Pay Equity

The gender pay gap is alive and well. That’s right: women and men still are not earning equal pay for equal work! This is happening despite substantial evidence showing that pay equity is not just the right thing to do—it’s the smart thing to do. Fortunately, business leaders and organizations have an opportunity to help move the needle right now to close the gender pay gap.

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Advancing Your Own Career

My Career Toolkit: Pay Equity and Finance

Find resources to help you with pay equity, salary negotiation, and personal finances.

Catalyst Award Winner

Case Study: Schneider Electric—Attracting and Retaining Women in Schneider Electric India

Learn about Schneider Electric's Catalyst Award-winning initiative.

Business Case

Quick Take: Women in the Workforce—Mexico

While important advances have been made, Mexican women still face many workplace challenges.

Business Case

Quick Take: Women in the Workforce—China

Although Chinese women hold one of Asia's highest labor-force-participation rates, cultural norms put working women at a disadvantage.

Top Resources

Quick Take: Women in Male-Dominated Industries and Occupations

Women working in male-dominated industries face a variety of challenges including pervasive stereotypes and sexual harassment.

Top Resources

Quick Take: Women’s Earnings—The Wage Gap

Facts and figures on the gender wage-gaps that women—young and old—experience worldwide.

Pay Equity

Webinar Recording: Equal Pay Day

Listen to this webinar to hear how organizations can take action to end the pay gap.


Catalyst illumine des édifices partout dans le monde à l’occasion de la journée internationale des femmes

Ce soir, à la veille de la Journée internationale des femmes, Catalyst illuminera des édifices afin de porter un message…


Catalyst Takes Over Global Skylines on International Women’s Day

On the eve of International Women’s Day 2018, Catalyst is using buildings as beacons to send a powerful message to…

Pay Equity

Webinar Recording: Actions to Make Every Day Equal Pay Day

Listen to this webinar recording to hear about tools and best practices available to help your organization end the pay…

Pay Equity

5 Ways To Close The Gender Pay Gap

Here are a few solutions, along with some helpful tips for closing the pay gap once and for all. Read…

Pay Equity

Women are Getting a Seat at the Table, but the Pay Gap Remains

The pay gap still remains and there are far from enough women in leadership positions, however, what is promising is…

Pay Equity

Equal Pay Day: Isn’t It Time Women Get Paid Fairly?

April 12 is Equal Pay Day, the date that symbolizes how far into the year women must work to earn…

Catalyst Award Winner

Case Study: Gap Inc.—Women and Opportunity

Catalyst Award Winner

Case Study: Gap Inc.—Women and Opportunity (Japanese Version)

2016年カタリスト・アワード受賞者「女性と機会」は、Gap Inc.

Pay Equity

Ten Numbers That Reveal Australia’s Gender-Equality Challenge

Australian employers are required to report every year on pay and the composition of their workforce, by gender. Here’s what…

Pay Equity

Celebrate Women’s Equality Day By Fighting For Equal Pay

Every August 26th Catalyst is proud to celebrate Women’s Equality Day, a date selected to commemorate the 1920 passage of…

Pay Equity

Next Goal In Women’s Soccer? Closing The Pay Gap

Pay inequality is alive and well, and it doesn’t only exist within corporate offices. When it comes to competing on…

Board Diversity

Women Leaders Are Well Positioned To Lead In The Global Economy

According to recent Catalyst data, women hold only 23 (4.6%) of CEO positions at S&P 500 companies and 19.2% of…

Pay Equity

More Real-Life Stories Of Unequal Pay

Every year on Equal Pay Day, Catalyst blogs about the frustratingly persistent gender pay gap. This year, we decided to…