Distinguished Speaker Iris Bohnet, Harvard University: NAA Members' Exclusi...

Distinguished Speaker Iris Bohnet, Harvard University: NAA Members' Exclusi...

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Distinguished Speaker Iris Bohnet, Harvard University

NAA Members' Exclusive - Limited Numbers

Wednesday 10 October 2 - 3 pm

at INSEAD Amphi 359

NAA Members are invited to the visit of Professor Iris Bohnet from Harvard University. The title of her talk will be "What Works: Gender Equality by Design" based on her book. Iris Bohnet, the Roy E. Larsen Professor of Public Policy, is the Academic Dean of Harvard Kennedy School. She is a behavioural economist, combining insights from economics and psychology to improve decision-making in organisations and society, often with a gender or cross-cultural perspective. Her most recent research examines behavioral design to de-bias how we live, learn and work.

Iris Bohnet, the Roy E. Larsen Professor of Public Policy, is the Academic Dean of Harvard Kennedy School. She is a behavioural economist, combining insights from economics and psychology to improve decision-making in organisations and society, often with a gender or cross-cultural perspective. Her most recent research examines behavioral design to de-bias how we live, learn and work.

She is the author of the award-winning book What Works: Gender Equality by Design, and advises governments and companies on the topic around the world. Professor Bohnet is the co-director of the Women and Public Policy Program and the faculty chair of the executive program “Global Leadership and Public Policy for the 21st Century” for the World Economic Forum’s Young Global Leaders. She serves on the boards or advisory boards of Credit Suisse Group, Applied, Edge, genEquality, We Shape Tech, and the UK Government’s Equalities Office as well as numerous academic journals.

She was named one of the Most Influential People in Gender Policy by apolitical in 2018, a Leading Thinker of Victoria, Australia, 2016-2019, and has received an honorary degree from the University of Lucerne, Switzerland, in 2016. She is married and the mother of two children.