Dr. Stacy Blake-Beard is a renowned scholar, consultant, speaker, mentor, and coach. She is a faculty member at Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. Prior to Dartmouth, Dr. Blake-Beard was a member of the faculty of Simmons College School of Business and Harvard University Graduate School of Education. Dr. Blake-Beard is the author of two books, Mentoring Diverse Leaders: Creating Change for People, Processes, and Paradigms and Handbook of Research on Promoting Women’s Careers.
Dr. Blake-Beard’s area of expertise is working with organizational leaders to identify challenges and opportunities associated with integrating Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). She also studies the dynamics of formal mentoring programs in both corporate and educational settings. She has given seminars for and consulted with a number of organizations on issues of gender and leadership, strategic networking, unconscious bias, and bystander awareness.
Dr. Blake-Beard researches and practices in international contexts, drawing from her global experiences. She received a Fulbright Award to support her project, “Systems of Sustenance and Support: Exploring the Impact of Mentoring on the Career Experiences of Indian Women,” in partnership with the Center for Leadership, Innovation and Change at the Indian School of Business (ISB) in Hyderabad, India. Dr. Blake-Beard is the coeditor of two books: Handbook of Research on Promoting Women’s Careers and Mentoring Diverse Leaders: Creating Change for People, Processes and Paradigms. She has collaborated with Stanford University’s Clayman Institute for Gender Research on their Voice & Influence video series. Dr. Blake-Beard has also been the recipient of numerous honors, including awards from the National Science Foundation, the Ford Foundation, and the Robert Toigo Foundation.