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Since 1974, the Clayman Institute for Gender Research has been committed to making the future feminist.

The Institute empowers students and scholars in three key ways:

  • Conduct and invest in intersectional gender research
  • Mentor students through fellowships and internships
  • Inspire, translate and amplify gender scholarship

What's New

Plaque installed at Attneave House recognizes Chanel Miller and sexual assault survivors

The patio of Carolyn Lewis Attneave House, home of the Clayman Institute, now features a plaque inscribed with a quote from Chanel Miller. The plaque was installed recently to honor Miller and all sexual assault survivors. In 2015, Miller was assaulted on campus by Stanford student Brock Turner. The quote is an excerpt from Miller's victim impact statement. Last year, Miller revealed her identity and published a widely praised memoir, Know My Name.

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photo of Yalom with words Marilyn Yalom, 1932-2019, Esteemed feminist author and historian

Marilyn Yalom: Books of Death and Life

Join us March 16 for an event remembering former Director and Senior Scholar Marilyn Yalom, and celebrating the release of her final two books. Special guests Irv Yalom, Stina Katchadourian, and more
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COVID gender disparities: Turning the tide

From our Gender and Pandemic series: Surgeon and Scholar Arghavan Salles on how the COVID pandemic has worsened gender disparities, especially for women of color, and what we can do now to turn the tide
Podcast: The Feminist Present

Podcast: The Feminist Present

Catch up on Season 2! In the Clayman Institute podcast, Hosts Adrian Daub and Laura Goode welcome Morgan Jerkins, Sarah Smarsh, Sister Roma, Lyz Lenz, Cheryl Strayed and more.

45 Years of Gender Research

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Clayman Conversations: Whisper Networks

In the first Clayman Conversations event, journalists Moira Donegan and Evette Dionne examine the impact of social media and digital technology on sharing information about sexual violence.
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Breaking the Culture of Sexual Assault

In a two-year symposium, the Institute launched a series of talks and discussions to address multiple facets of sexual violence in order to create best practices and novel solutions. Featuring events with Kimberlé Crenshaw (pictured) and Zerlina Maxwell.
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Gender Equality Today

In this May 2019 symposium, panelists take on gender equality today, what progress has been made in the last two decades, and what barriers prevent additional change. Featuring Erin Cech, Shelley Correll, David Pedulla and Adina Sterling (pictured).

Media Mentions

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Largest-ever survey exposes career obstacles for LGBTQ scientists

Former Clayman Institute Postdoctoral Fellow
Jan 27 2021
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Commentary: Edith Gelles on John Adams missing his successor's inauguration

Senior Scholar
Jan 21 2021
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Scholarship and research of Stanford faculty influenced by life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Faculty Fellow
Jan 13 2021

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