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  • 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 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 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 Ashley Farmer on Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 12:14pm
    Can taking a selfie be a feminist act? The answer to this question, according to Stanford professor Peggy Phelan, lies at the intersection of feminist art and photography.Phelan is a leader in...
  • 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 Susan Rebecca Fisk on Monday, September 16, 2013 - 8:04am
    Sabine sat cross-legged on the floor fiddling with a miniature fan to find the "optimal" position so the blade would blow the right amount of air into the dollhouse she was building. She also wanted...
  • by Lily Bixler Clausen on Monday, May 6, 2013 - 9:43am
    When a Spanish-language newspaper interviewed Londa Schiebinger a few years ago, she ran the story through Google Translate. There was one problem: The Stanford professor was repeatedly referred to...
  • by Lily B. Clausen on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 - 10:04am
    Online education in 2013 is exciting. In this era of massive open online education, it’s possible to bring world-class education to anybody with an internet connection.Stanford’s Clayman Institute...
  • by Cara Reichard on Monday, March 4, 2013 - 1:51pm
    As chief operating officer of Facebook, Sheryl Sandberg is one of the most powerful women in business today—and she is a prominent advocate for gender equality. Her 2010 TED Talk, about ways in which...
  • by Lindsey B. Trimble on Thursday, October 11, 2012 - 2:34pm
    Think it's old-fashioned for a supervisor in an otherwise progressive work environment to insist that a female scientist’s work be pre-approved by a male co-worker before acceptance? According to...

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