Join WBG Connects for Dr. Laurie Nsiah-Jefferson's presentation, "Catalysts, Challenges and Rewards: Women Running and Serving on Local Boards."
Catalysts, Challenges and Rewards: Women Running and Serving on Local Boards. 
Presented by: Dr. Laurie Nsiah-Jefferson 
 
Dr. Laurie Nsiah-Jefferson is the interim director for the Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy at UMass Boston, and interim graduate program director for the Gender Leadership and Public Policy (GLPP) graduate certificate program. 
 
In prior academic and administrative roles at the Heller School, Nsiah-Jefferson headed efforts related to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and was the concentration head for Women and Gender Studies for the Master’s in Public Policy Program.  She has also served as affiliate faculty with the Health, Science, Society and Policy Program, Women, Gender, and Sexuality Program, and the African and Afro-American Studies Department with the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Brandeis University. 
 
Dr. Nsiah-Jefferson’s research interests relate to the simultaneous intersections between aspects of social difference and identity, and forms of systematic oppression, at micro and macro levels, and their impacts on various social outcomes.