Gender News Articles: Diversity and Inclusion
May 7 2013 | Posted In: Academia, Activism, Diversity and Inclusion, Feminism, Jing Lyman Lecture
All of us at the Clayman Institute were saddened to learn that First Lady Jing Lyman died on November 21, 2013. We miss her.
Dec 6 2012 | Posted In: Diversity and Inclusion, Leadership
The Clayman Institute's new Voice and Influence Program is helping cultivate female leaders at Stanford.
Mar 16 2012 | Posted In: Academia, Diversity and Inclusion, Intersectionality
What are you? For many people, this question elicits a variety of responses: student, sister, brother, dancer, mother, sports enthusiast. For ethnically ambiguous people, however, the question usually refers to what race they are — or whether they identify as mixed race. Implicit in such a...
Mar 7 2011 | Posted In: Diversity and Inclusion, Unconscious Bias, Work and Organizations
For the past twenty years, scholars have referred to a “stall” in the movement toward gender equality. Various measures of gender equality—for example, the gender gap in wages, the total percentage of women in the paid labor force, and the percentage of women in male-dominated occupations—have...
Feb 24 2011 | Posted In: Diversity and Inclusion, Unconscious Bias, Work and Organizations
Motherhood costs working women about a five percent per child wage penalty. This “motherhood penalty” in the American job market is well documented. Not only do mothers earn less than similarly-qualified women without children, but they also face discrimination in hiring and promotion.