Vice-Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Economics, Finance and Marketing at RMIT University, Australia WAPPP Fellow
Leonora’s is an applied economist whose research explores the mechanisms that give rise to gender differentials in the workplace. She focuses on the way that personality traits, attitudes and adherence to societal norms can explain gender gaps in workforce outcomes and opportunities, and how this knowledge can be effectively communicated to businesses to activate change.
Associate Professor, College of Business at Stony Brook University WAPPP Fellow
Julia B. Bear is an Associate Professor in the College of Business at Stony Brook University. Her research focuses on the influence of gender on negotiation, conflict management, and persistent gaps in parity in organizations and careers (e.g., career advancement, earnings). As a WAPPP Fellow, Julia looks forward to learning with and from others in the community tackling gender parity as she conducts new research on the role of caregiving ambition in perpetuating these gender gaps.