Susan Vinnicombe

Susan VinnicombeSusan Vinnicombe is the Deloitte Ellen Gabriel Chair for Women and Leadership at the Simmons School of Management, and a faculty affiliate at the Center for Gender in Organizations. Also a professor at Cranfield University's School of Management in England, Vinnicombe is an internationally renowned researcher and consultant on gender diversity on corporate boards, women's leadership styles, and issues women face in developing their managerial careers. She has written extensively on these topics and is the author or co-author of 10 books, including the Handbook of Research on Promoting Women's Careers. In recognition to her outstanding contributions to workplace diversity and the economic empowerment of women, Vinnicombe has been awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE), named a Fellow of the British Academy of Management, and is a 2013 recipient of The International Alliance for Women World of Difference 100 Award.