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Gender News Articles: Diversity and Inclusion

Oct 20 2014 | Posted In: Diversity and Inclusion, Feminism, History, Intersectionality, Jing Lyman Lecture
Many have spoken on the necessity of alliances across social divisions, but renowned historian, Paula Giddings, provides new insights on how history reveals key inspiration and lessons. Misremembered history, Giddings argues, has limited our view. However, restoring the full history — and...
Jul 26 2014 | Posted In: Activism, Art and Literature, Diversity and Inclusion
In 1993, Piper Kerman carried a bag of drug money from Chicago to Brussels.   Ten years later, two men knocked on Piper Kerman’s door.  The two men were U.S Customs officers. She had been indicted in federal court for drug smuggling and money laundering. That knock began her unexpected “journey...
Jul 23 2014 | Posted In: Diversity and Inclusion, Feminism, History
Since 2000, the year the U.S. census first allowed respondents to identify as multiracial or multiethnic, the number of Americans who identify with multiple races has increased dramatically. Given that respondents are now allowed to check multiple boxes on the census, that’s not surprising. However...
Jun 15 2014 | Posted In: Academia, Diversity and Inclusion
“I don't know what's worse,” wrote a user of the popular Facebook page, Stanford Race Confessions, “the actual racism that I experience whenever I'm home…or coming to Stanford and being told that we live in a post-racial society and that we should stop talking about race.”
May 29 2014 | Posted In: Academia, Diversity and Inclusion, Unconscious Bias
Stanford University was founded in the 1800s when mainly children of the privileged class had the opportunity to enroll in universities. Today, students come from a variety of race, social, ethnic, religious, and geographical backgrounds, as do faculty and staff. Yet in many ways, the culture at...

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