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  • by Alison Wynn on Monday, January 7, 2013 - 8:15am
    Twenty years ago, President Bill Clinton signed the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) into law, giving employees the right to take unpaid leave for certain family or medical reasons. But over the...
  • by Lily B. Clausen on Thursday, December 6, 2012 - 9:01am
    The Clayman Institute's new Voice and Influence Program is helping cultivate female leaders at Stanford.“I’m thinking more explicitly about gender issues and [developing] awareness about leadership...
  • by Christin L. Munsch on Monday, November 26, 2012 - 9:30am
    By 2030, the number of people age 65 years or older is expected to double, placing a strain on government-sponsored programs like Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security. Many researchers see the...
  • by Alison Wynn on Monday, November 5, 2012 - 1:54pm
    From Marissa Mayer’s rise to top dog at Yahoo! to Sheryl Sandberg’s closely-watched leadership at Facebook, women tech executives create quite a stir in Silicon Valley. For some, the rise of a female...
  • 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...
  • by Alison Wynn on Monday, August 20, 2012 - 8:48am
    Can teams work together to make it possible for their members to take one day off per week and still be a star team? This was the question Harvard Business School Professor Leslie Perlow asked the...
  • by Karli June Cerankowski on Monday, August 6, 2012 - 12:41pm
    With a commitment to feminist politics in her dance and performance work,...
  • by Erin Cech on Wednesday, August 1, 2012 - 9:05am
    Popular beliefs about work-family issues characterize working moms as having a divided focus on home and work - they are therefore seen as less competent, less committed, and, as a result, less...
  • by Sharon Jank on Thursday, July 19, 2012 - 12:52pm
    The Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research is committed to empowering women’s voices and leadership on the Stanford campus and beyond.  To promote this goal, the Clayman Institute is...
  • by Arghavan Salles on Friday, June 29, 2012 - 8:30am
    When do women first realize we are not supposed to be good at math and science? For me, it was during high school calculus class when my classmates begrudged me my position as the best student in the...

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