Dr. Stefanie K. Johnson is an assistant professor of management at the University of Colorado, Boulder’s Leeds School of Business. She received her Ph.D. in 2004 from Rice University. Her primary research focuses on leadership, including the role of emotions in leadership, diversity and leadership, and the development of leadership. She is particularly interested in the effects of unconscious biases in the evaluation of women and finding ways to mitigate those biases. Stefanie has published 40 journal articles and book chapters in outlets such as Harvard Business Review, Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, and Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes and has received over 3 million dollars in grant funding to study leadership and leader development. Currently, she holds two grants from NIOSH/CDC to study the effects of leader development on safety outcomes and from the Leverhulme Foundation to study implicit and unconscious processing of leaders. She has presented her work at over 50 meetings around the world and her work has been covered in media outlets such as Newsweek, Time, CNN, ABC, NPR, Chelsea Lately, and Yahoo Style. She has extensive consulting experience and has created and delivered leadership development training with an emphasis on evidence-based practice.