Economic historian Claudia Goldin shares insights from her research on the gender earnings gap. Emily and the Amys reflect on their own decisions around career and family and imagine what it would be like to have a colleague who could fill in for them whenever they needed time off. Among the highlighted resources shared is Robin J. Ely and Irene Padavic's, "What's Really Holding Women Back?"
wapppHKS“Recognizing the truth — that every disability may come with a unique way to know the world that could create innovation, a different way to solve problems,” said @Harvard professor Mahzarin Banaji.
wapppHKSIn this @WSJ book review, @HarvardHBS professor Michael Luca discusses @ayeletfishbach's “Get It Done: Surprising Lessons From the Science of Motivation" and her idea that goals — which are an integral part of our lives — should be ambitious & measurable.
wapppHKS“We see a ‘2 steps forward, 1 step back’ kind of trend with every wave of #COVID where women make some inroads in between waves of Covid, and then the next stretch of rubber hitting the road puts the brakes on.” — WAPPP Fellow Alicia @SasserModestinot.co/RNvin0UxLZ
wapppHKSWAPPP Leader in Practice @farai Chideya reflects on what she has learned in the year since the events of January 6th: We need better data that goes further than traditional political polling in getting to the root causes behind citizens' actions.
wapppHKSWorking moms “have definitely taken a big step backwards in terms of being able to maintain a career in the labor market, even being able to maintain a simple in-person job," says WAPPP Fellow Alicia @SasserModestino of @Northeastern University.
GIWLkings"Since 1973, job advertisements are no longer allowed to advertise specifically for men or women or use pronouns such as he or she. However, gender preferences can still be conveyed with more subtle cues"
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wapppHKSVoting rights activism needs to become so prominent “that Americans are talking about every single day to make sure that democracy is not unraveled," says former WAPPP Leader in Practice @MsLaToshaBrown.
wapppHKSProfessor Bohnet is recognized for her work on policymaking processes & approaches, combining insights from economics & psychology to improve decision-making in orgs & society, often with a gender or cross-cultural perspective. Learn more about #WhatWorks: t.co/P1SlYeuyEk
wapppHKSRecent research co-authored by @Kennedy_School alumna @SuSchwarz adds to the growing body of experimental and observational evidence that voter preferences are not a major factor explaining the persistently low rates of women in elected office.
wapppHKSThis article cites a diversity metric established by @RosabethKanter, which asserts that an organization’s leadership team is sufficiently diverse along a particular social dimension when at least 2 groups represent at least 20% of the team.
wapppHKSAlicia @SasserModestino discusses what the future of child care looks like for families across the country if the child care provisions in President Biden's "Build Back Better" Act aren't passed.