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Gender News Articles: Feminism

Valkyrie robot
Feb 13 2018 | Posted In: Academia, Diversity and Inclusion, Feminism, STEM, Technology, Unconscious Bias, Work and Organizations
Do robots have a gender? Or, perhaps more curiously, why do humans feel the need to assign gender to robots? These are just some of the questions that Faculty Research Fellow Allison Okamura, Stanford University professor of mechanical engineering, posited to an enthusiastic audience during her...
Feb 7 2018 | Posted In: Art and Literature, Feminism
How does a writer imbue his characters with a gender, gendered behaviors and attributes, that seem authentic, and not stereotypical, to the reader? How do the social aspects of gender inform the fictional universe of his novel?
#MeToo poster
Jan 22 2018 | Posted In: Academia, Activism, Diversity and Inclusion, Feminism, Sexual Assault, Unconscious Bias
Gender research is the foundation of feminist activism because it bolsters the movement with empirical data. In tandem with the Clayman Institute’s founding mission of conducting and supporting gender research, the 18-month-long "Breaking the Culture of Sexual Assault" series underscored the...
Jan 22 2018 | Posted In: Activism, Diversity and Inclusion, Feminism, Sexual Assault
To call Zerlina Maxwell’s talk on solutions and best practices for combatting sexual assault timely is an understatement.
Jan 19 2018 | Posted In: Activism, Diversity and Inclusion, Feminism, Sexual Assault, Unconscious Bias
The culminating speaker of the Clayman Institute’s “Breaking the Culture of Sexual Assault” series, Zerlina Maxwell believes that men are the key to stopping sexual assault. A lawyer by training, as well as a sexual assault survivor and activist, Maxwell boldly pushed back against well-meaning...

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