Agenda for the Stanford Rising Scholars Conference

An agenda for the Stanford GSB Rising Scholars Conference is provided below.

All times are in Pacific Time.

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Time Events & Speakers

Opening Remarks

  • Jonathan Levin, Philip H. Knight Professor and Dean, Stanford GSB
  • Wendy De La Rosa, PhD Student, Stanford GSB

Don’t Touch My Hair: The Asymmetric Role of Multicultural Ads on Consumer Market Reaction

  • Americus Reed, The Whitney M. Young Jr. Chair & Professor of Marketing, Wharton, University of Pennsylvania
  • Introduced by Abraham Oshotse, PhD Student, Stanford GSB
11:15–11:45am Break

Student/Postdoc Research Presentations

12:55–1:10pm Break

Student/Postdoc Research Presentations

2:20–2:30pm Break

A Conversation with Condoleezza Rice

  • Condoleezza Rice, The Denning Professor in Global Business and the Economy & The Thomas and Barbara Stephenson Senior Fellow on Public Policy, Hoover Institution, Stanford University
  • Chelsea Lide, PhD Student, Stanford GSB

Wrap Up

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Time Events & Speakers

A Conversation with Peter Henry

  • Peter Henry, Dean Emeritus, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University & William R. Berkley Professor of Economics and Finance
  • Wendy De La Rosa, PhD Student, Stanford GSB
10:45–11:00am Break

Student/Postdoc Research Presentations

12:10–12:30pm Break

Student/Postdoc Research Presentations

1:40–1:45pm Break

Collective Hormonal Profiles in Groups

  • Modupe Akinola, Associate Professor of Management, Columbia Business School & Faculty Director, Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Center for Leadership and Ethics
  • Introduced by Abraham Oshotse, PhD Student, Stanford GSB
2:30–2:35pm Break


  • Aleta Hayes, Lecturer, Theater and Performing Studies, Stanford
  • Lori Mackenzie, Lead Strategist, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Stanford GSB

Closing Remarks

  • Sarah Soule, The Morgridge Professor of Organizational Behavior & Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Stanford GSB