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  • by Mana Nakagawa on Saturday, November 15, 2014 - 2:36pm
    The day that I was first exposed to the concept of unconscious bias was back in fourth grade. My middle school took a field trip to the Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles, as part of our History...
  • by Katherine Quiles on Friday, October 17, 2014 - 6:45pm
    The vision for The Online Feminism Conference (...
  • by Pam Miracle on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 11:00am
    On a bright summer day in Silicon Valley, 20 high school girls are paired off in an Intel conference room, role playing job negotiation skills.
  • by Gender News staff on Monday, September 15, 2014 - 11:25pm
    Today’s media are replete with statistics documenting the global economic crisis and the precipitous decline of the middle class. While these numbers reflect key indicators—financial markets, housing...
  • by Gender News staff on Friday, September 12, 2014 - 5:49pm
    Caroline Simard’s enthusiasm and commitment are contagious.
  • by Risa Katzen on Friday, September 12, 2014 - 3:21pm
    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.
  • by Claire Patterson on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 3:37pm
    The Clayman Insitute is pleased to announce Nicole Martin, a Ph.D. candidate in the department of history, as the 2014 recipient of the Myra Strober Prize. The prize recognizes a Stanford student who...
  • by Ashley Farmer on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 8:10pm
    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...
  • by Alexander W. Watts on Monday, June 2, 2014 - 9:04pm
    Scientific objectivity and the cool assessment of facts are the hallmarks of the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) disciplines. So, of course, stereotypes have no place in these...
  • by Alison Dahl Crossley on Thursday, May 29, 2014 - 7:49pm
    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,...

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