Liz Mulligan-Ferry conducts research on many areas of diversity and inclusion, including corporate governance, talent management, organizational change, and work-life effectiveness. As a member of the Catalyst Research Center for Equity in Business Leadership, she oversees the annual Financial Post 500 Census reports, which examine women’s representation in leadership positions at Canada’s top-grossing companies. As a member of the Catalyst Research Center for Corporate Practice, Ms. Mulligan-Ferry liaises with organizations about their institutional D&I efforts and manages the Catalyst Practices Recognition Program, a new, global model for recognizing innovative Practices. She also co-leads the internal Work-Life Issue Specialty Team.
Prior to joining Catalyst, Ms. Mulligan-Ferry worked with Public Agenda, a nonprofit, nonpartisan research and public engagement organization, and on the MDRC/Department of Health and Human Services Head Start CARES project. Ms. Mulligan-Ferry received her MA in Psychology from the University of North Carolina-Greensboro and her BA in Psychology from Gonzaga University, where she graduated cum laude.