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Dec 14 2018
What skills or characteristics make someone an excellent scientist or engineer? For former Clayman Institute Postdoctoral Fellow Dr. Erin Cech, answering this question is integral to understanding issues of diversity and inclusion in STEM. Cech, an assistant professor of sociology at the University...
Aug 10 2018
“Is the contemporary US hedge fund industry like a feudal aristocracy?” This was one of the lively questions that arose during the final 2017-2018 Faculty Fellows lunch at the Clayman Institute for Gender Research. Megan Tobias Neely, a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Clayman Institute, presented her...
Aug 9 2018
In May, the late Marjorie Morse Lozoff’s family and friends gathered to meet and celebrate PhD student Rina Friedberg, who was honored with the 2018 Marjorie Lozoff Award for Research on Women and Gender. This annual award is given to a Stanford graduate student conducting research related to...
May 22 2018
Technology industry leader VMware has provided a $15 million gift to endow the Center for Women’s Leadership. The Center will now be called the Stanford VMware Women’s Leadership Innovation Lab.
May 21 2018
Michelle R. Clayman, Chair of the Clayman Institute for Gender Research Advisory Council, has been elected to the Stanford University Board of Trustees. A Stanford Graduate School of Business alum (MBA ’79), Clayman’s election recognizes her impact as a leader, and importantly, as an advocate for...
Gary Darmstadt
May 11 2018
“Rigid gender norms and gender inequalities drive ill health for women, men, girls and boys, and contribute to poverty,” Gary Darmstadt observed in his Clayman Institute Faculty Research Fellows presentation, “Investigating relationships between gender norms and health.”
May 9 2018
Tressie McMillan Cottom had a powerful message for the Clayman Institute graduate Voice and Influence Program (gVIP) fellows: Don’t be afraid to go public, both to develop your voice and to share your expertise to advance equality and create positive social change.
May 9 2018
For many years, married life for Nancy* and her husband hardly resembled what the two educated black professionals envisioned for themselves in their younger days. For Nancy, twelve-hour work days at a community health center were taking a serious toll on her health and her family’s stability, but...
Mike Baiocchi
May 7 2018
Gender-based sexual violence is pandemic—preventing it seems almost impossible. But Clayman Institute Faculty Research Fellow Mike Baiocchi’s new research proves intervention and prevention are possible.

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