This study from the Harvard Kennedy School explores the interaction of having a technical background with gender biases in performance evaluations of male and female entrepreneurs and their proposed ventures through an experimental design.
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In today’s workplace, blatant discrimination has mostly been relegated to the dustbin of America’s past. However, in this book Freada Kapor Klein shows how even well-intentioned people can harbor unconscious biases that perpetuate stereotypes. Each year more than two million professionals and managers leave their jobs, pushed out from the pressure of small comments, whispered […]
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The readings and educational resources listed here revolve around one of Venture Forward’s four areas of focus: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) – Advancing a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive VC ecosystem. In curating these materials, we prioritize resources that provide actionable guidance and strategies, rigorous data and analysis, or durable information, as opposed to opinion pieces or commentary on contemporaneous events.
This is not an exhaustive list of readings, commentary, or educational resources available on this topic, but rather, one focused on providing meaningful, long-term value.
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