HERMINIA IBARRA is the Charles Handy professor of organizational behavior at London Business School (LBS). Prior to joining LBS, she served on the INSEAD and Harvard Business School faculties. She is a member of the World Economic Forum’s Expert Network, a judge for the Financial Times/McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award, one of Apolitica’s 100 most influential people in gender policy, a fellow of the British Academy, and the 2018 recipient of the Academy of Management’s Scholar-Practitioner Award. Ibarra is the author of two best-selling books,
Act Like a Leader, Think Like a Leader and Working Identity: Unconventional Strategies for Reinventing Your Career. She writes regularly in leading academic journals and business publications including the Harvard Business Review, Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, and New York Times and speaks internationally on leadership and organizational transformation. A native of Cuba, Ibarra received her M.A. and Ph.D. from Yale University, where she was a National Science Fellow.