How might standardizing organizational processes reduce racial inequality?
This study examines two selection tools to show how some standardized processes for eliminating bias (e.g. blind hiring) may not have the intended effects.
Shattering the second glass ceiling: Financing women’s entrepreneurial ventures
We know funding is one of the biggest challenges entrepreneurs face, but how is it different for women starting their own businesses?
The rise of femtech
Is femtech an innovative and disruptive space for women’s health, or simply a buzzword?
Why changing gendered behaviour does not equate to gender equality
This study examines how a program in the Democratic Republic of Congo challenged gender norms by helping men change their individual gendered behaviours. Despite these changes, men still adhered to gender hierarchy, suggesting that gender equality requires more systemic transformation.
Why professional women may enact intentional invisibility
Gender bias and discrimination often prevent women from advancement throughout their careers. This study looks at how professional women enact a strategy of “intentional invisibility” to achieve their career goals when encountering structural gender inequality.
How women’s empowerment messaging may impede gender equality
This brief examines five experimental studies which dispel the notion that women can reduce gender inequality in the workplace by simply “leaning in” and overcoming internal barriers like lack of confidence.