The Clayman Institute for Gender Research

  • On a bright summer day in Silicon Valley, 20 high school girls are paired off in an Intel conference room, role playing job negotiation skills. They might otherwise have been at the beach or with friends at the mall, but these girls are...
  • 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...
  • Please join us for the Institute's fall Artist's Salon featuring Professor Ken Fields, who will be reading poems from his most recent collection and remarking on oddities of structure. Light refreshments will be served. Click here to RSVP. Artist's...
  • 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...
  • 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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  • On a bright summer day in Silicon Valley, 20 high school girls are paired off in an Intel conference room, role playing job negotiation skills. They...
  • In August 2014, Stanford professor of mathematics Maryam Mirzakhani became the first woman to win the Fields Medal, often described as the Nobel...