People at WAPPP

Iris Bohnet

Iris Bohnet

Roy E. Larsen Professor of Public Policy
Director, Women and Public Policy Program
Co-Chair, Behavioral Insights Group

A behavioral economist combining insights from economics and psychology, her research focuses on questions of trust and decision-making, often with a gender or cross-cultural perspective. Her most recent research examines “gender equality nudges,” interventions that decrease the gender gaps in organizations, politics and society.... Read more about Iris Bohnet

79 JFK Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-495-5605
Hannah Riley Bowles

Hannah Riley Bowles

Senior Lecturer in Public Policy
Research Director, Women and Public Policy Program
Chair, Management, Leadership, and Decision Sciences Area

Hannah Riley Bowles is a Senior Lecturer and chair of the Management, Leadership, and Decision Sciences Area. She is a leading expert on how gender influences pay negotiations and more broadly on negotiation as a micro-mechanism of inequality.

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Mailbox 124
79 JFK Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-496-4717
Victoria A. Budson

Victoria A. Budson

Executive Director

Victoria A. Budson is a founder and the Executive Director of the Women and Public Policy Program (WAPPP) at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. WAPPP is the preeminent institution for advancing interdisciplinary research on approaches to closing gender gaps, educating students and leaders on gender policy, and implementing policy changes at local, state, and national levels. WAPPP created and hosts one of the field’s most significant research seminars to foster faculty dialogue, promote the exchange of innovative ideas, and disseminate findings.

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p: 617-495-1981
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Anisha Asundi

Research Fellow: Gender Specialist

Anisha Asundi, MPH, is currently a Program Fellow at the Women and Public Policy Program at the Harvard Kennedy School. Her work at WAPPP centers on...

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Women and Public Policy Program
Mailbox 100
Harvard Kennedy School
79 John F. Kennedy Street
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138
p: 617-495-8330
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Kelsey Heroux

Executive Coordinator for Iris Bohnet
Women and Public Policy Program
Mailbox 100
Harvard Kennedy School
79 John F. Kennedy Street
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138
p: (617) 496-2874