Women in Leadership

High-potential women advance more slowly than their male peers, in terms of both career progression and pay, even though they employ career management strategies similar to men’s. Organizations that neglect this critical talent-management issue risk lagging their competitors in attracting, developing, and retaining the best candidates to serve as the next generation of leaders.

  • Quick Take
    Women in Law in Canada and the U.S.

    Statistical overview of women in the legal profession in Canada and the U.S.

    Date: December 10, 2014
    Region: United States
  • Why every woman's first job should be her hardest

    This article answering how women can rise to the C-suite cites 2013 Catalyst Census: Fortune 500.

    Fortune, by Sally Blount

  • Women On Board: A Catalyst Initiative

    Women On Board is a Catalyst initiative that promotes the appointment of women to corporate boards by pairing candidates with mentors and champions.

    Region: Canada

  • Flexibility an Imperative in 2015 as Women Begin to Dominate Business

    Catalyst's Women CEOs of the Fortune 1000 is cited in this piece about the importance of flexible work environment in 2015 as more women enter leadership roles in business. 

    Yahoo! Small Business, by Daniel Green

  • Female board members increase at Florida companies

    Catalyst's The Bottom Line: Corporate Performance and Women’s Representation on Boards is cited in this article about the number of women on corporate boards increasing in both Florida and nationally.

    Sun Sentinel, by Marcia Heroux Pounds

  • A call to action for companies with no female directors

    Catalyst's The Bottom Line: Corporate Performance and Women’s Representation on Boards is cited in this article about taking direct action to increase female representation on boards.

    Fortune, by Caroline Fairchild

  • Female CEOs Make Room for Female Directors

    Catalyst's The Bottom Line: Corporate Performance and Women’s Representation on Boards (2004–2008) and studies from Why Diversity Matters are mentioned in this piece about women CEOs often having more women directors.

    The Wall Street Journal, by Joann S. Lublin

  • Allina Health appoints first female and doctor CEO in its history

    This piece about leading Minnesota healthcare provider Allina Health's appointment of its first female and physician chief executive in its 20-year history mentions Catalyst's Women CEOs of the Fortune 1000.

    Bring Me The News, by Adam Uren

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    Infographic: Women On Board: A Catalyst Initiative

    Women On Board is a Catalyst initiative that promotes the appointment of women to corporate boards by pairing candidates with mentors and champions.

    Date: November 10, 2014
    Region: Canada
  • Women and Power: Seven Ways Successful Women Survive

    Catalyst's The Double-Bind Dilemma for Women in Leadership: Damned if You Do, Doomed if You Don’t is mentioned in this articles discussing seven ways successful women survive in the financial industry.

    American Banker, by Davia Temin