Susan Athey2017-10-25T13:51:05-04:00

Susan Athey

Economist

“There has never been a better time for young women to enter the field of economics. Google, Facebook, eBay, Pandora, Uber, Instagram, Microsoft, Coursera — all of these firms, as well as the latest start-up firms, need economists.”

Career Highlights
  • Professor of Economics at Stanford University
  • Pioneering work advanced a new mathematical model for analyzing risk and uncertainty
  • Advises Microsoft on search engine decisions that impact millions of users around the world
  • Got her first taste of math’s realworld applications in the halls of Congress during a summer job that inspired to pursue a career in economics research