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.
Guide to Benchmarking Data on Women in The Workplace
A summary of gender benchmarking resources that are publicly available.
Women in the Workforce – Australia Quick Take
How are major demographic shifts—aging populations, falling birth rates, increasing migration—impacting Australian women in the workforce?
Webinar Recording: Intersecting Identities and the Impact of Emotional Tax
Learn the effects of the intersecting dimensions of difference, explore tools and tips to reduce the consequences of Emotional Tax.
Case Study: PwC Strategy—Retaining Women By Mending Our “Broken Windows”
The consulting industry can be a challenging one for retaining and advancing women. The combination of frequent travel, billable hours,…
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.
Generation Z, the Future Workforce: Trend Brief
Learn about the future of work for Generation Z, AKA post-Millennials, iGeneration, Gen Edge, and the Sharing Generation.
Women in Male-Dominated Industries and Occupations: Quick Take
Women working in male-dominated industries face a variety of challenges including pervasive stereotypes and sexual harassment.
LGBTQ+ Inclusion: Ask Catalyst Express
Recruit, retain, develop, and advance LGBTQ+ employees in your organization with this collection of data and resources.
Transgender Inclusion: Ask Catalyst Express
Data and resources for companies creating more inclusive workplaces for their transgendered workers.
Too Few Women of Color on Boards: Statistics and Solutions
Despite changing demographics, corporate boards are still appointing directors who look like the old directors.
Women in the Workforce – Global: Quick Take
In many countries, women account for 40% or more of the total labor force.
Women in the Automotive Industry: Quick Take
American and European women are underrepresented in the fields of automotive manufacturing, repair, and sales.
Women in Academia: Quick Take
Find data and sources about women in academic careers in Australia, Canada, Europe, India, Japan, and the United States.
Socioeconomic Board Diversity: Trend Brief
Having women on board is a start. But socioeconomic board diversity means also representing the interests of non-executive employees.
Webinar Recording: Strategies for Career Advancement: The Importance of Sponsorship
In this webinar, Lorraine Hariton and Deborah Borda discuss their respective careers and share strategies for securing sponsors.
Infographique: Un nouveau scénario l’orientation sexuelle en milieu de travail
Arrêtez d'utiliser ces phrases. Concentrez-vous plutôt sur les performances et les résultats.
Deloitte: Inspiring Women (Case Study)
Deloitte Australia is creating scalable culture change through equity goals, progressive parental leave and flex options, and modeling from leaders.
Unilever: Changing the Game, Unlocking the Future (Case Study)
Unilever combines balanced talent management practices, flexibility options, and coaching to create a company-wide inclusive culture.
Medtronic: Igniting Women to Lead Through the Medtronic Women’s Network (Case Study)
Leveraging their powerful internal women's network, Medtronic is growing the women in their leadership across the organization.
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.