Join us for a breakfast conversation on unconscious bias and hiring with Kate Glazebrook, Principal Advisor and Head of Growth and Inequality for the Behavioral Insights Team (BIT) in the United Kingdom. Learn about BIT’s software Applied which uses behavioral science to help organizations have better and fairer recruitment processes.
Join a breakfast conversation with Laura Mather, Founder and CEO of Unitive, a technology start-up firm that tackles unconscious bias in hiring and promotions. Come learn some simple steps that you can do to debias your organization’s hiring procedures.
Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Tufts University WAPPP Fellow
Laura Gee's research focuses the influence of group dynamics and social networks on individual decision-making. As a WAPPP Fellow, she is researching how to better design job postings in order to decrease the occupational gender gap.
Associate Director, Open Circle Jewish Learning, Hebrew College WAPPP Fellow
Elizabeth Singer More's research examines the history of women, work, and the family. As a WAPPP Fellow, she plans to complete the manuscript for her book on the intellectual and political history of maternal employment in America from World War II through the mid-1990s.
Senior Economist and Technical Adviser, The World Bank Group WAPPP Fellow
Eliana Carranza's major fields of interests are development and labor economics. Her research focuses on the empirical study of household behavior, including its implications on economic and demographic outcomes, and the status of women.
Simone Schaner, Assistant Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Dartmouth College
Across the world, the increasing use of digital payments for government to person transactions for social programs has provided an entry point for the world’s poor into the formal financial sector. This phenomenon begs the question: how can governments best leverage this opportunity to enable economic empowerment for women? This seminar explores research that uses a randomized controlled trial to assess how financial inclusion coupled with targeted benefit payments impact… Read more about On Her Account: Can Strengthening Women’s Financial Control Boost Female Labor Supply?