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  • by Ashley Farmer on Monday, March 17, 2014 - 11:21am
    You might take for granted that your doctor considers your gender and sex when assessing your health or recommending treatments. But as recently as twenty-five years ago, medical research and health...
  • by Annelise Heinz on Monday, March 3, 2014 - 12:22pm
    Four male academic leaders were joined by a female peer during a lively panel held Feb. 26. Since women hold 22 percent of tenured faculty positions at Stanford, this ratio might appear unremarkable...
  • by Katherine Quiles on Monday, March 3, 2014 - 6:00am
    International Women’s Day serves as a reminder of both the struggles and successes of women all around the world. Celebrated on March 8, the holiday has been observed since early 1900.The official...
  • by Adrienne Rose Johnson on Monday, February 3, 2014 - 9:30pm
    A woman’s road to the c-suite is full of hurdles. Her input in a meeting is ignored. She negotiates skillfully, and she's told she’s full of herself.  While these roadblocks may feel like...
  • by Karen Powroznik on Monday, January 20, 2014 - 1:28pm
    Where have all the young feminists gone? The popular press proclaims the “death” of the feminist revolution. According to some accounts, today’s young women refuse to identify as feminists, largely...
  • by Gender News staff on Thursday, January 2, 2014 - 9:02am
    As a former firefighter, Andrea Rees Davies is a master at getting large groups of people to acquiesce. For example, before a big lecture begins at the Clayman Institute, it’s Davies’ secret job to...
  • by Risa Katzen on Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 11:45am
    In 1969, a feminist group called the Redstockings published a manifesto on women’s liberation. In it, they emphasized the importance of women coming together and discussing the particular obstacles...
  • by Kathleen J. Sullivan on Saturday, November 23, 2013 - 9:29am
    Elizabeth "Jing" Lyman, the widow of the late Stanford President Richard W. Lyman, and a key player in the creation of the university's institute for gender research, died Thursday, Nov. 21, at...
  • by Lori Nishiura Mackenzie on Monday, November 4, 2013 - 9:28am
    The CEOs of Best Buy, Yahoo!, and Hewlett Packard all nixed flexible work policies in response to financial downturns.  “During this critical turnaround period, HP needs all hands on deck,” said...
  • by Lauren Gong and Rachel Ward on Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 9:52am
    Lauren Gong and Rachel Ward interned at the Clayman Institute during the summer of 2013. They are now seniors at Mountain View High School. In the article below, they describe their...

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