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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Ask Catalyst Express: Women CEOs

Catalyst looks at trends among women Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) in S&P 500 and Fortune 500 companies.

Future of Work

Topic Brief: Gender Bias in AI

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

Future of Work

Topic Brief: CEO Activism

People around the world want CEOs to take 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

Quick Take: Why Diversity and Inclusion Matter

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

Top Resources

Quick Take: Women’s Earnings—The Wage Gap

Facts and figures on the gender wage-gaps that women—young and old—experience worldwide.

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.

Business Case

Quick Take: Women in Financial Services

A look at the state of women working in specific occupations that fall within the field of financial services.

Sexual Harassment

Infographique : Le harcèlement sexuel en milieu de travail — ce que les employés doivent savoir

Chaque employé a la responsabilité d’aider à créer un milieu de travail équitable, sécuritaire et respectueux.

Sexual Harassment

Infographique : Le harcèlement sexuel en milieu de travail — ce que les employeurs doivent savoir

Voici quelques astuces pour vous aider dans les étapes qui feront en sorte que votre milieu de travail devienne un lieu où règne une culture sans harcèlement sexuel.

Gender, Race, and Ethnicity

Webinar Recording: Asian Pacific Heritage Month

Listen to this webinar recording to hear from speakers as they share their stories, the barriers they’ve overcome, and how…

Culture Change

Webinar Recording: Creating a Workplace Culture Initiative with Intentionality

Listen to this webinar recording to hear tips and tools on how to start an initiative, with real-world examples.

Business Case

Quick Take: Women in Accounting

Statistics on representation, the pay gap, and other issues facing women in accounting worldwide.

Top Resources

Pyramid: Women in S&P 500 Companies

Catalyst's famous pyramid depicts how the number of women in leadership positions shrinks as they climb the corporate ladder.

Top Resources

List: Women CEOs of the S&P 500

Find out which women are currently CEOs of S&P 500 companies.

Culture Change

Ask Catalyst Express: Starting a Diversity Initiative

Resources to help you address key topics as your organization begins to develop a diversity and inclusion initiative.

Business Case

Quick Take: Women in Energy—Gas, Mining, and Oil

A statistical overview of women working in the energy industry—including mining, gas, and oil—globally, in Canada, and in the United States.

Webinar Recording: How to Apply for the 2020 Catalyst Award

Listen to this webinar recording to hear from the Catalyst Award Committee as they walk interested applicants through the nomination process.

Sexual Harassment

Webinar Recording: Active Bystander, Active Self – Taking Effective Action

Listen to this webinar recording to learn how to offer an effective case-based active bystander workshop at your organization.

Inclusion

Webinar Recording: International Women’s Day 2019

Over the course of this webinar, we shared information you and your organization can use to create a more inclusive workplace for all individuals.

Gender, Race, and Ethnicity

Webinar Recording: Intersectionality of Gender, Race, and Ethnicity at Work

This webinar outlined the effects of the intersecting multiple dimensions of diversity, and provided tools and tips for organizations to mitigate the negative effects.

Talent Management Practices

Webinar Recording: 5 Actions Managers Can Take to Break the Gender Bias Cycle – Asia-Pacific

This webinar recording outlines the five actions managers can take to break the cycle of gender bias in development opportunities.

Advancing Your Own Career

Webinar Recording: Take Charge of Your Career—7 Tips to Negotiate Your Role

Join this webinar to hear tips on how you can negotiate your way to a more challenging and satisfying role. 

Work-Life Effectiveness

Webinar Recording: Career Breaks & Returnships—Key Strategies for Organizations

Listen to this webinar recording to hear best practices to start creating a more open and supportive workplace for all.

Talent Management Practices

Webinar Recording: 5 Actions Managers Can Take To Break The Gender Bias Cycle

This webinar recording outlines the five actions managers can take to break the cycle of gender bias in development opportunities.