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Gender News Articles: Diversity and Inclusion

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May 13 2019 | Posted In: Academia, Diversity and Inclusion, STEM
In the United States, 3.9 million people have a degree in engineering. Only about 1 in 3 degreed engineers, however, are currently employed in their field of study. Most degreed engineers instead wind up working in related fields like computing or engineering management. But a sizable minority of...
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Apr 25 2019 | Posted In: Diversity and Inclusion, History
“Picture the open road.” For many, the automobile is associated with freedom. But how does the social and cultural meaning of the automobile change when analyzed from the perspective of African-American drivers? Dr. Allyson Hobbs, associate professor of American history, director of African and...
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Mar 15 2019 | Posted In: Diversity and Inclusion, Work and Organizations
In recent years, organizations have begun taking a more proactive stance toward increasing diversity. To this end, they employ a variety of efforts often aimed at boosting the representation of women and racial minorities, including developing training programs, changing hiring and evaluation...
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Feb 27 2019 | Posted In: Academia, Diversity and Inclusion, History
Stanford is honoring two distinguished alumnae – Sally Ride, a physicist and the first American woman in space, and Carolyn Lewis Attneave, an internationally renowned scholar and psychologist who was instrumental in creating the field of Native American mental health – by renaming two campus...
Aug 10 2018 | Posted In: Diversity and Inclusion, Work and Organizations
“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...

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