Leaning Out: Teen Girls & Leadership Biases

Leaning Out

Are today's teen girls poised to close the gender gap tomorrow?

MCC's new research report, Leaning Out: Teen Girls and Leadership Biases, suggests that teen girls face a powerful barrier to leadership: gender bias. Based primarily on a survey of nearly 20,000 students, our report suggests that many teen boys and teen girls—and some of their parents—have biases against teen girls as leaders. The report also offers recommendations for parents and educators for preventing and reducing gender biases.

Read the full report
Read the Executive Summary
NEW: Reducing and Preventing Bias - Parent Toolkit (including 5 Tips for Parents)
NEW: Reducing and Preventing Bias - Educator Toolkit

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Alison Cashin

Media Director
alison_cashin@gse.harvard.edu
617.902.8102 (cell)


Read the Leaning Out press release