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Raji Shankar ’07

Raji Shankar is a senior member of the technical staff at the Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, Inc., in Cambridge, Massachusetts. After earning her Ph.D. in engineering sciences from Harvard University in 2013, she worked for three years as a research scientist at Schlumberger-Doll Research, a research lab of the oilfield services giant Schlumberger.

Since early 2018, Raji has been a staff scientist in the Quantum Technologies and Applied Physics group at Draper, a non-profit research and development organization focusing on national security, space exploration, health care and energy.


#HeSaidWhat?!: Practical Tips for the Workplace

Saturday, October 6

This panel will provide practical tips to use professionally to counter commonplace “He Said What?” encounters in the workplace.


Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers ’87, Judge, United States District Court, Northern District of California


Alicia Brooks Christy ’77, Deputy Director of Reproductive Health, Veterans Health Administration; Physician; University Faculty Member

Beth Cobert ’80, CEO, Skillful

Sharon Isaak Hoffman ’91, Executive Producer, “Entertainment Tonight”

Raji Shankar ’07, Research Scientist in Applied Physics

The Confidence Gap
Ten Tips for Dealing with Being Bullied at Work
Seven Elements of Effective Negotiations
Sara Randazzo WSJ Article
Mentoring Matters Forbes
Grit Scale
Gender Differences Resources and Negotiation Physician Scientists
Differences in Male and Female Mentor Sponsorship NIH Grant Recipients
Confidence and the Gender Gap
#HeSaidWhat Resources Only