Gender Bias

Gendered stereotypes result in sexism and can create structural barriers that perpetuate workplace gender inequality. Catalyst research finds, for example, that women leaders perceived as nurturing or emotional are liked but not considered competent. We show how organizations can identify and interrupt gender bias in workplace processes and culture.



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Gender Bias

Creating New Norms for Gender Expression & Identity (Webinar Recording)

Learn tactical steps on how to celebrate the lived and expressed genders of your teams from our speakers.

Creating New Norms for Gender Expression & Identity

Learn tactical steps on how to celebrate the lived and expressed genders of your teams.


CatalystX Discussion Facilitation Guide – Understanding Gender Equity (Tool)

This Supporter-Only post-course discussion facilitation guide is for organizations to drive home learnings from the CatalystX course, Understanding Gender Equity.

Unconscious Bias

Manager’s Guide to Bias-Free Hiring (Blog Post)

Develop a more diverse and inclusive team by following these 5 steps.

Artificial Intelligence

AI and Equitable Hiring in a Post-Pandemic World (Trend Brief)

Being intentional regarding bias in the hiring process is crucial for rebuilding a diverse workforce.

Unconscious Bias

International Women’s Day 2020: Now Is The Moment To #BiasCorrect (Webinar Recording)

International Women’s Day (IWD) is an annual day of awareness-building and celebration, dedicated to accelerating the progress of women’s social,…

Unconscious Bias

11 Harmful Types of Unconscious Bias and How to Interrupt Them (Blog Post)

Gender bias is just one type. Learn about others as well as how to interrupt them.

Unconscious Bias

Understanding Unconscious Bias: Ask Catalyst Express

Resources for employees to interrupt their own biases.

Artificial Intelligence

How AI Reinforces Gender Stereotypes (Trend Brief)

Artificial Intelligence is only as good as humans design it to be, and humans still have work to do.

Gender Bias

Gendered Ageism (Trend Brief)

Older workers face stereotyping, prejudice, and discrimination in the workplace. Consequences of ageism affect women earlier than men and in…

Inclusive Communications

Overcoming Conversation Roadblocks (Infographic)

Do you fear saying the wrong thing? Not sure how to respond to coworkers' insensitive remarks? Here are common roadblocks…

Artificial Intelligence

AI and Gender Bias (Trend Brief)

Humans may be programming their own biases, including around gender and race, into the algorithms behind artificial intelligence.

Gender Bias

The Ripple Effect: Working Women Grow Economies (Infographic)

When women succeed, families, businesses, economies, and nations all succeed.

Gender Bias

The Ripple Effect: Educating Women Changes Lives (Infographic)

When girls and women are educated, they are able to contribute more to their families, businesses, and economy.


What Is Gender? A Guide to Understand Gender Identity (Tool)

How companies and employees can prepare for a gender non-binary workplace.

Sexual Harassment

Bystander Intervention – How You Can Stop Sexual Harassment at Work: Knowledge Burst

This 10-minute microlearning will teach you simple steps to safely intervene if you see sexual harassment happening at your workplace.

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence: The New Frontier for Confronting Gender Bias (Blog Post)

These tech startups are using AI to try to make gender bias in the workplace a thing of the past.


Webinar: What is Gender? Let’s Talk About It

This webinar will provide tips and tools to help employers create more inclusive workplaces for all employees regardless of their…

Unconscious Bias

Break the Cycle – Eliminating Gender Bias in Talent Management Systems (Infographic)

Download this infographic to learn how gender bias can seep into your talent management system.

Recruitment and Retention

Break the Cycle – HR Experts (Tool)

HR Experts: Learn more about how to revamp your current methods by downloading this Supporter-only tool.