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.
Women in Academia: Quick Take
Find data and sources about women in academic careers in Australia, Canada, Europe, India, Japan, and the United States.
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 in Government: Quick Take
A snapshot of the leadership roles women play in democratically elected governments around the world.
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.
Women in Management: Quick Take
Statistical overview of women in senior management and leadership positions 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.
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Workplace Issues: Quick Take
Find the statistics you need regarding LGBT populations around the world and their work environments.
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.
Women in the Workforce – United States: Quick Take
Data overview of American women in the workforce, including in leadership and management.
Women in the Workforce – Canada: Quick Take
How does Canada's increasing, diversifying, and aging population impact working women?
People of Colour in Canada: Quick Take
Facts and figures about Canada's people of colour population in the workplace and education.
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.
Women in Accounting: Quick Take
Statistics on representation, the pay gap, and other issues facing women in accounting worldwide.
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.
Women in the Workforce – Mexico: Quick Take
While important advances have been made, Mexican women still face many workplace challenges.
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?
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.