Rebeca Grangeiro

Invited Researcher of DEA Programme Stay in France: from January 10th to February 18th, 2022

Rebeca Grangeiro is a research professor at the Federal University of Cariri (UFCA), Brazil, since 2009. She defended her thesis in Occupational Psychology in 2015. Since 2018, her work has focused on women in high-level positions in organizations, especially universities and startups, in Brazil and France. The objectives of this research are to understand the professional trajectories of these women and to analyze their personal and professional profiles.

The project

Title: Women managers in European startups: an analysis from the Queen Bee Phenomenon

Keywords: Gender equality at work; barrier and career leverage for women; gender metaphors; Queen Bee phenomenon

Selected publications

  • Gomes Neto, M. B. ; Grangeiro, R. ; Esnard, C. (2022) . Mulheres na Academia: um estudo sobre o Fenômeno Queen Bee. Mackenzie Management Review, 23 (1).
  • Souza, D., Grangeiro, R., Silva, L. (2021). The portrayal of career women in cinema: an analysis from the perspective of gender inequality metaphors. Journal of Business and Secretariat, 13 (1).
  • Grangeiro, R., & Esnard, C. (2021). Le phénomène reine des abeilles: Quelles particularités à l’université?, Cadernos de Pesquisa, 51, e07516-e07516.
  • Grangeiro, R., Silva, L. E. N., & Esnard, C. (2021). I broke the glass ceiling, now what? Overview of metaphors to explain gender inequality in organizations. International Journal of Organizational Analysis, v. ahead-of-print, p. 638-651.
  • Grangeiro, R., Silva, L. N., Esnard, C. (2021). Scientific metaphors and female representativeness in leadership positions: a bibliometric analysis. Psychology: Organizations and Work, 21(1), 1157-1166,
  • Silva, L. E. N ; Grangeiro, R. ; Nadae, J. ; Gomes Neto, M. B. (2021). Covid-19 Pandemic: Why does it atter for consumer research? . Covid-19 Pandemic: Why does it matter for consumer research?. REMARK. Revista Brasileira de Marketing, 20 (2): 252-278. remark.v20i2.18677
  • Grangeiro, R., Militão, M. L. (2020). Women in university management: career and perceived obstacles to professional advancement. Journal of Administrative Sciences, 26 (3): 95-106. https://
  • Gomes Neto, Grangeiro, R., M. B., Silva, L. N., Esnard, C. (2020). Hurdles and opportunities for women in startups. Revista Pensamento Contemporâneo em Administração, 14 (2): 18-32. https:// 


Published at 5 January 2022