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I am a Reader in Human Resource Management at Roehampton Business School, having previously held a position at Kingston University. In the US, I was a researcher at the Harvard Business School focusing on gender equality issues at work and at home. I was also a part-time Lecturer at Babson College and a Visiting Scholar at the Center for Gender in Organizations (Simmons College) and Women’s Studies Research Center (Brandeis University). In Germany, I worked as a researcher at the University of Stuttgart, conducting an evaluation of mentoring programs for women in Germany, a project funded by the German Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). I received my Ph.D. degree from University College London.


Research interests

My research is concerned with intersectional inequality in organizations. I am particularly interested in examining how organizational practices, household dynamics, and identity influence people’s work and personal lives. 

Research interests:

- Gender, race and class in organizations

- Equality in the workplace and within households

- Flexible working

- Intersectionality

- Career transitions

- Social reproduction

- Maternal employment

- Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

My research has been published in international peer-reviewed journals, including Work, Employment and Society, Organization Studies, Journal of Vocational Behavior and Gender, Work and Organization.

I have been the recipient of grants from UKRI (Strategic Priorities Fund); the Southlands Methodist Trust, the Mexican National Council of Science and Technology (CONACyT), the British Council, and the Santander Mobility Grant Program.

I am a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and the Research Ethics Officer of Roehampton Business School.

I currently supervise three internal PhD students and one external PhD student (Hasselt University). I welcome inquiries from potential PhD students interested in the research areas outlined above.


Research projects

I am currently working on three major research projects:

1. The experience of dual-earner couples in London Boroughs during Covid-19 (funded by UKRI/Strategic Priorities Fund).

2. The career trajectory and workplace experiences of Latin American professionals in the UK (funded by the Southlands Methodist Trust).

3. An intersectional perspective on flexible working after Covid-19.

I collaborate closely with academics from the Harvard Business School, University of Bath, ESSEC Business School, IPADE Business School, Radboud University and Hasselt University.


Consultancy work

I work closely together with practitioners. I have advised corporations in Mexico on the implementation and evaluation of gender equality and work/life balance initiatives. I am currently collaborating with practitioners and activists in the UK to explore the experiences of ethnic minority professional women.



I am committed to developing ethical business leaders through my teaching. I have taught Business Ethics, Principles of Human Resource Management, International Human Resource Management, Leadership and Change, Organizational Behavior, and Qualitative Research Methods at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. I have fully re-designed modules leading to improved student learning and satisfaction. I have also supervised numerous undergraduate and postgraduate dissertations.


Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University College London

Gender and Organisations, PhD

External positions

Academic Assessor, CIPD

1 Jun 2022 → …

External Examiner, University of Portsmouth

1 May 2022 → …

Committee Member, South West London, CIPD

1 Feb 2022 → …

Expert Evaluator, European Commission

1 Nov 2017 → …

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