When Kristine Kilanski began her doctoral research on women’s labor in modern day oil boomtowns, she never planned on studying fear. Instead, she began like most researchers, with a set of...
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by Mayukh Sen
on Wednesday, July 8, 2015 - 10:46am
Mayim Bialik wasn’t good at math or science in elementary school.Today she holds a PhD in neuroscience and co-stars in TV's “The Big Bang Theory.” But as a child, she had few positive female role...
by Mayukh Sen
on Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 11:24pm
Laverne Cox didn’t get her education in school. She got it in nightclubs.She moved to New York City for college in the early 1990s, where she frequented LGBTQ clubs. To the outside world, Cox—a tall...
by Gender News staff
on Tuesday, June 30, 2015 - 11:15am
Take time this summer to mull over a great book—or better yet, several great books. Each month, the Clayman Institute will suggest thought-provoking summer reads that stimulate discussion.
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 Lynn Forbes
on Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - 11:44am
Congratulations to Michaela Hinks, Jenna Shapiro and Kierstyn Smith, the winners of our Mission Feminista contest. In honor of International Women's Day 2015, we asked Stanford...