Anna Beninger conducts global research on talent management practices to develop actionable solutions that organizations, leaders, and individuals can leverage to achieve equality for women and diverse employees. She engages with international Fortune 500 companies across industries, as well as academic and governmental institutions, to create diverse and inclusive workplaces. To amplify the impact of this work, Anna designed and successfully implemented a new function leading internal learning programs and providing one-on-one coaching focused on practical, research-based insights to drive change on the ground in our over 800 supporter organizations globally.
Prior to joining Catalyst, she was a Research Associate at the Harvard Business School, where she conducted social psychological research applied to a business context.
Anna 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, the U.K., Australia, and the U.S. Anna graduated summa cum laude from Claremont McKenna College with a BA in Psychology.