Taly Harel-Marian is a Ph.D. candidate in the Social-Organizational Psychology program at Teachers College, Columbia University. Her primary research interests include stereotype threat, cross-cultural dynamics, work/family issues, conflict resolution, and diversity in organizations. She also holds an M.Sc. in Behavioral and Management Sciences from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, and a Bachelor degree in Psychology and Sociology from Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel. Prior to joining Teachers College, she held various positions in the human resources industry in Israel, including working for four years as a Recruitment and Placement Consultant in one of Israel’s leading placement firms. She also spent two years serving in the Israel Defense Forces Human Resources Branch, Behavioral Sciences Division, where she conducted personal and psychological interviews, assessments and tests to candidates for military service. Taly is currently leading a research project executed by a Think Tank of a large influential nonprofit organization, with a nation-wide reach.