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Management Science and Engineering

Faidra Monachou

Faidra Monachou is a Ph.D. candidate in Operations Research at the Department of Management Science and Engineering at Stanford University, advised by Professor Itai Ashlagi. Her work focuses on market design for social good and the study of discrimination, diversity, and inequality in matching markets. She is particularly interested in the issue of bias and discrimination in online labor markets, the design of effective and fair admissions policies in education as well as the role of information design in non-monetary matching markets. Faidra's research is currently supported by the Stanford Data Science Scholarship (2020 - 2022), Google Women Techmakers Scholarship (2020 - 2021), Jerome Kaseberg Doolan Fellowship (2020 - 2021) and A.G. Leventis Foundation Grant (2018 - 2021). For the academic year 2020 - 2021, she is also affiliated with the McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society as a Graduate Fellow. She received her undergraduate degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from National Technical University of Athens in Greece and her M.Sc. in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University.