Lena hipp is the head of the research group “Work & Care” at the WZB Berlin Social Science Center (Germany) and professor of social stratification (esp. work and organizations) at the University of Potsdam. She received her PhD at Cornell University back in 2011. Before entering academia, she worked as a policy advisor in the German Parliament. Her current research focuses particularly on social inequality related to care and gender and has been published in journals such as the Journal of Marriage and Family, Social Forces, Socio-Economic Review, European Review of Sociology, and Work and Occupations.