Women in Leadership

High-potential women advance more slowly than their male peers, in terms of both career progression and pay, even though they employ career management strategies similar to men’s. Organizations that neglect this critical talent-management issue risk lagging their competitors in attracting, developing, and retaining the best candidates to serve as the next generation of leaders.

  • 5 ways women can advance their careers by borrowing from men’s playbook

    This piece, which provides advice on how women can advance in their careers, features Catalyst’s How to Prepare Yourself for Corporate Board Service infographic.

    Columbus Business First, by Carrie Ghose

  • 7 Things Every Woman Needs to Know About "Other Women"

    In this article about the importance of relationships between women, Catalyst’s Leaders Pay It Forward, Good Intentions Imperfect Execution? report is cited.

    Huffington Post, by Shirley Osborne

  • Who’s Being Left Out on Your Team?

    Jeanine Prime, PhD, Vice President & Center Leader, Catalyst Research Center for Advancing Leader Effectiveness, is quoted in this article about inclusive leadership.

    The Harvard Business Review

  • Companies hire only women if female talent quits

    Shachi Irde, Executive Director, Catalyst India WRC, is quoted in this piece about a “new mantra in corporate India” which is replacing a departing female employee only with another woman.

    The Times of India, by Namrata Singh

  • La igualdad laboral sigue siendo un problema en EEUU

    Although women won the right to vote in the U.S. 94 years ago, gender parity in the workplace for women remains a problem. Jan Combopiano, Vice President & Chief Knowledge Officer, Catalyst, is quoted in this article.

    ImpreMedia, by María Peña and Ana B. Nieto

  • Only one of Japan’s top executives is female – and she’s not even Japanese

    According to a Bloomberg report, there is only one female top exec in Japan—and she’s a white American living in New York. Catalyst's Women in Management, Global Comparison Quick Take is cited.

    Tech in Asia, by J.T. Quigley

  • Former Cleveland Federal Reserve Bank CEO Sandra Pianalto joins J.M. Smucker's board of directors

    Brande Stellings, JD, Vice President, Corporate Board Services, is quoted in piece about the appointment of a new woman to Smucker’s corporate board.

    Cleveland Plain Dealer, by Janet H. Cho

  • Women Work Well In Groups Unless There's Competition; Men Are Complete Opposite

    A new study discovered that women are creative in collaborative groups, but not when there is competition. This article cites Catalyst’s Earnings and Income Quick Take.

    Medical Daily, by Samantha Olson

  • Women CEOs: A Slow But Steady Upward Trend

    This piece looks at the rise of women CEOs. Catalyst’s Quick Takes data is cited.

    Strategy + Business, by Strategy + Business

  • Why the Confidence Chasm? New Study Finds Both Genders Likelier to Try to Cheat Females

    According to new research, both women and men are more likely to cheat a woman who seems less confident. Anna Beninger, Director, Research, is quoted and Catalyst’s census data is cited in this piece.

    California Magazine, by Stacy Finz