The Clayman Institute for Gender Research

  • Interns in front of Serra House
    “One of the most important things we do at the Clayman Institute is mentor the next generation of feminists, and  encourage them to think about how they can foster change starting now,” enthused Ann Enthoven, the Institute’s...
  • The Clayman Institute welcomes Alison Dahl Crossley as the new associate director, bringing new leadership and a fresh focus on research. In her new position, Crossley leads the Institute's strategic focus, operations and...
  • The 1960s and 70s were a time of rapid social change, and California sat at the forefront of conflicting visions for the future.  As the sexual revolution and the civil rights and free speech movements intersected with the rise...
  • (reprinted from CNBC.com) In a day and age where aspiring female executives are bombarded with all kinds of conflicting advice about advancement, where should you focus your efforts to be truly effective in making headway in...
  • Join the Clayman Institute for a presentation by the world-renowned gender issues and sexual assault expert Dr. Jackson Katz. The talk will tackle the difficulty of encouraging men to attend programs on sex and gender issues,...
  • Does feminism thrive because of online efforts? Or does the Internet perpetuate toxic interactions and feckless activism? In this talk, Crossley argues that online feminism is critical to the continuity of the feminist movement...
  • Join us for the Clayman Institute's winter Artist's Salon featuring Professor Terry Castle. She will talk about her life as an artist and writer, and how the two activities have amplified and enriched one another over the past...

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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  • The Clayman Institute welcomes Alison Dahl Crossley as the new associate director, bringing new leadership and a fresh focus on research. In her new...
  • Interns in front of Serra House
    “One of the most important things we do at the Clayman Institute is mentor the next generation of feminists, and  encourage them to think about how...