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.

  • How one woman landed her first board seat in the Fortune 500

    Data from Catalyst's The Bottom Line: Corporate Performance and Women’s Representation on Boards and Why Diverssity Matters are mentioned in this piece about Gerri Elliott from Juniper Networks.

    Fortune, by Michael V. Copeland & Danielle Lussier

  • 5 Ways Women Can Close the Pay Gap for Themselves

    Catalyst's The Myth of the Ideal Worker: Does Doing All the Right Things Really Get Women Ahead? is mentioned in this article about ways women can close the pay gap for themselves. 

    TIme, by Margaret Magnarelli

  • Wall Street Women Seen Paid Less Than Men as Bias Endures

    In this article about the persistence of gender bias for financial services industries, data from Catalyst's 2013 Catalyst Census: Fortune 500 Women Executive Officers and Top Earners is mentioned.

    Bloomberg, by Madeline McMahon

  • Meet America's Most Powerful Women In Business

    Catalyst's 2013 Catalyst Census: Fortune 500 is mentioned in this piece about  Fortune's annual Most Powerful Women in Business list.

    Business Insider, by Drake Baer

  • 5 Things You Need To Do To Get The Promotion You Deserve

    Catalysts's The Myth of the Ideal Worker: Does Doing All the Right Things Really Get Women Ahead?  is cited in this article about how to get a promotion you deserve.

    Forbes, by Bonnie Marcus

  • Women in the sciences still face obstacles to success

    Catalyst is mentioned in this piece about the barriers that are faced by women in the science industry.

    Columbia Spectator, by Laura Booth

  • America's new CTO: What will open doors for women in tech?

    Catalyst is mentioned in this piece about women in technology.

    Fortune, by Megan Smith & Mary Grove

  • Three reasons why Shinzo Abe thinks women will save Japan’s economy

    Catalyst’s Women on Boards Quicktake is cited in this piece about why Prime Minister Abe thinks women can save Japan’s economy.

    The Telegraph, by Lauren Davidson

  • With Sawyer’s exit, TV news goes backward

    As Diane Sawyer steps down from ABC News, network news overall takes another step backwards. Catalyst is mentioned in this piece.

    The Courier-Post, by Susan Estrich