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Dr. Marianne Cooper

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Lead Researcher | Sociologist
NYT Bestseller Lean In | Stanford University


A DE&I powerhouse – Dr. Marianne Cooper was the lead researcher for Sheryl Sandberg’s NYT bestseller Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead and was also named one of LinkedIn’s Top Voices for Gender Equity in 2022.

She is currently a Senior Research Scholar at Stanford University’s VMware Women's Leadership Innovation Lab; and is also an affiliate at the Stanford Center on Poverty & Inequality. She has written a book, Cut Adrift: Families in Insecure Times, that examines how families are coping in an insecure age and regularly speaks, writes, and consults on these topics for media outlets like The Atlantic, The New York Times, and Harvard Business Review and companies such as Adobe and Sony. She is also an advisory board member of the Time’s Up, Measure Up initiative, a senior advisor to McKinsey, and an affiliated educator for the Center for Institutional Courage.

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