Victoria Budson is founder and Executive Director of the Women and Public Policy Program (WAPPP) at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. She also founded and chairs WAPPP’s From Harvard Square to the Oval Office: A Political Campaign Practicum (Oval Office) preparing women to run for public office, which has trained over 600 Harvard graduate students from across the world. From Australia to Ecuador, Israel and France, multiple institutions are replicating or drawing insights from the training methodology of Oval Office as they seek to increase gender equity in political leadership in their respective nations.
Albert Pratt Professor of Business and Government Academic Dean of Harvard Kennedy School Co-Director, Women and Public Policy Program
A behavioral economist, combining insights from economics and psychology to improve decision-making in organizations and society, often with a gender or cross-cultural perspective. Her most recent research examines behavioral design to de-bias how we live, learn and work.... Read more about Iris Bohnet