It makes business sense for corporate boards to reflect their customers, clients, and employee base. Yet only 22.5% of board seats in the Fortune 500 are held by women, and only 4.6% are held by women of color. Explore our resources and programs for increasing board diversity and becoming a board director here.
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Accord Catalyst 2022: Accélerer L’Avancement des Femmes
L’Accord Catalyst 2022 fait appel aux conseils d’administration et aux PDG canadiens en leur demandant de s’engager en faveur de…
Catalyst Accord 2022: Accelerating the Advancement of Women
The Catalyst Accord 2022 calls on Canadian boards and CEOs to pledge to accelerate the advancement of women in business.…
Why Some Board Gender Quotas Don’t Work
Here's a close look at the results of Spain's 2007 law.
Catalyst Women On Board™
Catalyst Women On Board™ builds a cadre of talented women corporate directors to solve the boardroom diversity challenge.
Join Catalyst & Osler as we share the most recent Diversity Disclosure Practices and talk about what companies got it…
My Career Toolkit: Getting On a Corporate Board
Take advantage of learning and networking opportunities that may land you a seat on a corporate board.
Pyramid: Women in S&P 500 Companies
Catalyst's famous pyramid depicts how the number of women in leadership positions shrinks as they climb the corporate ladder. Read…
Find out which board candidates and mentors/sponsors are participating in Catalyst Women On Board in the US.
Number of Fortune 500 Boards with over 40 Percent Diversity Doubled since 2012
The number of Fortune 500 companies with greater than 40 percent diversity has more than doubled from 69 to 145…
Report: Missing Pieces: The 2018 Board Diversity Census of Women and Minorities on Fortune 500 Boards
This multi-year study provides powerful metrics on the number of women and people of color in top US boardrooms. Read…
Recent Catalyst Women On Board Appointments
Find out which Catalyst Women On Board participants have been appointed to a corporate board recently.
Resources for Joining a Corporate Board
Learn about available resources that can help you bolster inclusion on your corporate board.
Corporate Board Services Allies
Catalyst works with a diverse group of organizations that share our goal of increasing the number of women on corporate…
See the board candidates and mentor/sponsors participating in Catalyst Women On Board in Canada this year.
Corporate Board Services
Catalyst Corporate Board Services works to increase board diversity by advocating for gender diversity in corporate boardrooms around the globe.…
Quick Take: Women on Corporate Boards
Get the facts on the benefits of gender-balanced boards and find resources to help diversify your board.
Report: Inclusion in Action: The Catalyst CEO Champions For Change
Catalyst CEO Champions For Change companies are outpacing their global peers in advancing women.
Webinar Recording: DirectWomen and Catalyst: Pathways to International Board Service
This webinar explored the pathways to a seat on an international board through a discussion of experience, subject matter expertise, and…
Catalyst Women On Board™: Sponsorship Sparks Change
In 2013, Catalyst acquired Women On Board™ Canada—a program that began pairing board-ready candidates with CEOs and board chairs in…
Webinar Recording: In Conversation: Access & Impact of Women on Corporate Boards
Listen to this thought-provoking panel discussion about the current status of women on Fortune 500 Boards, the challenges that all…