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 Law (Quick Take)
Data and sources on women in law in Canada, Europe, and the United States.
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 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.
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.
Women in Energy (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.
LGBTQ+ Workplace Issues (Quick Take)
Find the statistics you need regarding LGBT populations around the world and their work environments.
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 Management (Quick Take)
Statistical overview of women in senior management and leadership positions around the world.
People of Colour in Canada (Quick Take)
Facts and figures about Canada's people of colour population in the workplace and education.
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.
Women in the Workforce: Global (Quick Take)
In many countries, women account for 40% or more of the total labor force.
Working Parents (Quick Take)
How do family composition and paid leave for parents compare around the world?
Women in the Workforce: Canada (Quick Take)
How does Canada's increasing, diversifying, and aging population impact working women?
The Impact of Covid-19 on Workplace Inclusion (Quick Take)
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 Financial Services (Quick Take)
A look at the state of women working in specific occupations that fall within the field of financial services.
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.
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 on Corporate Boards (Quick Take)
Get the facts on the benefits of gender-balanced boards and find resources to help diversify your board.
Too Few Women of Color on Boards: Statistics and Solutions (Quick Take)
Despite changing demographics, corporate boards are still appointing directors who look like the old directors.