Executive Director, Clayman Institute for Gender Research at Stanford University
Lori Nishiura Mackenzie is Executive Director of Stanford University’s Clayman Institute for Gender Research, and the co-founder of the new Stanford Center for Women’s Leadership. Under her leadership, the Center developed a corporate affiliates program which grew to be the 2nd largest on the Stanford campus in just 3 years. Lori speaks globally at organizations such as the European Central Bank, the Watermark Conference for Women and the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. She publishes her work in outlets including Harvard Business Review is cited in the New York Times, the BBC, San Francisco Chronicle, etc. She was the founding educational partner for the launch of LeanIn.org and teaches executive education at Stanford Graduate School of Business. Lori brings 20 years of marketing strategy and business management experience from companies including Procter & Gamble, Apple, eBay and PayPal and is a board member for the Women’s Foundation of California. She has an MBA from the Wharton School of Business and a BA in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley.