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In a two-day research seminar chaired by Professors Hannah Riley Bowles and Iris Bohnet, leading researchers convened to share strategies for addressing gender differences in decision-making and negotiation.
Are women less physically aggressive? According to Rose McDermott, Professor of Political Science at Brown University and former Women and Public Policy Program Fellow, there may be sufficient evidence to uphold this claim.
While various career paths for graduate students exist, a call to public service compels many to pursue political office. From Harvard Square to the Oval Office (“Oval Office”) provides students with not only the tools to run for public office but the opportunity to reflect on their political aspirations and explore that journey further.
Rohini Pande, WAPPP faculty advisor and one of the principal investigators of our Closing the Global Gender Gap Initiative, reviewed Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide, by the Pulitzer Prize-winning husband-and-wife journalists Nicholas D. Kristof ’82 and Sheryl WuDunn, M.B.A. ’86, is more than just journalism.
The Closing the Global Gender Gap: A Call to Action is an initiative led by the Women and Public Policy Program in collaboration with the Center for International Development at the Harvard Kennedy School that aims to leverage Harvard University’s rigorous capacity for research and convening power toward the empowerment of women.
Teaching and Training:
Full academic year
Women and Security Executive Program
April 13-15, 2010
May 16-21, 2010
You may have heard in one of the many prominent news stories that women have made progress in recent years. I’m pleased to report...
The Women and Public Policy Program gratefully acknowledges the support of the HKS Women’s Leadership Board. The resources provided by the WLB impact every facet of our work toward global gender equality.
WAPPP’s mission is sustained through the numerous individuals, foundations and corporations who invest in WAPPP. Together, we are changing the world.
Women and Power: Leadership in a New World
May 16-21, 2010
Harvard Kennedy School
March 26, 2010
The Women and Public Policy Program asks what we can do to create gender equality and improve the lives of women and men throughout the world.
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