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About Our Host - Dr. Sonia Kang

Dr. Sonia Kang holds the Canada Research Chair in Identity, Diversity and Inclusion, and is an Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management at the University of Toronto, where she is also a Faculty Research Fellow at the Rotman School of Management’s Institute for Gender and the Economy (GATE), and Chief Scientist, Organizations in the Behavioural Economics in Action Research (BEAR) Centre at Rotman.

Dr. Kang’s research explores the challenges and opportunities of identity, diversity and inclusion. She takes a novel approach by harnessing the power of behavioral insights and organizational design to disrupt systems, processes and structures that block the path toward diversity and inclusion for individuals, organizations and society.

Dr. Sonia Kang’s research has been published in journals including The Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Psychological Science, Administrative Science Quarterly, and The Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. She has also been featured in major media publications such as The Globe and Mail and The Atlantic.