Iris Bohnet Keynote Speaker

  • Best-Selling Author, "What Works: Gender Equality by Design"
  • Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School (2006-present)
  • Behavioural Economist

Iris Bohnet's Biography

Iris Bohnet, Professor of Public Policy, is a behavioral economist at Harvard Kennedy School, combining insights from economics and psychology to improve decision-making in organizations and society, often with a gender or cross-cultural perspective. Her most recent research examines behavioral design to de-bias how we live, learn and work.

She is the author of the award-winning book What Works: Gender Equality by Design, and advises governments and companies on the topic around the world. Professor Bohnet served as the academic dean of the Kennedy School, is the director of its research center, the Women and Public Policy Program, co-chair of the Behavioral Insights Group, an associate director of the Harvard Decision Science Laboratory, and the faculty chair of the executive program “Global Leadership and Public Policy for the 21st Century” for the World Economic Forum’s Young Global Leaders.

She is a co-chair of the Global Future Council on Behavioral Science of the World Economic Forum and serves on the boards or advisory boards of Credit Suisse Group, Applied, and Edge, as well as numerous academic journals.

Read More

Blogs & Articles

Check Iris Bohnet's speaking availability and fees

Interested in booking Iris Bohnet to speak at an event? Please provide your details and we’ll get in touch within 24 hours.

    View our related Speakers

    Iain Anderson Speaker
    Exclusive
    Iain Anderson
    Corporate Communications Expert
    Flavilla Fongang Speaker
    Flavilla Fongang Speaker
    Exclusive
    Flavilla Fongang
    Founder of Branding and Experiential Marketing Agency, 3 Colours Rule and Brand Advisor to the BBC
    Elif Shafak Speaker
    Elif Shafak Speaker
    Exclusive
    Elif Shafak
    Insightful and inspirational speaker on issues of equality, identity, new humanism, spirituality and geopolitics internationally.
    Mary Ann Sieghart Speaker
    Mary Ann Sieghart Speaker
    Exclusive
    Mary Ann Sieghart
    Highly Regarded Current Affairs Commentator
    Zoe Strimpel Speaker
    Zoe Strimpel Speaker
    Exclusive
    Zoe Strimpel
    Historian, author, newspaper columnist and broadcaster, specialising in gender, relationships and feminism
    Jeremy Myerson Speaker
    Jeremy Myerson Speaker
    Exclusive
    Jeremy Myerson
    Expert on bringing inclusive approach to the future of work
    Alan Rusbridger Speaker
    Alan Rusbridger Speaker
    Exclusive
    Alan Rusbridger
    Visionary Editor, Author and Media Pioneer
    Daisy Rogers Speaker
    Exclusive
    Daisy Rogers
    Professional artist, writer, creative director, Founder of Liberally and speaker on diversity
    Karen Attiah Speaker
    Exclusive
    Karen Attiah
    Opinion Columnist, Global Opinions Editor - The Washington Post
    Sope Agbelusi Speaker
    Sope Agbelusi Speaker
    Exclusive
    Sope Agbelusi
    Executive coach and expert on cultural change, inclusivity and people-centred cultures