About Me


I am Kylie Jiwon Hwang, a PhD in Management at Columbia Business School. I will be joining Stanford GSB as a Post Doctoral Fellow starting July 2021.

My research interests lie in the area of entrepreneurship, discrimination, and racial inequality. My dissertation examines: Entrepreneurship as a way to overcome labor market discrimination, focusing on formerly incarcerated individuals in the United States. My dissertation has been awarded the 2018 Kauffman Knowledge Challenge Grant.

You can find my CV here.

I was born in London and attended schools in New York, Washington DC, Seoul, and Riyadh. I like to travel and spend time with my family & friends.