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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Inclusion

Women in Academia: Quick Take

Find data and sources about women in academic careers in Australia, Canada, Europe, India, Japan, and the United States.

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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.

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Women in Government: Quick Take

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

Sexual Harassment

Sex Discrimination and Sexual Harassment: Quick Take

Although prohibited in many countries, sex discrimination and sexual harassment in the workplace still occur.

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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.

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Generations-Demographic Trends in Population and Workforce: Quick Take

This Quick Take has revealing information about different generations in the workforce worldwide.

Business Case

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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Women in Management: Quick Take

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

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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.

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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.

Inclusion

Historical List of Women CEOs of the Fortune Lists: 1972-2019

The only complete listing of all the women who have been CEO in the Fortune listings.

Business Case

Women in the Workforce – United States: Quick Take

Data overview of American women in the workforce, including in leadership and management.

Inclusion

Women in the Workforce – Canada: Quick Take

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

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 Financial Services: Quick Take

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

Business Case

Women in Accounting: Quick Take

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

Business Case

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

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

Business Case

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 the Workforce – Europe: Quick Take

How are major demographic shifts—an aging population, falling birth rates, and increasing migration—impacting European women in the workforce?

Business Case

Women in the Workforce – China: Quick Take

Although Chinese women hold one of Asia's highest labor-force-participation rates, cultural norms put working women at a disadvantage.