Leadership

Alyson Gounden Rock

Alyson Gounden Rock

Joint Research Fellow, Center for Public Leadership, Harvard Kennedy School

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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2016 Sep 27

Debiasing Hiring Procedures

9:00am to 10:00am

Location: 

WAPPP Cason Seminar Room, Taubman 102

Laura Mather, Founder and CEO, Unitive    

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.  

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Renata Camara

Renata Camara

Captain, United States Army
WAPPP Fellow

Renata Camara is an active-duty Captain in the U.S. Army. Her research focuses on understanding how to utilize behavioral insights to better integrate women into the special operations community. 

 

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Sally Nuamah

Sally Nuamah

Joint Postdoctoral Fellow, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University
WAPPP Fellow

Sally Nuamah's research research interests sit at the intersections of gender, education, and politics. Her work focuses on the experiences of girls in non-elite school settings across the U.S and Africa.

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2016 Oct 13

Consequences of Value Threat: The Influence of Helping Women on Female Solos’ Preference for Female Candidates

11:40am to 1:00pm

Location: 

WAPPP Cason Seminar Room, Taubman 102

Michelle Duguid, Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior, Olin Business School, Washington University in St. Louis

There is an assumption that placing women in organizations’ high-status groups will be instrumental in the further diversification of their group. However, research has demonstrated that women, who are often sole representatives of their gender in high-status groups (solos), do not support female candidates trying to gain membership. As a result, management may look to female incumbents who have voluntarily helped other women in the past,...

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