People at WAPPP

Iris Bohnet

Iris Bohnet

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

Hannah Riley Bowles conducts research on gender in negotiation and the attainment of leadership positions. She has developed numerous cases on leadership in crisis and the management of complex multi-party conflicts. … Read more about Hannah Riley Bowles

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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Anisha Asundi

Anisha Asundi

Program Fellow

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… Read more about Anisha Asundi

Women and Public Policy Program
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Harvard Kennedy School
79 John F. Kennedy Street
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138
Alyson Gounden Rock

Alyson Gounden Rock

Research Fellow

Alyson Gounden Rock is a Research Fellow with the Women and Public Policy Program and Center for Public Leadership at the Harvard Kennedy School supporting and collaborating with Hannah Riley Bowles on research related to career negotiations and enhancing capacity for leadership across differences.

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Women and Public Policy Program
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Harvard Kennedy School
79 John F. Kennedy Street
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138
Kelsey Heroux

Kelsey Heroux

Assistant to the Director
Women and Public Policy Program
Mailbox 100
Harvard Kennedy School
79 John F. Kennedy Street
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138
p: (617) 496-2874
Nicole Carter Quinn

Nicole Carter Quinn

Associate Director for Finance & Administration

Nicole Carter Quinn is the Associate Director for Finance and Administration at Harvard Kennedy School’s Women and Public Policy Program. With over a decade… Read more about Nicole Carter Quinn

Women and Public Policy Program
Mailbox 100
Harvard Kennedy School
79 John F. Kennedy Street
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138
p: 617-495-1354