Women CEOs

Women—particularly women of color, women born outside of the United States, and LGBT women—are underrepresented among CEOs of the Fortune 500. Catalyst tracks the data and helps advance more women onto corporate boards.

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Women CEOs

Women CEOs in Underrepresented Groups (List)

Women, women of color, women born outside of the United States, and LGBT women are underrepresented in the Fortune 500.

Future of Work

Highlights from the Sold-Out Catalyst Awards

Catalyst gathered leaders in person and virtually from around the globe to reimagine the workplace at our sold-out event.

DEI 101

Pyramid: Women in the United States Workforce (Infographic)

Catalyst's famous pyramid depicts how the number of women in leadership positions shrinks as they climb the corporate ladder.

Organizational Culture Change

LinkedIn Live: Prioritizing Workplace Equity Now

Join Hariton and Advaithi to hear about how organizations can prioritize diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace.

Board Diversity

LinkedIn Live: Advancing Progress For Women of Color in Leadership

Join us for a conversation about advancing progress for women of color in the C-suite and corporate governance.

Women CEOs of the S&P 500 (List)

Only 6.0% of S&P 500 CEOs are women. See which companies put women at the top of their C-suites.

Race, Ethnicity, and Culture

Building Inclusion for Indigenous Peoples in Canadian Workplaces (Report)

Catalyst research finds many Indigenous Peoples in Canada pay an Emotional Tax at work and identifies ways managers can help.

Women CEOs

Now is the Moment: Women’s Advancement in the Arts, Business, and Beyond (Webinar Recording)

Catalyst and the New York Philharmonic present a timely discussion exploring the experiences of women across sectors and industries. The panel…

Women CEOs

Historical Women CEOs of the Fortune Lists: 1972-2022 (List)

The only complete listing of all the women who have been CEO in the Fortune listings.

Women CEOs

How Women CEOs Are Selected & Succession (List)

Up-to-date information on women CEO selection and succession within Fortune 500 companies.

Women CEOs

2013 Catalyst Census: Fortune 500 Women Executive Officers and Top Earners (Report)

Once again the needle barely budged for women aspiring to top business leadership in corporate America.

Enquête Catalyst 2012 : Les femmes cadres supérieures et les femmes les mieux rémunérées selon le classement Financial Post 500 (Rapport)

Ce rapport compte la proportion de femmes dans tous les postes de cadres supérieurs.

Women CEOs

2012 Catalyst Census: Financial Post 500 Women Senior Officers and Top Earners (Report)

Census tracking women's roles in senior officer positions.

Women CEOs

2012 Catalyst Census: Fortune 500 Women Executive Officers and Top Earners (Report)

The 2012 Catalyst Census provides critical statistics to gauge women's advancement into leadership and highlights the gender diversity gap.

Setting the Record Straight

2012 Catalyst’s Setting the Record Straight series used hard evidence derived primarily from Catalyst Fortune 500 and Financial Post 500…

Board Diversity

Narrowing the Financial Post 100 Gender Leadership Gap: Change is Closer Than You Think (Report)

This report addresses the myth that closing the gender leadership gap in corporate Canada is impossible.

Board Diversity

Narrowing the Fortune 100 Gender Leadership Gap: Change is Closer Than You Think (Report)

This report addresses the myth that closing the gender leadership gap in corporate America is impossible.

Board Diversity

The “Think Director, Think CEO” Myth: Fortune 500 Companies (Report)

This report addresses the myth that CEO experience is a requirement for corporate board service.

Women CEOs

2011 Catalyst Census: Fortune 500 Women Executive Officers and Top Earners (Report)

The 2011 Catalyst Census examines women's representation in corporate governance in the United States.

Women CEOs

Enquête Catalyst 2010 : Les Femmes Cadres Supérieures Et Les Femmes Les Mieux Rémunérées Selon Le Classement Financial Post 500 (Rapport)

This biennial report provides critical statistics to gauge women's advancement into leadership and highlights the gender diversity gap.