Alison T. Wynn is a Research Associate with the Stanford VMware Women’s Leadership Innovation Lab. She received a PhD in sociology from Stanford University and a BA in English from Duke University. Her research examines organizational policies and practices that may inadvertently create or reinforce inequality. In particular, she studies recruiting practices, perceptions of cultural fit, flexibility programs, and gender equality initiatives in industries such as technology, management consulting, and academic medicine. Her research has received press coverage in outlets including Harvard Business Review, WIRED, and Financial Times. Alison has also worked as Leader of Inclusion and Organizational Change Strategies with Exponential Talent LLC and a Diversity & Inclusion Consultant with Forshay, Inc. Prior to graduate school, Alison worked as a Human Capital Analyst with Deloitte Consulting.