Join us for this event at which Mary Ann Sieghart will talk about her new book The Authority Gap.
The Authority Gap provides a perspective on the unseen bias at work in our everyday lives, to reveal the scale of the gap that still persists between men and women. Marshalling a wealth of data, and including interviews with pioneering women such as Baroness Hale, Mary Beard and Bernadine Evaristo, this is a fresh feminist take on how to address and counteract systemic sexism in ways that benefit us all.
Meet our speaker and chair
Mary Ann Sieghart (@MASieghart) makes programmes for BBC Radio 4 and is a Visiting Professor at King’s College London. She spent 2018-19 as a Visiting Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, where she researched her book, The Authority Gap, on why women are taken less seriously than men. She spent 19 years as Assistant Editor of The Times and is a Trustee of The Scott Trust, owner of The Guardian and The Observer.
Grace Lordan (@GraceLordan_) is the Founding Director of The Inclusion Initiative (TII) and an Associate Professor in Behavioural Science at LSE. Grace is an expert advisor to the UK government sitting on their skills and productivity board. Her academic writings have been published in top international journals in economics and the broader social sciences. Think Big, Take Small Steps and Build the Future you Want is her first book.
More about this event
TII (@lse_tii) aims to bring behavioural science insights to firms to allow them to enhance the inclusion of all talent, and simultaneously produce academically rigorous and relevant research that links directly to TII’s purpose.
You can order the book, The Authority Gap, (UK delivery only) from our official LSE Events independent book shop, Pages of Hackney.
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Podcast & Video
A podcast of this event is available to download from The Authority Gap.
A video of this event is available to watch at The Authority Gap.
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