Emma Stephenson

Ms, Doctor of Philosophy Student

  • The University of Western Australia (M304), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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Emma is a PhD candidate and Master of Industrial and Organisational Psychology student at UWA. Her research is about the mental load and how it affects people's, particularly women's, wellbeing and career outcomes.


Emma is currently researching the "mental load" and its impact on work-related outcomes such as wellbeing, career progression and leadership. This project is supervised by Professor Gillian Yeo, Dr Laura Fruhen and Associate Professor Serena Wee. To find out more, you can watch Emma's 3 minute thesis here.

Supervised by Dr Lisette Kanse and Associate Professor Serena Wee, Emma completed her Honours thesis at UWA in 2020. Her thesis investigated the relationship between work design and employee voice behaviour (i.e., speaking up with ideas or concerns) in virtual teams.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities

Education/Academic qualification

Psychology, Bachelor of Science (Honours), The University of Western Australia

Award Date: 11 Dec 2020


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