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Ideas Made to Matter The Bias Cut

This R&D officer champions alternative career paths

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Metals and mining expert Angelique Adams created The Lady Visitor Project to support women in male-dominated STEM industries.

Aug 17, 2020
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Ideas Made to Matter The Bias Cut

This COO starts small when building a diverse team

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Hannah Clark Steiman is making sure diversity and inclusion are baked into her company’s core values.

Jul 20, 2020
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Ideas Made to Matter The Bias Cut

Why this CEO hires from untapped and undervalued demographics

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Yscaira Jimenez is still fighting an uphill battle as a female entrepreneur, but she’s also learned how to elevate businesswomen like herself.

Jun 15, 2020
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Ideas Made to Matter Research

The top 10 MIT Sloan news stories of 2019

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Fixing a toxic work culture, the value of coaches, and other stories that caught readers’ attention this year.

Dec 3, 2019
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Ideas Made to Matter Venture Capital

3 investing insights from an 'Alpha Girl' venture capitalist

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Sonja Perkins on why she calls customers when researching a company, and looks for entrepreneurs in unexpected places.

Nov 20, 2019
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Ideas Made to Matter Diversity

3 ways to combat gender bias in the workplace

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Learn to say no, get comfortable talking about uncomfortable topics, and help others behind you.

Oct 11, 2019
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3 career insights from the MIT Sloan Global Women’s Conference

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Include everyone in the conversation, lessons in board leadership, have the courage to say no.

Oct 11, 2019
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Blinded reviews, but gender bias seeps through

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New research finds that even under blind review, women score lower than men when applying for grants. The reason? The words they use.

Jun 5, 2019
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To fix a toxic work culture, empower bystanders

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Allowing toxic behavior free reign in your organization sets unwanted norms. With training, workers on the front line can help break that cycle.

May 20, 2019
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Root out compensation bias and improve your bottom line

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Even for the well-intentioned, gender and racial pay equity is elusive. A fair starting line, real transparency, and long-term commitment are a must.

Apr 17, 2019
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