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.

  • Gender gap in boardroom

    A video that features stats from the Financial Post 500 Census to illustrate the representation of women on boards.

    Business in Vancouver, by Business in Vancouver

  • Women on corporate boards on the rise

    Financial Post 500 Census cited and Alex Johnston quoted on what it will take to reach gender parity on corporate boards.

    CBC News, by CBC News

  • More Canadian women on corporate boards despite poor overall numbers: survey

    Financial Post 500 Census cited to show that although overall there has been little progression in getting women on boards, there are more women in Canada garnering board seats.

    Yahoo Canada, by Darah Hansen

  • Voluntary Action Is Not Working!

    Financial Post 500 Census cited in an article that explores why voluntary action to increase women on boards is not working.

    Huffington Post, by Keven Bellows

  • Saskatchewan companies ahead of the curve in women’s representation

    Financial Post 500 Census mentioned and Alex Johnston quoted on the state of gender parity on corporate boards.

    Metro News, by Jacob Morgan

  • 16 % de femmes dans les C.A.

    Story on Financial Post 500 Census notes the results in Quebec.

    Jobboom, by Jobboom

  • Female Board Representation Inches Up in Canada

    Financial Post 500 Census cited along with a map that illustrates female board representation was highest in Saskatchewan and Nova Scotia. 

    Wall Street Journal, by Carolyn King

  • Canadian Firms Added More Women to Boards in 2013, Catalyst Says

    Financial Post 500 Census cited and Alex Johnston quoted on diversifying boards and what it will take to reach gender parity.

    Bloomberg Businessweek, by Katia Dmitrieva

  • Plus de femmes au C.A., oui madame!

    Financial Post 500 Census cited to illustrate that Quebec is making progress with the representation of women on boards. Coleen MacKinnon-Charette is quoted saying, we are on the right track but there is more todo.

    La Presse, by Stéphanie Grammond

  • Report
    Enquête Catalyst 2013 : Les femmes membres de conseils d’administration selon le classement Financial Post 500

    Enquête Catalyst 2013 : Les femmes membres de conseils d’administration selon le classement Financial Post 500 examine en détail la représentation des femmes au sein des conseils d’administration des plus grandes sociétés canadiennes.

    Date: March 3, 2014
    Region: Canada