Isabel Villamor is an Assistant Professor of the Managing People in Organizations Department at IESE. She holds a Ph.D. in Management from the George Washington University School of Business, an MBA from IESE, and a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Navarra.
Her research seeks to understand how different aspects of the contemporary workplace affect career equality. In a primary research stream, she investigates the impact that increased virtuality at work has on career equality. In a second line of inquiry, she explores equality gaps that persist among leaders and star performers. Her work has been published in the Journal of Management and Academy of Management Annals, among other academic journals. She presents her work regularly in conferences such as the Academy of Management Meeting and the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Conference.
Prior to her academic career, Isabel worked as a strategy consultant in Europe and Latin America. She has also worked in Human Resources and Strategy departments in the pharmaceutical and energy sectors and for non-profit organizations in African and Latin America.