The Clayman Institute for Gender Research

  • More than three hundred years after its creation, a forgotten music treasure exclusively set for women’s voices was performed at the Clayman Institute Spring Artist’s Salon by a group of Stanford students under the direction of...
  • Take time this summer to mull over a great book—or better yet, several great books. Each month, the Clayman Institute will suggest thought-provoking summer reads that stimulate discussion. For July, our picks include “Cut Adrift...
  • Mayim Bialik wasn’t good at math or science in elementary school. Today she holds a PhD in neuroscience and co-stars in TV's “The Big Bang Theory.” But as a child, she had few positive female role models who could inspire her to...
  • Laverne Cox didn’t get her education in school. She got it in nightclubs. She moved to New York City for college in the early 1990s, where she frequented LGBTQ clubs. To the outside world, Cox—a tall, caramel-haired, African-...

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.

Upcoming Events

  • August 02, 2015
    4:00PM

    EPATT, the free after-school program that provides one-on-one tutoring, tennis instruction, and...

  • October 06, 2015
    9:00AM

    SAVE THE DATE - OCTOBER 6TH for the 2015 Bay Area Women's Summit. Registration information to...

  • October 10, 2015
    8:00AM

    Join the Stanford Medicine Alumni Association for a day of inspiration and education...

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