Catalyst In the News

  • New study shows that Canada’s largest cities, including Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal, and Calgary, rank below almost all major U.S. cities in terms of women in senior management positions. Catalyst Canada Executive Director Alex Johnston quoted.

    The Globe and Mail, by JANET McFARLAND

  • More on Lord Davies’ boardroom diversity review's finding that appointments of women to boards are slowing down. Catalyst's Vice President of Corporate Board Services Brande Stellings quoted.


  • Opinion piece by Catalyst COO Deborah Gillis and President and CEO of BMO (and member of Catalyst's Board of Directors) Bill Downe about how voluntary efforts such as the Catalyst Accord can only work with the wholehearted support of business leaders. IN FRENCH.

    La Presse, by Bill Downe and Deborah Gillis

  • Article about Catalyst's Career Pathways symposium in Bangalore. Catalyst COO Deborah Gillis and Catalyst's Senior Director of the Inclusive Leadership Initiative Deepali Bagati quoted.

    The Economic Times

  • Executive Director of Catalyst Canada Alex Johnston quoted on why Canada needs more women on boards. Catalyst FP Census cited.

    The Globe and Mail, by JANET McFARLAND

  • Article about the 50th anniversary of Harvard Business School's decision to begin accepting women students. Catalyst President & CEO (and graduate of Harvard Business School) Ilene H. Lang quoted.

    Bloomberg, by Carol Hymowitz

  • Will women ever occupy more roles in the finance industry? Great quote from Catalyst President and CEO Ilene H. Lang: "Women in finance have to strike a delicate balance between tough and tyrannical..." Swagger and the willingness to do a deal at any cost are rewarded, but “it’s behavior that’s...

    The New York Times (DealBook), by Jessica Silver-Greenberg

  • Catalyst research quoted in article about women on boards.

    Huffington Post, by Kay Koplovitz

  • Article about the women executives who shared their personal advice and pathways to success in the corporate world at the 2013 Catalyst Awards Conference.

    Society for Human Resource Management, by Pamela Babcock

  • Profile of Alcoa Inc.’s 2013 Catalyst Award-winning practice of using hard hats to break the glass ceiling.

    Society for Human Resource Management, by Pamela Babcock