with the company's values in creating a workplace where women could be successful," she said.
"Catalyst research shows that ...
newsroom.gpstrategies.com, 14 July 2015 [cached]
"Catalyst research shows that inclusion has the potential to unlock the innovation that will drive companies forward," said Deborah Gillis, President and CEO of Catalyst.
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