From Ivory Towers to the Board Room:

The Development of Anthropologists in Business

  • Elisabeth Powell

Abstract

From Ivory Towers to the Board Room: The Development of Anthropologists in Business

Author Biography

Elisabeth Powell
Elisabeth Powell graduated Phi Beta Kappa and with Highest Honors from Princeton University, where she earned First Prize for her Senior Thesis: “Anthropologists in Business: Teaching Anthropology in the Classroom of Everyday Life.”  She is a published author and speaker applying her anthropological lens to drive human-centered, global innovation and brand strategy at premier innovation, design and consumer research consultancies.  She has added unique value for her clients such as Hilton, Uber, Diageo, Apple, Estee Lauder, Saks Fifth Avenue and Google, and for her firms’ cultures and her teammates.  Originally from Atlanta, she moved recently to San Francisco from New York to start a new chapter of her own anthropologist in business journey and to explore the natural wonders of the West Coast.

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Published
2020-04-30
Section
Millennial & Post-millennial Perspectives