Research

Catalyst research is the foundation of all our solutions for creating equitable workplaces. We examine today's work environments and employees' experiences in them. We track representation of women in corporate leadership and determine the root causes of gender gaps. We use fact-based, scientific methods—including longitudinal panels and large-scale field studies—to explore barriers and measure success. Whether you’re looking for numbers, ideas, or solutions, Catalyst has what you need. It’s why Catalyst is the most-trusted resource for knowledge on gender and inclusive leadership in the business.

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Business Case

Ask Catalyst Express: Women CEOs

Trends and statistics about women Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) in the S&P 500 and Fortune 500 companies.

Future of Work

AI and Gender Bias: Trend Brief

Humans may be programming their own biases, including around gender and race, into the algorithms behind artificial intelligence.

Top Resources

Women’s Earnings – The Pay Gap: Quick Take

A statistical overview of the global gender pay gap including data from Canada, Europe, and the United States.

Future of Work

CEO Activism: Trend Brief

CEOs and leaders are speaking out and taking action on social issues including race, gender, and immigration.

Talent Management Practices

Break the Cycle—HR Experts

HR Experts: Learn more about how to revamp your current methods by downloading this Supporter-only tool.

Top Resources

Why Diversity and Inclusion Matter: Quick Take

Get data and findings from a vast body of research on the benefits of workplace diversity and inclusion.

Sexual Harassment

Infographic: Sexual Harassment in the Workplace—What Employees Need to Know

Explore how you can take action to stop sexual harassment in your workplace and community.

Sexual Harassment

Infographic: Sexual Harassment in the Workplace—What Employers Need to Know

Learn how you can dedicate resources to help create a fairer, safer, and more respectful environment for all.

Gender, Race, and Ethnicity

Day-to-Day Experiences of Emotional Tax Among Women and Men of Color in the Workplace

Learn what Emotional Tax is and how it affects both employees of color and organizations.

Top Resources

Women in the Workforce – India: Quick Take

An overview of working women in India, including stats on demographics, education, and diversity.

Top Resources

Generations-Demographic Trends in Population and Workforce: Quick Take

This Quick Take has revealing information about different generations in the workforce worldwide.

Future of Work

Women and the Future of Work (Report)

Catalyst's new report on the future of work and women examines how to reimagine diversity and inclusion for the 21st century.

Gender Bias

Gendered Ageism: Trend Brief

Older workers face stereotyping, prejudice, and discrimination in the workplace. Consequences of ageism affect women earlier than men and in unique ways.

Inclusion

Overcoming Conversation Roadblocks (Infographic)

Do you fear saying the wrong thing? Not sure how to respond to coworkers' insensitive remarks? Here are common roadblocks to communication and how to overcome them.

Gender, Race, and Ethnicity

Hispanic LatinX Webinar Recording

Guest speakers describe what it’s like being of Hispanic-Latinx descent at work and how they achieved success.

Work-Life Effectiveness

Ask Catalyst Express: Flexible Work Arrangements

Flexible work arrangments are a work-life effectiveness talent-management strategy critical for the future of work.

Top Resources

Ask Catalyst Express: Creating a D&I Strategy

Data and resources addressing key topics for organizations beginning to develop a Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) initiative.

Top Resources

Ask Catalyst Express: Organizational Structures for D&I

Data and resources addressing key topics for organizations beginning to develop a Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) initiative.

Top Resources

List: Women CEOs of the S&P 500

Only 5% of S&P500 CEOs are women. See which companies put women at the top of their C-suites.

Business Case

Women in the Workforce – Japan: Quick Take

Women are the key to Japan's labor force transformation, but they continue to face many challenges.

Gender Pay Gap

Fragen an Catalyst Express: Gender Pay Gap

Daten zum geschlechtsspezifischen Lohngefälle und den damit verbundenen globalen Herausforderungen.

Gender Pay Gap

Fiche Catalyst Express : L’écart salarial entre les sexes

Données sur l'écart de rémunération entre les hommes et les femmes et les défis mondiaux créés.

Business Case

Infographic: The Ripple Effect: Working Women Grow Economies

When women succeed, families, businesses, economies, and nations all succeed.

Business Case

Infographic: The Ripple Effect: Educating Women Changes Lives

When girls and women are educated, they are able to contribute more to their families, businesses, and economy.

LGBTQ+

5 Ways to Create a Gender-Inclusive Workplace (Infographic)

Becoming an ally and an advocate for gender inclusion is simpler than you might think. Follow these steps.

LGBTQ+

What Is Gender? A Tool to Understand Gender Identity

How companies and employees can prepare for a gender non-binary workplace.

Inclusion

Inclusive Recruiting

Hear tips on how your organization can tap the talents of women and others to gain diverse opinions and ideas.