Dow Chief Inclusion Officer Karen S. Carter Named to Catalyst Board of Advisors

MIDLAND, Mich. - October 05, 2017 - Karen S. Carter, chief inclusion officer at The Dow Chemical Company, a subsidiary of DowDuPont, has been appointed to the board of advisors at Catalyst, the leading nonprofit organization with a mission to accelerate progress for women through workplace inclusion. In her role with Catalyst, Carter will work across industries to assess and advance best practices for the advancement of female talent from premier employers across multiple sectors.

“Karen’s appointment to Catalyst’s board of advisors is both recognition of her outstanding ability to influence change and the strength of her commitment to build inclusive work environments where all employees thrive,” said Jim Fitterling, Dow’s president and chief operating officer. “She understands first-hand the power of connecting diversity to individual and business success, which will be of great benefit to the Catalyst Board of Advisors.”

As a member of the board of advisors, Carter will help further Catalyst’s mission of offering businesses strategic advice and counsel on topics related to the advancement of women. She will join senior executives on the Advisory Board from leading companies including DuPont, The Coca-Cola Company, IBM Corporation, Bloomberg L.P. and EY – all of which are active members.

“Dow and Catalyst are aligned in their missions to accelerate progress for women in the workplace,” said Carter. “I’m honored to be a member of the Board of Advisors, to both give and gain valuable insights that can advance inclusion efforts at Dow and elsewhere.”

Catalyst was founded in 1962 and is the leading nonprofit in accelerating progress for women through workplace inclusion. With operations in the United States, Canada, India, Australia and Japan, and more than 800 supporting organizations, Catalyst is the trusted resource for research, information and advice about women at work. Dow has been a member of Catalyst since the mid-1990s.

About Catalyst
Founded in 1962, Catalyst is the leading nonprofit organization accelerating progress for women through workplace inclusion. With operations in the United States, Canada, Europe, India, Australia, and Japan, and more than 800 supporting organizations, Catalyst is the trusted resource for research, information, and advice about women at work.

About DowDuPont Materials Science Division
DowDuPont Materials Science, a business division of DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP), combines science and technology knowledge to develop premier materials science solutions that are essential to human progress. The division has one of the strongest and broadest toolkits in the industry, with robust technology, asset integration, scale and competitive capabilities that enable it to address complex global issues. DowDuPont Materials Science’s market-driven, industry-leading portfolio of advanced materials, industrial intermediates, and plastics businesses deliver a broad range of differentiated technology-based products and solutions for customers in high-growth markets such as packaging, infrastructure, and consumer care. DowDuPont intends to separate the Materials Science Division into an independent, publicly traded company. More information can be found at www.dow-dupont.com.

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Jarrod Erpelding
Dow Media Relations
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