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  • by Susan Fisk on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 5:20pm
    If you search Google for images of famous entrepreneurs, you will immediately see some familiar faces such as Steve Jobs, Bill Gates and Warren Buffet. But to see an entrepreneur who is a woman —...
  • 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...

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