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  • by Nicole Martin on Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 11:39am
    When interviewed about the impact of family commitments on her surgical career, one woman shared a colorful story about practicing surgery while pregnant. Late in her pregnancy, in the middle of...
  • by Alison Dahl Crossley on Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 9:04pm
    Jill Abramson, the first woman executive editor of The New York Times, was fired in 2014, despite garnering eight Pulitzer Prizes during her three-year editorship and, according to Stanford...
  • by Marion Robertson on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 6:06pm
    Is it possible to imagine the Clayman Institute without its Jing Lyman Lectures? Its tradition of collaborative books and...
  • by Pam Miracle on Monday, March 30, 2015 - 4:19pm
    The phrase “what women want” calls to mind fluffy Hollywood movies and a recent segment of the popular TV quiz show, “Jeopardy,” which perpetuated the idea that “what women want” is help with the...
  • by Jonna Louvrier on Monday, March 30, 2015 - 12:00pm
    The great accomplishments of women vs. the pressing challenges to achieve gender equality dominated speeches and discussion at the recent Watermark Lead On Conference, where Hillary Rodham...
  • by Karen Powroznic on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 6:12pm
    How do we construct a sense of security in increasingly insecure times? Amidst stagnating wages, volatile employment prospects, and competition from abroad, Americans are facing unprecedented levels...
  • by Jonna Louvrier on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 11:49pm
    Earlier this year, Intel’s CEO Brian Krzanich announced an investment of $300 million in the company’s diversity initiatives. During his announcement, made at the annual Consumer Electronics Show (...
  • by Alison Wynn on Sunday, February 8, 2015 - 6:22pm
    When Myra Strober first joined the Stanford business school faculty in 1972, there were only five women students out of a...
  • by Alexandra Russell on Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 12:32am
    With the visibility of female leaders such as former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, we might assume that society is progressing steadily toward gender equality....
  • 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 —...

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