Gender Pay Gap

The gender pay gap is alive and well, even though closing it, along with the gaps in opportunity and leadership, isn’t just the smart thing to do, it’s the right thing to do. Fortunately, business leaders and organizations have an opportunity to help move the needle right now to close these gaps, because until women achieve parity in business leadership roles, they will be marginalized in every other arena, and the pay gap will remain.



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Gender Pay Gap

Women Getting Paid the Same as Men: Hurdles, History, and How to Move Forward

Josie Cox teaches readers about the past, present, and future of women's struggles for economic equality in the US.

Race, Ethnicity, and Culture

7 Actions Your Company Should Take to Overcome Bias Against AANHPI Women (Blog Post)

HR and DEI leaders: you are empowered to steer your organizations toward cultural changes that will support these valued employees.

Webinar Recording: Intersectionality and Pay Equity for Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islanders

Learn about strategies and programs to support AANHPI women at work and equalize earnings at every level. 

Gender Pay Gap

Time Is Ticking for the EU Pay Transparency Directive

A new landmark workplace law will reshape pay practices in the EU—and it’s about time.

Video: Dr. Claudia Goldin Talks Childcare and Greedy Jobs

Heather Foust-Cummings, Chief Research & Development Officer talks to lauded labor economist and 2023 winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics, Dr. Claudia Goldin about her research and the significant impact childcare challenges have on women in the workplace.

Video: How to Navigate the EU Pay Transparency Directive

An expert panel of leaders talk about the challenges, pitfalls, and impact of the EU Pay Transparency Directive.

Gender Bias

Here’s What Hillary Rodham Clinton Told the Catalyst Community About Gender Parity

The trailblazing former secretary of state, senator, and first lady offered practical advice on how to challenge systemic barriers.

Gender Pay Gap

Unlock Equity for Women of Color: 5 Strategies from Google

The gender pay gap (the difference between the earnings for men and women) for women of color is a serious…

Gender Pay Gap

Equal Pay Starts With Pay Transparency: Step-By-Step Guide for HR Leaders (Blog Post)

Are you ready to implement pay transparency at your organization? Here are the steps you can take to get started.

Gender Pay Gap

This International Women’s Day, Learn How to Bridge the Gender Equity Gap at Your Workplace

Insights from Denine Das, VP of Global Inclusion at Scotiabank, on how to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Gender Pay Gap

HR, Take Note: Employees Want Pay Transparency. Smart Companies Are Listening. (Blog Post)

Learn about pay transparency and why it gives your company a competitive advantage when recruiting and retaining talent.

On Pay Equity, Transparency, and Advancing Women Into Leadership, Catalyst CEO Champions For Change Companies Outperform Global Peers

Catalyst CEO Champions For Change companies represent more than 11 million employees and over $3 trillion in revenue globally, and continue to outpace their global peers in pay equity measurement and action and advancing women into senior leadership.

Champions For Change

This CEO Community Is Keeping and Advancing Their Best Talent. Are You? (Report)

These 80+ CEOs are advancing pay equity and retaining women at all levels of their organizations. Learn how.

Virtual Roundtable: Beyond Illusions: The Unfinished Agenda for Workplace Gender Equity

Join us this International Women's Day for a transformative, thought-provoking Catalyst Conversation that challenges the prevailing myth that work on gender equity in the workplace is no longer an urgent priority.

CEO Letter

Let’s Make 2024 the Year of the Catalyst Effect (CEO Letter)

Creating workplaces that work for all is more relevant and necessary than ever, says Catalyst President and CEO Lorraine Hariton.

Webinar: Looking Through a Latine Lens at Equity and Inclusion Initiatives for Women

Join us to learn the importance of attracting and advancing Latine women at your organization.

DEI 101

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.

In-Person Catalyst Conversation: Promises vs. Progress: Following Through on Commitments

Has your organization made commitments or pledges to increase its diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) efforts over the last few…

In-Person Executive Discussion: Challenges and Opportunities for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in the Future of Work – What do workers want from their leaders?

Join us for an engaging conversation with Catalyst President & CEO Lorraine Hariton and a senior Steelcase executive on the steps we all need to take to be an employer of choice. 


Beginning a Measurement Process (Tool)

Whether your organization is just starting its workforce measurement strategy or expanding it, this tool has the resources you need.