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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Women in the Workforce – Japan: Quick Take

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

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List: Women CEOs of the S&P 500

Only 6.2% of S&P500 CEOs are women. See which companies put women at the top of their C-suites.

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Women in the Workforce – India: Quick Take

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

Work-Life Effectiveness

Working Parents: Quick Take

How do family composition and paid leave for parents compare around the world?

Gender, Race, and Ethnicity

People of Colour in Canada: Quick Take

Facts and figures about Canada's people of colour population in the workplace and education.

Business Case

Women in the Workforce – United States: Quick Take

Data overview of American women at all levels of the workforce, updated to reflect changes during Covid-19 pandemic.

Gender, Race, and Ethnicity

The Impact of Structural Racism on Black Americans

Many disparities between US Black and White communities stem from a long history of discriminatory and dehumanizing laws and policies.

Covid-19

Covid-19’s Detrimental Effect on Gender Equality: Quick Take

As childcare needs go unmet and mental health strains skyrocket during Covid-19, women are disproportionately losing ground and losing jobs.

Inclusion

Women in the Workforce – Canada: Quick Take

How does Canada's increasing, diversifying, and aging population impact working women?

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Women in Government: Quick Take

A snapshot of the leadership roles women play in democratically elected governments around the world.

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Women in Management: Quick Take

Statistical overview of women in senior management and leadership positions around the world.

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Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM): Quick Take

Data and sources for women in STEM industries in Australia, Canada, Europe, India, Japan, and the United States.

Covid-19

The Impact of Covid-19 on Job Loss: Quick Take

Learn about Covid-19 job loss in Canada, Europe, and the United States.

The Impact of Covid-19 on Workplace Inclusion: Survey

Workplace survey during pandemic reveals optimism about gender equity but skepticism about company commitment.

Europe

Women in the Workforce – UK: Quick Take

A statistical snapshot of the population, education, labour force, and leadership positions of women in the workforce in the United Kingdom.

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Women in the Workforce – Mexico: Quick Take

While important advances have been made, Mexican women still face many workplace challenges.

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Women in Accounting: Quick Take

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

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Women in Financial Services: Quick Take

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

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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.

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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Workplace Issues: Quick Take

Find the statistics you need regarding LGBT populations around the world and their work environments.