C. Nicole Mason
Dr. C. Nicole Mason is the president and chief executive officer of the Institute for Women’s Policy Research. Having stepped into the role in November 2019, Dr. Mason is the youngest person currently leading one of the major inside-the-Beltway think tanks in Washington, DC, and one of the few women of color to do so. As one of the nation’s foremost intersectional researchers and scholars, Dr. Mason brings a fresh perspective and a wealth of experience to IWPR. Prior to IWPR, Dr. Mason was the executive director of the Women of Color Policy Network at New York University’s Robert F. Wagner’s Graduate School of Public Service.