April 20, 2018

Purdue Acceptance and Inclusion Consortium offering talk on gender diversity in groups, organizations

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The Purdue Acceptance and Inclusion Consortium within the College of Health and Human Sciences will host Alice Eagly of Northwestern University for a talk on "Gender Diversity in Groups and Organizations: How Social Science Myths Can Undermine Scientific and Societal Progress."

The talk will take place at 2 p.m. Thursday (April 26) at Wilmeth Active Learning Center, Room 2087. The event is open the public.

Eagly is professor of psychology and of management and organizations, the James Padilla Chair of Arts and Sciences, and faculty fellow in the Institute for Policy Research, all at Northwestern. Eagly is a social psychologist with research interests including gender, feminism, attitudes, prejudice, stereotyping and leadership. She has written more than 200 articles and chapters in edited books. Eagly's books include "Psychology of Attitudes," written with Shelly Chaiken, and "Through the Labyrinth: The Truth About How Women Become Leaders," written with Linda Carli.

She has received several awards, including the Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award from the American Psychological Association, the Gold Medal Award for Life Achievement in the Science of Psychology from the American Psychological Foundation, and the Legacy Award from the Society for Personality and Social Psychology. Eagly is also a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

For more information on this and other events sponsored by Purdue Acceptance and Inclusion Consortium, visit this website or contact Ximena Arriaga, professor in the Department of Psychological Sciences, at arriaga@purdue.edu.

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