Championing diversity through research

Pioneering research is the cornerstone of London Business School’s ability to have a positive impact on the world.

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Hear from our faculty

The School is dedicated to tackling gender disparity. Our aim as a leading business school and top research institution is clear: to highlight the pressing need for gender equality in the workplace, expose the obstacles to achieving this and propose solutions. We believe our thought leadership has the capability to influence current leaders and shape future generations. Here’s how:



Women in finance: beyond the 'glass ceiling'

Achieving gender balance requires change at every level



Gender inclusivity across cultures

Equality campaigner Akeela Ahmed MBE on tackling the barriers to progress for minority women




Why it pays for women to go solo

Research by Eden McCallum and LBS finds that the gender pay gap virtually disappears for female consultants when they go freelance



When stereotypes collide: gender vs race in hiring decisions

The same STEM job applicant might be viewed as more or less hireable depending on what aspect of her identity is presented as most salient.


New and taboo: 5 tips from an innovator

FabLittleBag’s Martha Silcott shares the highs and lows of getting her invention to market




She or he

Selin Kesebir’s research shows how our use of language reflects and influences perceptions of gender roles




Lessons in courage – how women make big decisions

An ongoing study of women’s careers reveals one big lesson: be fearless



Five insights from inspiring women in Britain

We shine light on just some of the women leading the way in the UK




No contest

Men and women respond differently to competition. It’s vital your organization knows why, says Selin Kesebir



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