Catalyst In the News

  • Why are so few women even on the business side of tech companies?

    Anna Beninger, Director, Research, is quoted in this piece about the findings of Catalyst's High Potentials in Tech- Intensive Industries: The Gender Divide in Business Roles.

    The Washington Post, by Brigid Schulte and Jena McGregor

  • WB to look at ways to get women in the boardroom

    Alex Johnston, Executive Director, Catalyst Canada, is quoted in this piece about the new requirement of publicly traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange to explain how they're recruiting women to their boards and executive positions.

    Pique, by Alison Taylor

  • 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

  • Investors should consider promising returns of companies run by women

    Alex Johnston, Executive Director, Catalyst Canada, is quoted and 2013 Catalyst Census: Financial Post 500 Women Board Directors is cited in this piece about a growing body of research suggesting that gender diversity in corporate leadership can produce tangible financial results.

    MSN Canada, by Murad Hemmadi

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • For every study telling women how to get ahead, there's another study telling them the opposite

    Catalyst's The Double-Bind Dilemma for Women in Leadership: Damned if You Do, Doomed if You Don’t is mentioned in this piece the challenges women face to advance in the workplace.

    Vox, by Danielle Kurtzleben