The Clayman Institute for Gender Research

  • The Clayman Institute for Gender Research is honored to welcome Professor Paula Giddings as the 2014 Jing Lyman Lecturer.  As we celebrate our 40th anniversary, Professor Giddings' lecture will provide a look back at the contending forces of gender...
  • Join the Clayman Institute for Gender Research for the Online Feminism Conference: The Challenges and Possibilities of Internet Activism, at Stanford University on October 10th, 2014. This conference, aims to bring together a diverse group of...
  • In August 2014, Stanford professor of mathematics Maryam Mirzakhani became the first woman to win the Fields Medal, often described as the Nobel Prize of mathematics. Tim Gowers, a mathematician at Cambridge University and a Fields medalist himself...
  • Caroline Simard’s enthusiasm and commitment are contagious. As she talks about her recent appointment as research director at Stanford’s Clayman Institute for Gender Research and manager of the Corporate Partner Program under its Center for the...
  • Photo of Serra House, Stanford University, home of CAWL
    Perhaps nowhere is the stalled gender revolution more apparent than in the executive and leadership ranks of business, government and education. For the past thirty years, women have surpassed their male peers in earning undergraduate degrees,...

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Founded in 1974, the Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research at Stanford University creates knowledge and seeks to implement change to promote gender equality. Our current focus is Moving Beyond the Stalled Gender Revolution. We are bringing together an intellectually diverse group of scholars to provide new insights into the barriers to women's advancement and to propose novel and workable solutions to advancing gender equality.

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