Anna Beninger is creating a vision and strategy to position Catalyst as the preeminent thought and solutions leader on the Future of Work, and leading the execution of this strategy to drive change and significant progress for women. She also leads the Catalyst Expert Community, a group of global business leaders from over 20 organizations committed to making change for women and other diverse groups in their workplaces through collaboration and continuous learning. In addition, Ms. Beninger provides strategic thought partnership in the development and launch of a five-year major gifts campaign, focusing primarily on gift solicitations of $500,000 to $1 million or more from C-level corporate donors.
Ms. Beninger has a background in research and deep expertise across all content areas in diversity and inclusion. Prior to this role, she spent seven years in the Research Department at Catalyst and was also a Research Associate at the Harvard Business School.
Ms. Beninger earned her MSc in Social and Cultural Psychology from the London School of Economics on a U.S. National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Her dissertation, “Women in Academia: A Cross-Cultural Perspective on Work/Life Balance,” evaluated the role of institutional and governmental policies, as well as culture, on women’s ability to find work/life effectiveness in Sweden, Australia, the U.K., and the U.S. Ms. Beninger graduated summa cum laude from Claremont McKenna College with a BA in Psychology.
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