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.

  • No matter the job, women don’t want to work in tech

    Catalyst's High Potentials in Tech- Intensive Industries: The Gender Divide in Business Roles is highlighted in this piece about the shortage of women working in the tech industry. Anna Beninger, Director, Research, is quoted as well.

    Fortune, by Caroline Fairchild

  • Tool
    Infographic: The Gender Divide in Tech-Intensive Industries

    No matter the job, STEM industries can make the workplace better for women.

    Date: October 23, 2014
    Region: Global
  • Report
    High Potentials in Tech- Intensive Industries: The Gender Divide in Business Roles

    STEM industries need talent because of a leaky pipeline. Find out how your company can attract and retain women from day one with this report.

    Date: October 23, 2014
    Region: Global
  • Let’s Fix It: Bring Diversity to the C-Suite

    Denise Morrison, President and CEO of Campbell Soup Company, write about the need for increased diversity in the C-suite and cites 2013 Catalyst Census: Fortune 500.

    TIME, by Denise Morrison

  • Women still underrepresented in Philadelphia's C-suite and boards

    This article about the underrepresentaiton of of women holding chief executive positions and board seats in Philadelphia's top companies cites 2013 Catalyst Census: Fortune 500.

    Philadelphia Business Journal, by Francis Hilario

  • Investors should consider promising returns of companies run by women

    Alex Johnston, Executive Director, Catalyst Canada, is quoted with the mention of the 2013 Catalyst Census: Financial Post 500 Women Board Director in this piece about the improvement of corproate performance under female leadership.

    Canadian Business, by Murad Hemmadi

  • Cop’s Daughter Tuned to ESPN on Road to Becoming Bank CEO

    The 2013 Catalyst Census: Fortune 2013 is cited in this article highlighting Margaret Keane, who leads Synchrony Financial, the General Electric Co. unit which is now the most valuable U.S. bank run by a woman.

    Bloomberg Businessweek, by Elizabeth Dexheimer

  • Female MBA graduates lack ambition of male counterparts, says study

    This piece about women's lack of ambition for senior executive or chief exercutive roles in "tech -intensive" industries quotes Allyson Zimmermann, Senior Director, Catalyst Europe AG, and mentions Catalyst's High Potentials in Tech- Intensive Industries: The Gender Divide in Business Roles.

    The Guardian, by Simon Goodley

  • What opportunity? Nordic equality fails to infiltrate corporate club

    Catalyst's 2013 Catalyst Census: Fortune 500 is cited in this piece about the lag of Nordic countries behind the rest of the world in the number of women in their corproate executive positions.

    Reuters, by Mia Shanley

  • 'Where Are All The Girls?' Jill Abramson On Breaking Barriers For Young Women In Business

    This article about Jill Abramson's take on the lack of women in executive positions cites Catalyst's Statistical Overview of Women in the Workplace.

    Forbes, by Emily Inverso