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WorkLife Law Welcomes New Summer Legal Fellow

June 10, 2022

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The Center for WorkLife Law is pleased to welcome Peri Ouyang as a summer Legal Fellow. Peri will assist with legal research and work on the Center’s ongoing projects to advance protections for pregnant, parenting, and breastfeeding workers and students, and to prevent family responsibility discrimination.

 

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WorkLife Law Welcomes New Development Associate

June 2, 2022

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The Center for WorkLife Law is pleased to welcome Henrique Ferreira as our new Development Associate. Henrique will be assisting in managing outreach and partnerships with external stakeholders, planning special events and overseeing long-term projects for the Center.

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New White Paper on Bias in Wealth Management

May 26, 2022

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Women make up over a third of private wealth advisors in the United States, while people of color account for a fifth of advisors. And yet, the Forbes America’s Top Wealth Advisors List fails to reflect this diversity. Our new White Paper investigates SHOOK Research’s methodology responsible for Forbes’ lists, and questions its ability to recognize the hard work and success of diverse wealth management advisors.

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WorkLife Law Welcomes New Summer Research Assistant

May 25, 2022

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The Center for WorkLife Law is pleased to welcome Ryan Malek-Maple as a summer Research Assistant. Ryan will assist with data coding and analysis for the Center’s ongoing Bias Interrupters research partnerships as well as conduct literature reviews on gender and racial biases in business systems and informal workplace interactions.

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WorkLife Law Welcomes New Program Associate

May 19, 2022

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The Center for WorkLife Law is pleased to welcome Etienne Oliver as our new Program Associate. Etienne has a background in Sociology and Journalism, with a focus on race and gender and experience with sociological research. Etienne will assist with day-to-day operations, planning events, overseeing long-term projects, and supporting WorkLife Law’s directors.

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WorkLife Law Launches Bias Interrupters Pilot Program

May 10, 2022

WorkLife Law has received funding from Walmart to work with six companies to pilot its “Bias Interrupters” program: evidence-based metrics-driven tools for interrupting racial and gender bias in informal workplace interactions and HR systems.

The six companies selected for the pilot program will be our partners in producing rigorous research to establish best practices for leveling the playing field for all employees. WorkLife Law is dedicated to quantifying the real-life impact of gender, race, and class bias in workplaces and excited to partner with the six companies to generate and advance evidence-based strategies to improve the workplace experience for all employees.

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