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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Connecting with Empathy and Trusting Your Team (Webinar Recording)

How can organizations incorporate empathy and trust in their career development to create inclusive leaders for the future ?

Flexible Work

The Great Work/Life Divide (Report)

Our survey with CNBC finds flexible and/or remote work is top request from employees to stay in their jobs.

From Awareness to Action: Confronting Workplace Mental Health (APAC Webinar Recording)

Work-Life Effectiveness

From Awareness to Action: Confronting Workplace Mental Health (Webinar Recording)

Learn individual and organizational strategies to prioritize mental health and support their employees in times of crisis and beyond.

Race, Ethnicity, and Culture

Should Religion Be on Your D&I Agenda in India? (Webinar Recording)

Catalyst partnered with Community Business to facilitate a bold discussion on religious diversity in the workplace in India.

Inclusive Leadership

Building Successful, Inclusive Workplaces Through Empathy (Webinar Recording)

Hear from a panel of DEI leaders on how empathic leadership has driven organizational success.

DEI 101

Pyramid: Women in the United States Workforce (Infographic)

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

Employee Resource Groups

Catalyst Guide to Employee Resource Groups (Tool)

This comprehensive, Supporter-only toolkit contains all the resources you need to create and launch an ERG at your organization.

Gender Pay Gap

Correcting Pay Inequities the Right Way (Roundtable Recording)

Race, Ethnicity, and Culture

Supporting Hispanic & Latinx Leaders Through ERGs (Webinar Recording)

Learn how ERGs serve as a vehicle to drive inclusion and how inclusive, authentic leadership can help members and organizations alike navigate growth.

Inclusive Leadership

Measuring Diversity in a Global Environment (Roundtable Recording)

Learn how to structure an approach that leads to a fairer and more equitable environment for all employees.


The Power of Empathy in a Crisis (Report)

Our research shows that in challenging times, empathy can be particularly essential. Learn how your organization can benefit from it.

Sponsorship and Mentoring

Advancing Gender Parity Through Sponsorship (Webinar Recording)

Learn what executive sponsorship is and how you can use it to create a path forward for women at your organization.

Sponsorship and Mentoring

Supporting Refugee Women Through Mentorship (Webinar Recording)

Learn about the new initiative from Europe Catalyst EMEA and Tent Partnership for Refugees to mentor refugee women in Europe.

Flexible Work

10 Models of Workplace Flexibility (Infographic)

This infographic illustrates 10 different workplace models and best practices for building a remote-first and flextime-first work culture.

Business Case

Women in Law (Quick Take)

Data and sources on women in law in Canada, Europe, and the United States.

Work-Life Effectiveness

Women & the Future of Work (Webinar Recording)

Listen to our panelists as they explore the benefits of flexible and remote work.

Flexible Work

Developing Inclusive and Flexible Teams (Webinar Recording)

Hear from our speakers how DSM has created effective tools and strategies to support flexible work arrangements.

Gender Pay Gap

Black Women’s Equal Pay Day 2021 (Webinar Recording)

Listen to our panelists discuss the impact of systemic racism and explore ways companies can strategically address compensation inequality.

Inclusive Leadership

Leading with Equity and Inclusion (Webinar Recording)

Hear stories of exclusion and how it can encourage individuals to become true change makers.