Dr. Tina Opie
Dr. Opie began her path towards the study of valuing individual difference at the Darden School of Business, earning her MBA in Management in 1999. Her Ph.D. in Management was received from the Stern School of Business in 2010, where her emphasis of study was on Organizational Behavior. Currently, Dr. Opie is an Assistant Professor in the Management Division at Babson College, teaching organizational behavior courses to MBA and undergraduate students. Dr. Opie’s research focuses primarily on how organizations can create workplaces that successfully leverage individual difference and convey respect for individual contributions. Dr. Opie also created a website, www.hairasidentity.com, an online platform headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. Its mission is to promote and initiate discussion between men and women from diverse backgrounds around the relationships between hair and self-esteem and perceptions about professionalism.