Catalyst Staff

Jennifer Thorpe-Moscon, PhD

Vice President, Research Data & Innovation Lab

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Jennifer Thorpe-Moscon, PhD, is a researcher and expert in the leadership behaviors and organizational practices that contribute to or inhibit inclusion. As Vice President, Research Data & Innovation Lab, Jennifer plans, manages, and evaluates activities, processes, and operations to help drive Catalyst’s thought leadership on gender equity and workplace inclusion. She provides oversight on key research activities and processes, including developing protocols, setting goals, managing team member accountability, ensuring data integrity, and identifying and implementing technologies and tools to improve efficiency and effectiveness. Jennifer plays a vital role in building and maintaining global panels of survey participants to support data collection and analyses across research streams, and offers content and statistical expertise on select research projects, including serving as a part of the Catalyst Inclusion Accelerator core team. Jennifer also serves on the Catalyst Award Evaluation Committee.

Prior to joining Catalyst, Jennifer worked as a biostatistician at Mount Sinai as well as an instructor of master’s-level statistics at New York University. She has led several research labs of up to 13 researchers in both corporate and academic settings. Additionally, she authored the book How Geek Girls Will Rule the World (2013).

Jennifer received her PhD in social psychology from New York University. She earned a BA in both Psychology, with honors, and Computer Science from Columbia University, where she graduated magna cum laude.

Jennifer's Latest Work


Report: Getting Real About Inclusive Leadership

A new study by Catalyst uncovers the role managers play in creating inclusive workplaces and highlights the elements of inclusive leadership.

Work-Life Effectiveness

Webinar Recording: Flexible Work Arrangements

Experts discuss the benefits of workplace flexibility, bust myths about it, and arm leaders with tools to establish it.

Gender, Race, and Ethnicity

Report: Empowering Workplaces Combat Emotional Tax for People of Colour in Canada

Learn about the experience of Emotional Tax by women of colour in Canada and the effects of empowering workplaces.

Gender, Race, and Ethnicity

Rapport: Combattre les effets de la charge émotionnelle chez les personnes de couleur au canada grâce à l’autonomisation au sein des milieux de travail

Les femmes de couleur au Canada vivent des impôts émotionnels et ont besoin de lieux de travail plus autonomes.

Gender, Race, and Ethnicity

Webinar Recording: Day-to-Day Experiences of Emotional Tax Among Women and Men of Color in the Workplace

Listen to this webinar recording to hear the findings from the new report, Day-to-Day Experiences of Emotional Tax Among Women and Men of Color in the Workplace.

Gender, Race, and Ethnicity

Day-to-Day Experiences of Emotional Tax Among Women and Men of Color in the Workplace

Learn what Emotional Tax is and how it affects both employees of color and organizations.

Gender, Race, and Ethnicity

Emotional Tax: How Black Women and Men Pay More at Work and How Leaders Can Take Action

Emotional Tax is the experience of being different from peers because of your gender/race/ethnicity and the associated detrimental effects


Report: Inclusion Is Key to Keeping Canadian High Potentials

Leveraging Canada's diversity to improve economic performance poses a significant challenge.  


Webinar Recording: Revealing the Real Millennials: Expectations and Impact of Workplace Gender Bias

Learn about the gender-related prejudice many Millennials encounter, as well as what you can do about it.

Advancing Your Own Career

Webinar Recording: Unpacking Catalyst’s Career Development Tools

The webinar discussion focused on the Catalyst's longitudinal research series on high-potential employees.