Researchers are investigating what works to close gender gaps
Albert Pratt Professor of Business Government, Academic Dean of Harvard Kennedy School, Co-Director, Women and Public Policy Program
"When we build teams, we look for complements, not substitutes. The diversity of viewpoints may trump average excellence when we have to solve problems collectively."
When employers are informed that the norm is to hire more candidates of one gender, they tended to not exhibit norm-abiding behavior, with men demonstrating backlash.