GODESS Institute Secretariat
Leila Gharavi, Coordinator, GODESS Institute
Leila Gharavi has a B.Sc. degree in Telecommunication Engineering from Sharif University of Technology in Iran, and a M.Sc. degree in Digital Communication Systems and Technology from Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden. She has 12+ years of experience in research and development in the tech sector, 10 years of which has been with Nokia Research Center in Finland.
Following a B.A. degree in Sport Management from Haage-Helia University of Applied Sciences in Finland, and ever since 2011 Leila has been studying and following gender-related issues. She has 6+ years of experience in diversity and inclusion, with International Working Group on Women and Sport (IWG), with various NGO's, and in the start-up scene around the Capital area in Finland. Leila is mostly interested in how the knowledge produced out of social research reaches out to other parts of society.
Affiliated Researcher, Management and Organisation, Hanken School of Economics
As well as an affiliated researcher, Jonna is an entrepreneur, trainer and consultant at Includia Leadership.
Jonna’s research interests focus on diversity and inclusion, ontologies of difference and equality work. Her empirical work has been carried out in Finland, France and the Silicon Valley. She gained her PhD in 2013 at Hanken School of Economics. Between 2014 and 2016 she worked as a postdoctoral fellow at the Clayman Institute for Gender Research at Stanford University.
PhD Student, School of Business and Economics, University of Jyväskylä
Shabnam Shaikh is a PhD student in ‘Leadership and Management.’ Before joining her PhD program in 2018, she completed her Master's degree in ‘Educational Leadership’ at the University of Jyväskylä.
Her research interests mainly fall in the broader area of Collaborative leadership and workforce diversity. In her dissertation research, Shaikh intends to examine the concept of collaborative leadership appropriateness, as well as constraints in diverse workforce organisations. She is using the narrative case-study research approach. For her article-based dissertation, Ms. Shaikh is planning to conduct the narrative interviews from the middle and higher management staff members who are working in the Institutions of Higher Education/Universities located in developing, emerging, and developed countries. Ms. Shaikh has over seven years of working experience as a ‘lecturer’ and she relishes working with those from different cultures and enjoys team efforts.
Post Doctoral Researcher, Management and Organisation, Hanken School of Economics
Dr. Annamari Tuori defended her thesis “Doing Intersectional Identity Work: Social Categories, Inequalities and Silences” in 2014.
She is currently working as a postdoctoral researcher in a research project, Social and Economic Sustainability of Future Working Life (WeAll), funded by the Strategic Research Council, Academy of Finland.
Her research interests include work-related identities, inequalities, intersectionality and silence in organizations