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.

  • Cover Story: Alone in the C-suite

    Liz Mulligan-Ferry, Director, Research, is quoted in this article about women being underrepresented in high-level positions in business.

    Portland Business Journal, by Matthew Kish

  • Let's Talk Business: Can women really change the world's economy?

    Data from Catalyst's 2013 Catalyst Census: Fortune 500is mentioned in this article about whether women can really change the world's economy.

    Caribbean News Now!, by Billie Bowe

  • Workplaces must appoint more women to executive positions, says president of Catalyst

    This piece about lack of women in executive postions quotes Deborah Gillis, President and CEO of Catalyst.

    Precedent, by Daniel Fish

  • Remove the glass ceiling for undervalued staff

    Data from Catalyst's The Double-Bind Dilemma for Women in Leadership: Damned if You Do, Doomed if You Don’t is mentioned in this article about women feeling undervalued in the medical industry.

    Health Service Journal, by Adam Crizzle & Katy Edgington

  • 'Lean In' Isn't Enough: Women's Progress In Leadership Has Stalled

    Liz Mulligan-Ferry, Director, Research, is quoted in this article asking why women's progress in leadership has stalled. Catalyst's Pipeline's Broken Promise is mentioned as well.

    Business Insider, by Aaron Taube

  • The meteoric rise of women in the workplace

    This piece about the rise of women in the tech industry mentions MARC (Men Advocating Real Change), to talk about the need for a shift in attitudes from men in order for a real change to take place.

    Yahoo! Business & Finance, by Stacey Hunt

  • The Record-Breaking Number Of Women In CEO Jobs Is Still Pretty Pitiful

    Deborah Gillis, President and CEO of Catalyst, is quoted in this post about the lack women in CEO roles.

    Think Progress, by Bryce Covert

  • How to Get Disruptive Innovation at its Best

    Catalyst's Women in Financial Services is cited in this piece about diversifying boards of financial insitutions.

    American Banker, by Susan Stautberg

  • 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