Stefanie Johnson

Stefanie Johnson

Leading Authority on Unconscious Bias, Diversity and Inclusion

Speaker Categories: | Unconscious Bias | Diversity, Inclusion | Leadership | Diversity, Inclusion | Unconscious Bias

Travels From: CO, United States.

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Leading Authority on Unconscious Bias,
Diversity and Inclusion

A recognized expert on diversity and inclusion, Dr. Stefanie K. Johnson is an assistant professor of management at the University of Colorado, Boulder’s Leeds School of Business. She received her Ph.D. in 2004 from Rice University.

Unconscious Bias

Her primary research focuses on leadership, including the role of emotions in leadership, diversity and leadership, and the development of leadership. She is particularly interested in the effects of unconscious biases in the evaluation of women and finding ways to mitigate those biases.


Stefanie has published 40 journal articles and book chapters in outlets such as Harvard Business Review, Journal of Applied Psychology, and The Academy of Management Journal.


Media outlets featuring Stefanie’s work include: The Economist, Newsweek, Time, CNN, ABC, NBC, CNBC, Wall Street Journal, NPR, Chelsea Lately, and Yahoo Style.

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Dr. Johnson has presented her work at over 50 meetings around the world including at the White House for a 2016 summit on diversity in corporate America on National Equal Pay Day and the 2016 Harvard Negotiation and Leadership Conference.


Stefanie Johnson has extensive consulting experience and has created and delivered leadership development training with an emphasis on evidence-based practice. She has received multiple million dollars in federal and other grant funding to study leadership and create leadership development programs aimed at increasing safety.

The ABCs of Breaking Bias: Understanding and Managing Unconscious Bias in Leadership and Innovation

Diversify: Overcoming Biases that Affect the Evaluation of Women and Minorities

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