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Jennifer Thorpe-Moscon, PhD

Vice President, Research and Chair, Catalyst Award

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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 and Chair, Catalyst Award, Jennifer leads the Catalyst Award Evaluation Committee annual process and team. She examines organizational diversity efforts, change models, and initiatives across regions and industries. She investigates organization-specific diversity programs and workplace environments and heads an interdepartmental group through a year-long process of evaluating corporate and professional strategies. She is an acknowledged and sought-after expert in intersectional research across gender, race, and ethnicity and maintains the rigor and high standards of the Catalyst Award.

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.