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...
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by Andrea Rees Davies
on Wednesday, October 12, 2011 - 2:36pm
"With economic models straining in every corner of the world, none of us can afford to perpetuate the barriers facing women in the workforce," Secretary of State Hillary Clinton...
by Susan Fisk
on Tuesday, October 11, 2011 - 12:01pm
The Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research is committed to empowering women’s voices and leadership on the Stanford campus and beyond. To promote this goal, the Clayman Institute is...
by Katherine Marino
on Monday, October 3, 2011 - 1:26pm
When Eman al-Obeidy burst into the Rixos hotel in Tripoli, desperately relating her tale of gang rape at the hands of Libyan...
by Brenda Frink
on Thursday, September 29, 2011 - 4:00pm
The birth control pill arrived on the market in 1960. Within two years, 1.2 million American women were “on the pill.” By 1964, it was the most popular contraceptive in the country.
by Marianne Cooper
on Monday, September 19, 2011 - 7:35am
Filmmaker Abigail E Disney’s latest project began with a simple question, “What if you looked at war as though women mattered?” Disney’s answer to that question is Women, War & Peace, a...