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.
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.
Women of Color in the United States: Quick Take
Women of color will be the majority of all women in the United States by 2060.
Women on Corporate Boards: Quick Take
Get the facts on the benefits of gender-balanced boards and find resources to help diversify your board.
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.
Women in Government: Quick Take
A snapshot of the leadership roles women play in democratically elected governments around the world.
Webinar Recording: International Women’s Day 2020: Now Is The Moment To #BiasCorrect
International Women’s Day (IWD) is an annual day of awareness-building and celebration, dedicated to accelerating the progress of women’s social,…
Report: Women in Leadership at S&P/ TSX Companies
Canada’s largest companies are leading the pack to accelerate progress for women.
Rapport : Les femmes occupant des postes de haute direction au sein des entreprises du S&P/ TSX
Les plus grandes entreprises canadiennes sont en tête de ligne quant à l’accélération du progrès des femmes
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.
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.
Webinar: How to Apply for the 2021 Catalyst Award
Learn more as our Award Co-Chairs share insights about the process to submit an application for the Catalyst Awards.
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”
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.