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Alison Wynn


Alison Wynn is a Research Associate at the Stanford VMware Women's Leadership Innovation Lab. She received a PhD in sociology from Stanford University and a BA in English from Duke University. Her research examines organizational policies and practices designed to reduce gender inequality. In particular, she studies recruiting practices, perceptions of cultural fit, flexibility programs, and gender equality initiatives in industries such as technology, management consulting, and academic medicine. Alison has also worked as Leader of Inclusion and Organizational Change Strategies with Exponential Talent LLC and a Consultant with Forshay, Inc. Prior to graduate school, Alison worked as a Human Capital Analyst with Deloitte Consulting.


Analysis Week 17

How to Hack Flexibility

Does your company have flexible work policies? How many top performers actually take advantage of them? Dr. Alison Wynn talks about how companies inadvertently stigmatize flexible work, and what you can do to change it.