This article about the number of women on FTSE 100 boards quotes Allyson Zimmermann, Executive Director, Catalyst Europe AG, who urges companies to consider this a talent issue rather than a gender issue.
This article on the lack of women of color in corporate America cites the 2014 S&P 500 Board Seats Held by Women by Race/Ethnicity, Women in S&P 500 Companies by Race/Ethnicity, and Still Too Few: Women of Color on Boards.
A Catalyst chart, 2014 Women in S&P 500 Companies by Race/Ethnicity, which shows the low percentage of women of color working as CEOs, is mentioned in this list of current events and research developments.
Deborah Gillis, President & CEO, Catalyst, is quoted in this article that covers a talk led by Lakshmi Puri, Deputy Executive Director of UN Women, about the need for more rapid change to attain parity.
The 2014 Catalyst Census: Women Board Directors is mentioned and Brande Stellings, Vice President, Corporate Board Services, Catalyst, is quoted in this piece about whether or not the U.S. should implement a gender quota.
This article about Ellen Pao’s trial uses data from Catalyst’s Women in Law in Canada and the U.S. Quick Take to compare the percentage of women partners at law firms to the percentage of women partners at venture capital firms.