Bio

Christy Ley is a PhD candidate in Sociology at Harvard University and a Doctoral Fellow in the Multidisciplinary Program in Inequality and Social Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Broadly, her research covers organizational behavior and gender inequality. Her current work, in particular, focuses on career experiences and success strategies across science and business professions within the biopharmaceutical industry. Previously, Ley worked as a legal analyst at BlackRock, the global investment management company. She holds an AB in Sociology (magna cum laude) from Cornell University and an AM in Sociology from Harvard University.