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Quick Takes Provide Statistical Overview of Topics and Regions

Statistical Overview of Women in the Workforce

Generations: Demographic Trends in Population and Workforce

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Workplace Issues

Women in Male-Dominated Industries and Occupations

Sex Discrimination and Sexual Harassment

Women in The Workforce: China

Women in the Workforce: India

Women of Color in the United States  

Women's Earnings and Income

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S&P 500 Pyramids Are a Visual Representation of the Leadership Gap 
Women in S&P 500 Companies
Women in S&P 500 Finance Industry
Women in S&P 500 Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction Industry


Catalyst pyramids can be easily embedded into webpages. 
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Ask Catalyst Express Provides Recommended Resources on Select Topics

How can we build an inclusive workplace for LGBTQI employees?

How can Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) be business-focused?

Where can I find benchmarking data on women and men across levels and/or industries?

Full List of Ask Catalyst Express Topics


First Steps Are Brief Primers on Basic Diversity and Inclusion Issues

Why Diversity Matters

A detailed listing of research confirming the benefits of diversity and inclusion, and an essential building block for your business case. 

Diversity Councils

Find definitions and recommendations for the creation of, participation in, and implementation of successful diversity councils.

Gender Diversity At The Top Pays Off From the Boardroom to the C-Suite

Having more women on the board may help companies solve the problem of insufficient numbers of women in their executive ranks.

India Overview

This snapshot looks at India’s legislative, societal, and work culture differences.

The Link Between Collective Intelligence and Diversity

Diverse groups tend to leverage members’ varied experiences, which reduces groupthink and can lead to more innovation and better problem-solving.

Women in the World

Explore women’s status through the lens of shifting demographics, improving education, and stalled progress toward equality for women.

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Women CEO lists for S&P 500 and TSX 60

Women CEOs of the S&P 500

All the women who currently hold CEO positions at S&P 500 companies.