Supplement | HBS Case Collection | March 1991 (Revised July 2001)

Ann Hopkins (B)

by Joseph L. Badaracco Jr. and Ilyse Barkan


Describes the reasons why the courts found in favor of Ann Hopkins in the sexual discrimination suit. Also explains why the courts concluded she was the victim of sexual stereotyping.

Keywords: Law; Ethics; Human Resources; Gender;


Badaracco, Joseph L., Jr., and Ilyse Barkan. "Ann Hopkins (B)." Harvard Business School Supplement 391-170, March 1991. (Revised July 2001.)