Sara Jordan-Bloch is a sociologist and a senior research scholar the Stanford VMware Women's Leadership Innovation Lab. Jordan-Bloch leads the Seeds of Change initiative, which aims to provide young women and girls with frameworks, knowledge, and skills to find and strengthen their own voice and to navigate critical transitions such as starting college and entering the workforce. Jordan-Bloch's scholarly research centers on the intersection of social psychology and education, and current projects include work on: the perception of mattering as a mechanism in teacher-student relationships, the relational context of cohort-based learning, and how gender inequality is experienced and understood during critical transitions for young women. Jordan-Bloch received her B.A. in Sociology from Brown University and her Ph.D. in Sociology from Stanford University.
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