Highlighting a venture’s social impact can help female entrepreneurs overcome gender bias.
Laura Huang is an Associate Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School. Professor Huang’s research examines the micro-foundations of entrepreneurship and the role of individual perceptions, preferences and attributions on investor decisions. Before joining Harvard, she was an Assistant Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
Professor Huang holds a Ph.D. from the University of California-Irvine, an MBA from INSEAD, and both an M.S. and a B.S. in Engineering from Duke University.
Prior to entering academia, Professor Huang worked across North America, Europe and Asia in investment banking, consulting and general management, for corporations such as Standard Chartered Bank, IBM Global Services and Johnson & Johnson. She has also served as a consultant and advisor to a number of entrepreneurial start-ups in the United States, Europe, Southeast Asia and China.