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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by Adrienne Johnson
on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - 9:30am
Can pornography be political? Can it be anti-racist? Maybe even feminist?Film scholar Celine Parreñas Shimizu answers with a resounding YES. At a Stanford talk, Shimizu argued that feminist porn is...
by Annelise Heinz
on Monday, March 3, 2014 - 12:22pm
Four male academic leaders were joined by a female peer during a lively panel held Feb. 26. Since women hold 22 percent of tenured faculty positions at Stanford, this ratio might appear unremarkable...
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 Ashley Farmer
on Tuesday, February 25, 2014 - 9:17am
Over the last fifty years the composition of the workforce has changed significantly due to an influx of women into the workplace, the delayed retirement of many workers, and the rise in dual-earning...
by Lindsey Trimble O'Connor
on Monday, February 17, 2014 - 7:31am
Starting this year, workers in the state of Vermont and the City of San Francisco have the right to make flexible work requests without fear of employer retaliation. These provisions are the first...