C. Nicole Mason
C. Nicole Mason has worked in advocacy and public education at the local, state and national levels with a special focus on women and underserved communities for the last 13 years. In her research and writing, she continues to investigate the intersections of race, class, gender, ethnicity, and other markers of difference and their impact on rights and public policy outcomes at the local, state, and national levels.
Mason has served as the Director for Research and Policy Initiatives at the National Council for Research on Women, where she remains a Senior Research Fellow. She is also the Founder and former Executive Director of the National Women’s Alliance, a multi-issue human rights and advocacy organization focusing on the needs of women and girls of color. She has taught at the Institute for Policy Studies’ Social Justice and Leadership School for Activists and in the Department of Political Science at Howard University.