Bio

Christy Ley is a PhD Candidate in the Sociology Department at Harvard University, a Research Associate in the Organizational Behavior Unit at Harvard Business School, 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, engineering, business, and finance professions within the life sciences industry (including biopharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device companies). 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.