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. Tim Gowers, a...
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“Why are they assistant professors while I’m a lecturer?” Myra Strober asked her department chair forty years ago, while working at a different unversity. It’s difficult to imagine Strober, now a...
by Gender News staff
on Thursday, July 11, 2013 - 10:31am
Calling all high school and college women interested in medicine and engineering! The Perry Outreach Program and the Stanford Department of Orthopaedic Surgery invite high-school and...
by Karen Powroznik
on Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 1:10pm
When San Franciscans Sarah Fenson and Regan Long launched their craft beer label, "Local Brewing Co.," people were surprised to learn that the beer was brewed by women. Fenson and Long got their...
by Alison Wynn
on Monday, July 1, 2013 - 7:37am
In an age where over 50% of college graduates are women, women still struggle to reach higher levels of leadership in universities like Stanford. Furthermore, women faculty report having less voice...
by Electra Colevas
on Friday, June 28, 2013 - 8:30am
Take your time this summer to really mull over a great book—or better yet, several great books. Each month, the Clayman Institute will suggest three thought-provoking summer reads that stimulate...