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Isabelle Solal

Assistant Professor in Management, ESSEC Business School


Isabelle Solal is an Assistant Professor in Management at ESSEC Business School. She obtained her MBA at INSEAD in 2008, her PhD in Organisational Behaviour in 2019, and was a postdoctoral research fellow at the James M. and Cathleen D. Stone Centre for the Study of Wealth Inequality.

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The Impact of Investor Gender on Female Founders

K. Snellman, I. Solal

Female-led start-ups backed only by female venture capitalists have a harder time raising follow-on capital.

Leadership & Organisations

Meditating Away a Guilty Conscience

A. C. Hafenbrack, M. LaPalme, I. Solal

Mindfulness meditation can make one feel less bad about moral violations as well as lessen the desire to make amends.
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‘Pink Silos’ in Start-up Funding and How to Avoid Them

Isabelle Solal

Female entrepreneurs and female investors risk being boxed in if they seek only each other’s company.