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 6% of S&P500 CEOs are women. See which companies put women at the top of their C-suites.
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?
Buying Power: Quick Take
Select populations have enormous influence as consumers, which may not correspond with the size of their populations.
Women in Healthcare: Quick Take
Women, especially women of color, are underrepresented among medical doctors.
Turnover and Retention: Quick Take
What factors contribute to workplace turnover and retention among different demographic groups?
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.
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.
Women in Government: Quick Take
A snapshot of the leadership roles women play in democratically elected governments around the world.
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.
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?
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.
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.
Sex Discrimination and Sexual Harassment: Quick Take
Although prohibited in many countries, sex discrimination and sexual harassment in the workplace still occur.
Women in the Workforce – India: Quick Take
An overview of working women in India, including stats on demographics, education, and diversity.
Generations-Demographic Trends in Population and Workforce: Quick Take
This Quick Take has revealing information about different generations in the workforce worldwide.
Women in the Workforce – Japan: Quick Take
Women are the key to Japan's labor force transformation, but they continue to face many challenges.