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2010-2011: A Year in Review

September 2010

2010-2011 Faculty Fellows

The Clayman Institute welcomed a diverse and global cohort of scholars, including Miriam Goodman (pictured), professor of molecular and cellular physiology.

October 2010

Silicon Valley Thought Leadership Greenhouse

We started this initiative with a simple, yet revolutionary premise: That the next great wave of innovation in Silicon Valley could be led by women.

November 2010

Moving Beyond the Stalled Revolution Panel

The panel provided insights into barriers to women's advancement and proposed workable solutions to advancing gender equality.  Panelists: Laura L. Carstensen, Estelle B. Freedman, Deborah L. Rhode, Myra H. Strober; moderator: Shelley Correll.

December 2010

Art at the Institute

Our art curator, Amy DaPonte, a graduate student in art, curated works by local artists, including Lisa Solomon (pictured).

January 2011

Winter Series 2011

Scholars from across the country shared new research on the stalled gender revolution.  Sociologist Mariko Chang (pictured) discussed the Gender Wealth Gap.

February 2011

Inaugural Jing Lyman Lecture

Political pundit and columnist for The Nation, Katha Pollitt, discussed the future of feminism in her talk: "What do you mean I'm not equal yet?! Women in the 21st Century."

March 2011

Book Discussions

Sociologist Cecilia Ridgeway discussed Framed by Gender. Other book talks included Joan Williams' book Reshaping the Work-Family Debate and Myra Strober's book Interdisciplinary Conversations.

April 2011

Spring Series 2011

The series explored gender and the intersections of race, class, and sexuality.  Kathy Phillips (pictured) found that black women and white women face different ledaership obstacles.

May 2011

Honoring Our Founders

To celebrate those who played an instrumental role in founding and supporting the Institute in its early days, we honored Eleanor Maccoby, psychology professor emerita and co-author of The Psychology of Sex Differences (1974).

June 2011

GDFs Featured in Gender News

From politics to South Africa, Clayman Institute Graduate Dissertation Fellows (GDF) wrote about their research in Gender News. Rania Kassab al-Sweis (pictured) discussed childhood and poverty in Egypt.

Summer 2011

Stanford Graduate Summer Institute

Director Shelley COrrell and GSB Professor Sarah Soule co-taught the interdisciplinary seminar Redesigning Workplaces for 21st Century Women and Men, sponsored by the Vice Provost of Graduate Education.

Join us in 2011-12

Ms. @ 40: The future of Feminism

Over twenty departments, programs, and centers are joining together in a celebration of Ms. Magazine's 40th anniversary. On January 26, 2012, Ms. editors and bloggers will kick off a symposium ending with a keynote address by Gloria Steinem.