Brande Stellings advises companies and boards on workplace culture and inclusion as an independent consultant. Until recently, she served as SVP, Advisory Services at Catalyst, leading Catalyst’s consulting practice and corporate boards practice. Through these roles, Brande worked closely with companies to accelerate the advancement of women through the pipeline and to the boardroom. In 2017 Brande was appointed as an independent member of the Fox News Workplace Professionalism and Inclusion Council, reporting to the company’s Board of Directors. She speaks to corporate audiences and is quoted frequently in the media, including The New York Times, The Washington Post, PBS, and Fortune, as an expert on women’s leadership and diversity. Earlier in her career, Brande practiced law at NBC Universal Inc., where she served as Vice President, Litigation, and at Cravath, Swaine & Moore as a litigation associate. Brande serves on the Advisory Board of DirectWomen (Accelerating Board Opportunities for Women) and on the board of Akanksha Fund Inc, which supports education in India and is an ex-officio director of Legal Momentum (The Women’s Legal Defense and Education Fund). Brande received her JD cum laude from Harvard Law School and graduated magna cum laude from Yale College.