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.

  • Investors should consider promising returns of companies run by women

    Alex Johnston, Executive Director, Catalyst Canada, is quoted with the mention of the 2013 Catalyst Census: Financial Post 500 Women Board Director in this piece about the improvement of corproate performance under female leadership.

    Canadian Business, by Murad Hemmadi

  • Cop’s Daughter Tuned to ESPN on Road to Becoming Bank CEO

    The 2013 Catalyst Census: Fortune 2013 is cited in this article highlighting Margaret Keane, who leads Synchrony Financial, the General Electric Co. unit which is now the most valuable U.S. bank run by a woman.

    Bloomberg Businessweek, by Elizabeth Dexheimer

  • Female MBA graduates lack ambition of male counterparts, says study

    This piece about women's lack of ambition for senior executive or chief exercutive roles in "tech -intensive" industries quotes Allyson Zimmermann, Senior Director, Catalyst Europe AG, and mentions Catalyst's High Potentials in Tech- Intensive Industries: The Gender Divide in Business Roles.

    The Guardian, by Simon Goodley

  • What opportunity? Nordic equality fails to infiltrate corporate club

    Catalyst's 2013 Catalyst Census: Fortune 500 is cited in this piece about the lag of Nordic countries behind the rest of the world in the number of women in their corproate executive positions.

    Reuters, by Mia Shanley

  • 'Where Are All The Girls?' Jill Abramson On Breaking Barriers For Young Women In Business

    This article about Jill Abramson's take on the lack of women in executive positions cites Catalyst's Statistical Overview of Women in the Workplace.

    Forbes, by Emily Inverso

  • Watchdogs toughen final draft of gender diversity guidelines

    Alex Johnston, Executive Director, Catalyst Canada, is quoted in this piece about a new rule in Canada that requires publicly traded companies to disclose the number of female directors and executives, along with targets for increasing diversity.

    The Globe and Mail, by Jane McFarland

  • Companies Must Explain Lack of Women Execs in Canada Rule

    Alex Johnston, Executive Director, Catalyst Canada, is quoted in this piece about a new rule in Canada that requires publicly traded companies to disclose the number of female directors and executives, along with targets for increasing diversity.

    Bloomberg Businessweek, by Katia Dmitrieva

  • Women's pay: Microsoft boss Nadella wasn't all wrong Read more: http://www.theweek.co.uk/society/60847/womens-pay-microsoft-boss-nadella-wasnt-all-wrong#ixzz3GQZ78QEd

    This piece about a research that shows that it pays women to stick at their jobs quotes Allyson Zimmermann, Senior Director, Catalyst Europe AG, and mentions Catalyst's Women's Earnings and Income and High-Potential Women in Europe.

    The Week, by Edie Lush

  • IBM, IIM-B and Catalyst collaborate to launch 'Tanmatra'

    Deborah Gillis, Catalyst President & CEO, is quoted in this article about the launch of Tanmatra, a cross-industry women's leadership development program in India.

    ANI News

  • IBM, IIM-B and Catalyst Launch Women's Leadership Dev Program

    Deborah Gillis, President & Chief Executive Officer, is quoted in this piece about Tanmatra, a women's leadership development program in India, which will be launched by IBM, IIM-B, and Catalyst.

    Business Standard