Dr. Tina Opie, Ph.D, is an Associate Professor of Management at Babson College, teaching organizational behavior courses to undergraduates and MBA students. An award-winning researcher and teacher, Dr. Opie explores the connections between diversity, inclusion and equity along with identity, culture, fashion, authenticity and professionalism. As a consultant, she provides organizations with strategic direction on how to create more diverse, inclusive and equitable workplaces.
Her work on Shared Sisterhood™ provides individuals and organizational leaders with specific strategies to tap into their authentic identities, forge deeper relationships across difference and create more inclusive environments. She has advised firms in the beauty, educational, financial services, health care, and media industries. Her work has appeared in O Magazine, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe and Harvard Business Review. She is a regular commentator on the Women at Work podcast, and Greater Boston’s NPR affiliate television station WGBH. Her work has also appeared in academic journals such as Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An International Journal, Fashion Studies, Frontiers in Psychology, Higher Education and Organizational Dynamics.
Dr. Opie is currently an MLK Scholar at the MIT Sloan School of Management. Before teaching, she was a consultant at A.T. Kearney, a global management consulting firm, and a commercial banker at Bank of America. Dr. Opie brings more than 20 years of experience as a thought leader who combines practice and theory to generate high-impact solutions that unleash the power of authenticity in organizations.
Host Dan Loney is joined by Lori Tharps (Associate Professor, Temple University), Tina Opie (Associate Professor, Babson College; MIT Sloan School of Management), and Courtney McCluney (Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Darden School of Business, University of Virginia) on the Friday, October 11, 2019 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.