wapppHKSLabor shortages have emerged in a broad range of industries as people take stock of the last year, but 3 Northeastern economic scholars, including WAPPP Fellow Alicia @SasserModestino, say it might not be such a bad thing.
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wapppHKSA quarter century after the Beijing World Conference on Women, political leaders, corporate executives and activists convened again to address gender equality. This time they brought money to the table.
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wapppHKSInvestors propelled ESG funds to new heights in 2020, and federal agencies are watching. Rosabeth Moss Kanter explains why regulators have ethical and sustainable investment funds under review.
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wapppHKSBlack Voters Matter embarked on a "Freedom Ride for Voting Rights." Its goals, co-founder @MsLaToshaBrown notes, were to amplify the need for federal voting rights legislation, build Black voting power, & advocate for D.C. statehood.
📚Full article here: t.co/fQRq1N3IBk
wapppHKSWatch the final installment of the WAPPP Spring 2021 Gender & Politics Seminar series, “Women Leaving the Playpen: The Emancipating Role of Female Suffrage” with Dr. Alois Stutzer, Professor of Political Economy at @UniBasel.
📺 Full recording here: t.co/UvRWxEQ3AU
wapppHKS"When 46 of 46 American presidents have been male & straight and 45 have been white, what do we automatically think when we say ‘presidential’?” -- WAPPP Research Fellow Siri Chilazi on why we must widen definitions of leadership.
Read more: t.co/gyG6n8qxH0@HarvardBiz
wapppHKSThe doubled risk of death for men from COVID-19 has not only created more widows; the #COVID19 pandemic has in many cases magnified the impact of the challenges that widows face, says @phumzileunwomen.
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LynnThoman--Unconscious bias can creep into hiring, performance appraisals and promotions.
Harvard Kennedy School's Iris Bohnet shares what works to de-bias how we live, learn & work.
Listen here on 3 Takeaways #podcast: t.co/o14rz867LY
wapppHKSIn a new report, WAPPP Leader in Practice @RangitadeSilva calls for diverse teams to develop less biased models and algorithms and advises employers of software developers to leverage tools that will minimize biases.
📚Read more here: t.co/eUxUYYTtcH
wapppHKS"Don't try to fix minds, fix systems. Go after systemic bias in your organizations." -- WAPPP Co-Director Iris Bohnet on the @3_takeaways#podcast with @LynnThoman, discussing what works to de-bias how we live, learn & work.
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wapppHKSResearch led by WAPPP Fellow Alicia @SasserModestino bolsters the idea that community colleges are critical points of access for low income and minority students, helping to increase the earning potential of women especially.
📖Full article here: t.co/YajheOBIkX
wapppHKSWatch the next installment of the WAPPP Spring 2021 Gender & Politics Seminar series, “Defining Progress: Gender and Intersectional Dynamics in Election 2020” with @kdittmar, Associate Professor at @Rutgers_Camden.
📺 Watch the full recording here: t.co/Pur80B5Y6s
wapppHKSThis @ABAJournal article discusses the term “unconscious bias” which was first coined in 1995 by @Harvard psychologist Mahzarin @banaji and argues that behavior is affected by unconscious associations and judgments.
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wapppHKSWatch the next installment of the WAPPP Spring 2021 Gender & Politics Seminar series, “Time in Office and the Changing Gender Gap in Dishonesty: Evidence from Local Politics in India” w/ Ananish Chaudhuri of @AucklandUni
📺 Watch the full recording here: t.co/xkpBbQz1FD
wapppHKSThis article by @wearehpr cites research by WAPPP which found that about 13% of venture capital dollars go to startups with women on the founding team, with other estimates going lower than 3%.
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wapppHKS“We recognize that everybody’s not starting from the same starting point but everybody can make an effort based on their national capacity, and so it’s for countries to define in which areas they want to be committed" - @odelphine, @Kennedy_School MPP '14