Government Affairs

Advocating for Women at Work

Catalyst collaborates with nonprofits, the private sector, and governments around the world to advance our mission and improve the lives of working women by influencing policy and advocating for change. Catalyst can provide you with the tools you need to knowledgeably discuss, advocate for, and craft policies about women in the workplace. Whether your organization needs expert testimony, cutting-edge research, or fact-filled resources for building an inclusive work environment, we can help. The objective, nonpartisan nature of our research, combined with our in-depth partnerships with leading businesses and other organizations, enables Catalyst to offer trusted information from a unique perspective. We know from scientific research and decades of experience what works.

Legislative Issues Center

The Pay GapCheck here for resources and tools designed to help close the gender pay gap.

Increasing Gender Diversity on Boards: An extensive overview of approaches taken by governments around the world to increase gender diversity on corporate boards.

Commonly Requested Research

Our nonpartisan research is at the center of everything we do at Catalyst. Catalyst relies on fact-based, scientific methods—including longitudinal panels and large-scale field studies—to uncover barriers to women’s advancement at work.

The Business Case for DiversityA collection of research findings that support the business case for fostering diversity, including Why Diversity Matters, and how Inclusion is connected to innovation and helpfulness.

Infographics: The numbers speak for themselves! Find a variety of facts and statistics on issues that impact women at work.

Women in Leadership: A collection of research that focuses on all aspects of women in corporate leadership.


To discuss how Catalyst can help you reach your policy goals, please contact: