Gender Initiative

The Gender Initiative supports research, education, and knowledge dissemination to accelerate the advancement of women leaders and promote gender equity in business and society.

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HBS Working Knowledge

  • 19 Sep 2018

From Immigrants to Americans: Race and Assimilation During the Great Migration

by Vasiliki Fouka, Soumyajit Mazumder, and Marco Tabellini
  • 17 Sep 2018

The Impact of Penalties for Wrong Answers on the Gender Gap in Test Scores

by Katherine B. Coffman and David Klinowski

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Executive Education

  • 26–30 NOV 2018
  • HBS Campus

Women on Boards: Succeeding as a Corporate Director

Acquire the tools you need to understand the explicit and implicit ways boards function, approach the selection process strategically, and become an effective board member from day one.

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Global Activities

  • 21 Sept 2018
  • HBS India Research Center

The Future of Work

Work as we know it is changing...what does this mean for women's participation in the workforce? How can organizations leverage these changes to accelerate gender parity and achieve strategic advantage? The Future of Work - Accelerating Gender Parity conference will explore these questions through panel discussions and presentations by HBS faculty, industry leaders and expert speakers and encourage CEOs and senior decision makers to consider the strategic importance of gender diversity in a changing environment.