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  • 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 —...
  • by Veena Dubal on Monday, January 12, 2015 - 10:21am
    Elizabeth Blackwell was the first woman to be admitted into a medical school in the United States. The year was 1847, over 80 years after the first U.S. medical school had opened its doors. Since...
  • by Pam Miracle on Sunday, November 16, 2014 - 7:03pm
    Autumn may be a time for nature to begin winding down the year, but for many businesses and academic institutions, it represents a resurgence of activity after the summer holidays. Industry...
  • by Alexis Charles on Saturday, November 15, 2014 - 3:31pm
    Before the lights dimmed in Stanford University’s Paul Brest Hall for a special screening last October of the documentary Anita: Speaking Truth to Power, the film’s star, law professor Anita Hill,...
  • 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 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,...
  • by Alison Dahl Crossley on Thursday, May 29, 2014 - 2:29pm
    Which motto most closely reflects your behavior during group discussions? (a) The squeaky wheel gets the grease (b) The duck that quacks the loudest gets shot Your answer may depend on...
  • by Gender News staff on Monday, May 19, 2014 - 9:54am
    Perhaps nowhere is the stalled gender revolution more apparent than in the executive and leadership ranks of business, government and education. For the past thirty years, women have surpassed their...

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