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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
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...
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.
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.
Ashley Farmer
May 7 2018
“Yes, I’m against the war in Vietnam; I’m for African liberation, voter registration, and the people’s survival!” So declares the black woman featured in a 1972 Black Panther magazine illustration by Black Panther member Gayle Dickson. The powerful illustration was just one archival piece of...
Mar 21 2018
Clayman Institute for Gender Research Faculty Director Shelley Correll took the stage at CEMEX Auditorium with journalist and former Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson (’90) to discuss sexual assault in the workplace and the power of women sharing their stories, in an event hosted by the Stanford...
Mar 14 2018
Stanford Law professor and current Clayman Institute Faculty Research Fellow Rabia Belt explored the politics of the women’s suffrage movement in her Faculty Research Fellows presentation, “Outcasts from the Vote: Women’s Suffrage and Disability in the Long Nineteenth Century United States.”...
Mar 7 2018
What does an opera on the Christmas tale, a program to prevent violence in Nairobi, and a robot that can sense human touch all have in common?  All are topics du jour at the Clayman Institute for Gender Research this academic year. These are just three of the eleven faculty research projects...

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