Jamie Ladge is an Associate Professor of Management in the D’Amore-McKim School of Business at Northeastern University. Her research explores the intersection of work and family, stigmatized social identities, and career equality, gender and diversity issues in organizations. Dr. Ladge’s core area of research focuses on the psychological and career implications of professionally-employed mothers and fathers. She also researches the diversity challenges and work and family boundaries of those holding multiple, stigmatized social identities in the workplace. Her work has been published in several top management journals such as Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Journal and Journal of Applied Psychology. She also recently co-authored the book, “Maternal Optimism: Forging Positive Paths through Work and Motherhood” which was published in 2019 by Oxford University Press. Her research has been published and cited in several media and practitioner journals including Harvard Business Review, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Atlantic, Fast Company, Forbes, Fortune, Businessweek and other prominent media outlets.