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 Ashley Farmer
on Thursday, February 13, 2014 - 11:16am
Alice Walker is standing on a small boat, called "The Audacity of Love." The vessel is part of Freedom Flotilla II, an international group of boats protesting Israel’s 2011 blockage of Gaza. Despite...
by Tres Pittman
on Tuesday, February 11, 2014 - 9:12am
When asked about the difficulties of breaking into the fraternity of Kerouac and Ginsberg as a woman, Diane di Prima took almost no time to formulate an answer, matter-of-factly declaring, “I wasn’t...
by Adrienne Rose Johnson
on Monday, February 3, 2014 - 9:30pm
A woman’s road to the c-suite is full of hurdles. Her input in a meeting is ignored. She negotiates skillfully, and she's told she’s full of herself. While these roadblocks may feel like...
by Lelia Glass
on Thursday, January 30, 2014 - 10:14am
“Start down at the floor,” Aleta Hayes told the audience at Stanford’s Clayman Institute. “Think of a flower – a specific one. Now, standing on one leg, extend and bloom into that flower,...
by Alexis Charles
on Tuesday, January 28, 2014 - 9:39am
Valerie Miner has traveled to India numerous times as a teacher. But in her new novel Traveling with Spirits, Miner lets India do the teaching. Traveling with Spirits follows Miner’s strong female...