Catalyst In the News

  • How Women Have To Work Harder and Smarter To Claim Their Rightful Space On Indian Corporate Boards

    This piece explores how Indian women have to work much harder to achieve a place in the boardroom. Shachi Irde, Executive Director of Catalyst India, is quoted.

    Economic Times, by Lijee Philip, Rica Bhattacharyya & Kala Vijayraghavan

  • Big Ideas From The City’s Business Leaders

    In this article, Alex Johnston, Executive Director of Catalyst Canada, offers ideas on how to improve Toronto for its citizens and companies.

    The Star, by Anthony Haines

  • Women’s Champion Helena Morrissey Aims To Have It All

    This article highlights Helena Morrissey, CEO of London-based investment firm, and mentions Catalyst Canada and the Catalyst Accord.

    The Globe and Mail, by Janet McFarland

  • “Even Companies That Sell Tampons Are Run By Men”

    According to this piece, companies that create products for women are still disproportionately led by males. The article includes Catalyst’s U.S. Women in Business pyramid and quotes Deborah Gillis, President and CEO of Catalyst.

    The Huffington Post, by Jill Berman

  • “Why Companies Need To Appoint More Women To Their Board of Directors”

    Brande Stellings, Vice President of Corporate Board Services, Catalyst, is mentioned in this article for her participation in the Spotlight on Women discussion panel.

    Cleveland Plain Dealer, by Janet H. Cho

  • “More Than A Paycheck: New Dads Want Paid Leave To Be Caregivers”

    This piece focuses on paternity leave and quotes Anthony Mitchell, Senior Membership Manager, Catalyst.

    Washington Post, by Brigid Schulte

  • Fortune: Female-Led Businesses Beat the Stock Market, But Their Numbers Remain Low

    This article reflects on the recent Fortune piece, “Women CEOs in the Fortune 1000: By the Numbers,” citing Catalyst’s 2013 Fortune Census and Bottom Line: Corporate Performance and Women's Representation on Boards. It also quotes Ilene Lang, Former President and Chief Executive Officer of...

    TriplePundit, by Andrea Newell

  • Goldman Sachs’ Matsui Challenges ‘Myths’ of Womenomics

    This blog piece describes Kathy Matsui’s challenges of myths about the causes of women’s underrepresentation in Japanese workplaces. Matsui cites Catalyst’s The Bottom Line: Corporate Performance and Women’s Representation on Boards (2004–2008). 

    The Wall Street Journal, by YOKO SUDO

  • It's Time to Fix the Very Pale, Very Male Boardroom

    This article is about the persistent dominance of white men in boardrooms. It quotes Brande Stellings, Vice President, Corporate Board Services, Catalyst, and cites Catalyst’s Advancing Women Leaders: The Connection Between Women Board Directors and Women Corporate Officers.

    New Republic, by Bryce Covert

  • 4 Charts That All Companies Run Entirely by Men Need to See

    This article uses charts created with data from Catalyst’s 2013 Catalyst Census: Fortune 500 to illustrate the positive effects women board members have on companies.

    Policy.Mic, by Chris Walker