Education

Deepa Purushothaman

Deepa Purushothaman

U.S. Board Member, Avasara Leadership Institute
WAPPP Leader in Practice

Deepa Purushothaman (Per-SHOTH-a-man) is a writer and speaker who recently cofounded NFormation, a company for women of color by women of color which...

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Rati Thanawala

Rati Thanawala

Founder, Leadership Academy for Women of Color in Tech
WAPPP Leader in Practice

Rati Thanawala spent 39 years in the high-tech industry, the last 17 as Vice President at Bell Labs. Rati came to the US from India on a Rotary Graduate...

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S Anukriti

S Anukriti

Assistant Professor in the Economics Department at Boston College
Research Affiliate at the Institute for Labor Economics (IZA), and a Fellow of the Center for Development Economics and Policy at Columbia University
WAPPP Fellow

S Anukriti is an economist whose research examines how economic outcomes are shaped by social norms and public policy. Her research interests lie in the fields of development economics, demography, political economy, and the economics of gender.

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Nishith Prakash

Nishith Prakash

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
Manuela Collis

Manuela Collis

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.

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