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.
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.
Women in the Workforce – Canada: Quick Take
How does Canada's increasing, diversifying, and aging population impact working women?
Women in Government: Quick Take
A snapshot of the leadership roles women play in democratically elected governments around the world.
Women in Management: Quick Take
Statistical overview of women in senior management and leadership positions around the world.
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.
List: Women CEOs of the S&P 500
Only 6.4% of S&P500 CEOs are women. See which companies put women at the top of their C-suites.
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.
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.
Women in the Workforce – Mexico: Quick Take
While important advances have been made, Mexican women still face many workplace challenges.
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.
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.
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: 1972-2020
The only complete listing of all the women who have been CEO in the Fortune listings.
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.