TORONTO, Feb. 18, 2013 /CNW/ - WHAT: New research! The 2012 Catalyst Census: Financial Post 500 Women Senior Officers and Top Earners provides a comprehensive look at women's advancement in senior leadership positions at Canada's largest organizations and companies. A rigorous count of how many women hold leadership positions and where; how many companies have promoted qualified women into the senior ranks and why it matters to Canadian business and to its economy.
WHO: Catalyst leaders including Canada's new Executive Director Alex Johnston and COO Deborah Gillis as well as in the trenches researchers are available to comment and offer insights on where, how and why women in Canada are making progress in leadership positions across key industry sectors.
WHEN: 7 A.M. (EST): Tuesday February 19,2013
About Catalyst: Founded in 1962, Catalyst is the leading nonprofit membership organization expanding opportunities for women and business. With offices in the United States, Canada, Europe, and India, and more than 600 members, Catalyst is the trusted resource for research, information, and advice about women at work. Catalyst annually honours exemplary organizational initiatives that promote women's advancement with the Catalyst Award.
SOURCE: Catalyst Canada Inc.
MEDIA CONTACTS: Claire M. Tallarico, 416-616-9940
Quebec: Ariane Tremblay, 514 861 1330
(Pre and day of interviews available for both English and French language media)