The Clayman Institute for Gender Research

  • Please join the Clayman Institute and the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society (Stanford PACS) for a screening and panel discussion of The Hunting Ground.  From the intrepid team behind The Invisible War, comes The...
  • The phrase “what women want” calls to mind fluffy Hollywood movies and a recent segment of the popular TV quiz show, “Jeopardy,” which perpetuated the idea that “what women want” is help with the housework, jeans that fit and a...
  • When Clayman Institute director Shelley Correll was asked to speak on the panel “Building Feminist Organizations,” she knew immediately the focus of her talk: collaboration. By building a collaborative, inclusive environment at...
  • Please join the Clayman Institute and Morrison & Foerster for a book talk and panel discussion featuring Chief Justice Earl Warren Professor of Constitutional Law, Kenji Yoshino, speaking about his new book, Speak Now:...
  • In honor of International Women's Day, win a mentorship meeting on May 19 with the Clayman team and Jill Abramson, former executive editor of The New York Times, and first female executive editor in the paper’s 160 year history...

Welcome...

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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  • How do we construct a sense of security in increasingly insecure times? Amidst stagnating wages, volatile employment prospects, and competition from...
  • A woman, immobilized, half-buried in a mound of earth, in the first act, then up to her neck in the second. Then only her mouth moves, and her eyes...