Entrepreneurship and Financial Inclusion

2019 Oct 07

Advancing Gender Equality for Founders & Entrepreneurs

9:30am to 10:30am

Location: 

125 Western Avenue, Allston, MA

WAPPP Fellows Siri Chilazi and Anisha Asundi explore research and provide recommendations on how founders and entrepreneurs can address diversity and inclusion in their own start-ups to ensure they are benefitting from and retaining a diverse talent pool; and ways in which female and minority founders can raise capital and overcome bias in VC. Learn more: https://bit.ly/2moDc1T.

 

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2019 Sep 12

Parental Leaves and Gender Equality: The Effect of Parental Leaves on Women’s and Men’s Careers

11:45am to 1:00pm

Location: 

Ellwood Democracy Lab (Rubenstein 414)

Ivona Hideg, WAPPP Fellow; Canada Research Chair, Organizational Leadership; Associate Professor of OB/HRM, Lazaridis School of Business and Economics, Wilfrid Laurier University

Parental leaves are critical for gender equality as they help...

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2019 Sep 05

Supply-and Demand-Side Effects in Performance Appraisals: The Role of Gender and Race

11:45am to 1:00pm

Location: 

Ellwood Democracy Lab, Rubenstein 414

Oliver Hauser, WAPPP Fellow; Senior Lecturer in Economics, University of Exeter Business School

In this seminar, Oliver Hauser presents an early-stage working paper that examines the role of race and gender in performance appraisals. Performance appraisals are commonplace in most organizations and tend to affect employees’ pay and career advancement. Based on a...

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