The Clayman Institute for Gender Research

  • We invite you to join us in celebrating forty years of advancing gender research and striving for change that promotes gender equality. We will honor our past and the achievements of our former Clayman Institute Directors. Looking forward, Clayman...
  • The vision for The Online Feminism Conference (#OFCon14) was born out of a genuine need to bridge gaps within the feminist community. On October 10th, Clayman Institute postdoctoral fellows, Ashley Farmer and Alison Dahl Crossley brought...
  • Many have spoken on the necessity of alliances across social divisions, but renowned historian, Paula Giddings, provides new insights on how history reveals key inspiration and lessons. Misremembered history, Giddings argues, has limited...
  • “History is made by those who show up,” Christie Herring said during her appearance last spring for the Stanford screening of her documentary film The Campaign. “Who shows up and takes action, are those who make the decisions,” she reflects. The...
  • Guest theater performance by interACt from Cal State Long Beach. It's On Us, is a growing movement to end campus sexual assault that provides tools and resources to students. Co-sponsors include the Bingham Fund from the Program in Human Biology,...
  • 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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