WAPPP Fellows Siri Chilazi and Anisha Asundi explore research and provide recommendations on how founders and entrepreneurs can address diversity and inclusion in their own start-ups to ensure they are benefitting from and retaining a diverse talent pool; and ways in which female and minority founders can raise capital and overcome bias in VC. Learn more: https://bit.ly/WAPPPVC.
Lecturer in Economics, School of Economics, Finance and Marketing at RMIT University, Australia WAPPP Fellow
Leonora’s is an applied economist whose research explores the mechanisms that give rise to gender differentials in the workplace. She focuses on the way that personality traits, attitudes and adherence to societal norms can explain gender gaps in workforce outcomes and opportunities, and how this knowledge can be effectively communicated to businesses to activate change.
Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Connecticut Research Fellow, Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM), University College London; Research Fellow, The Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) in Bonn WAPPP Fellow
Associate Professor, Lazaridis School of Business & Economics at Wilfrid Laurier University Canada Research Chair in Organizational Leadership, Lazaridis School of Business & Economics at Wilfrid Laurier University
As a WAPPP Fellow, Ivona will be looking at a largely under-researched aspect of gender equality, men and men’s experiences, by examining the effect of paternity leaves on men’s career outcomes.
Research Associate at Harvard Business School Skills, Research, and Co-chair, Harvard Kennedy School’s Behavioral Insights Student Group (BISG)
Manuela Collis works on questions that look at the influence of gender on decisions and outcomes in education and the labor market. For example, she and her co-authors provide evidence that clearly stated qualifications increase the number of qualified women in the applicant pool and that women update their beliefs about their ability in male-dominated tasks more conservatively and vice versa.
Associate Professor, College of Business at Stony Brook University WAPPP Fellow
Julia B. Bear is an Associate Professor in the College of Business at Stony Brook University. Her research focuses on the influence of gender on negotiation, conflict management, and persistent gaps in parity in organizations and careers (e.g., career advancement, earnings). As a WAPPP Fellow, Julia looks forward to learning with and from others in the community tackling gender parity as she conducts new research on the role of caregiving ambition in perpetuating these gender gaps.