Researcher biography

Dr Miriam Yates is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Queensland Business School within the AIBE Centre for Gender Equality in the Workplace. She is also a Registered Psychologist who consults with organisations on matters of strategic planning, diversity and inclusion, leadership development and psychological health and wellbeing at work. 

Her PhD examined the gendered nature of power and the implications this has for women and men’s career advancement. Since, Miriam’s research portfolio has grown to include topics such as processes of career transitioning in male-dominated industries, the paradox mindset as it relates to women navigating positions of leadership and projects evaluating the efficacy of gender equality policy and procedures in Australian organisations.