The Clayman Institute for Gender Research

  • In 1993, Piper Kerman carried a bag of drug money from Chicago to Brussels.   Ten years later, two men knocked on Piper Kerman’s door.  The two men were U.S Customs officers. She had been indicted in federal court for drug smuggling and money...
  • Since 2000, the year the U.S. census first allowed respondents to identify as multiracial or multiethnic, the number of Americans who identify with multiple races has increased dramatically. Given that respondents are now allowed to check multiple...
  • Stanford-affiliated panelists at Uncovering event (Photo: Paige Parsons)
    Stanford University was founded in the 1800s when mainly children of the privileged class had the opportunity to enroll in universities. Today, students come from a variety of race, social, ethnic, religious, and geographical backgrounds, as do...
  • “I don't know what's worse,” wrote a user of the popular Facebook page, Stanford Race Confessions, “the actual racism that I experience whenever I'm home…or coming to Stanford and being told that we live in a post-racial society and that we should...
  • Gro Harlem Brundtland speaking at Stanford (Photo credit: David Gonzales)
    We often encounter platitudes about what an interconnected place the world is, how we are all linked in the circle of life, and only by working together through interdisciplinary collaboration can we overcome the obstacles between a us and a global...
  • 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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  • In 1993, Piper Kerman carried a bag of drug money from Chicago to Brussels.   Ten years later, two men knocked on...
  • Since 2000, the year the U.S. census first allowed respondents to identify as multiracial or multiethnic, the number of Americans who identify with...