A recent forum organized by the Center for the Advanced Study of the Behavioral Sciences took an innovative view of barriers to women’s advancement in tech. Two professors with long-standing...
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by Alison Dahl Crossley
on Monday, November 16, 2015 - 12:12pm
Women surgeons face intense pressure, challenges and empowerment—much like surgery itself. They also face the obstacles of dealing in what is primarily a male-dominated field. Claudia Mueller, M.D.,...
by Kristine Kilanski
on Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 11:49am
Shelley Correll was recently awarded the 2016 Feminist Lecturer Award by Sociologists for Women in Society (SWS), a non-profit feminist organization...
by Devon Magliozzi
on Friday, October 9, 2015 - 12:37pm
In any given category, there are certain members who serve as prototypes. Ostriches and robins are both birds, but when we think about the category “bird,” robins are more likely to come to mind. In...
by Nadine Ann Skinner
on Friday, October 9, 2015 - 12:07pm
Smoking was originally the domain of men. When tobacco companies began to target women in the 1920s-30s, they promoted cigarettes as symbols of women’s liberation, an empowering tool and form of...
by Gender News Staff
on Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 8:27pm
As we begin the 2015-2016 academic year, we take the opportunity to welcome this year's fellowship participants.