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Gender News Articles: History

May 26 2016 | Posted In: Academia, Activism, Feminism, History, Work and Organizations
In 1970, in the offices of UC Berkeley’s economics department, then-chair George Break told Myra Strober, later to become founding director of the Clayman Institute, that she could not be a tenure-track professor simply because she did not live in Berkeley. As she left Break’s office and drove back...
May 26 2016 | Posted In: Academia, Activism, Feminism, History, Sexual Assault, Work and Organizations
In 2014, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law SB 967, popularly known as the “affirmative consent” law. The bill sparked nationwide controversy because of a provision that required state-funded institutions of higher education to adopt an “affirmative consent standard” for use in sexual...
Apr 26 2016 | Posted In: Academia, Feminism, History, Mentorship, Work and Organizations
Upon joining a major technology company six years ago, Cherizza Lundy sought opportunities to discover connections between her assignments and other projects at the company as a way to learn about the corporate culture. On a particularly challenging indicators project, Lundy’s investigations led to...
May 3 2015 | Posted In: Academia, Feminism, History, Intersectionality
“Methinks I see them stand shivering on the brink of the dreadful gulf,” John “Damnation” Murray preached in 1788, describing sinners with “their hearts throbbing—their eyeballs rolling—their teeth gnashing—and their trembling voices beginning the eternal shriek!” Without repentance, these sinners...
Mar 30 2015 | Posted In: Feminism, History, Leadership
The great accomplishments of women vs. the pressing challenges to achieve gender equality dominated speeches and discussion at the recent Watermark Lead On Conference, where Hillary Rodham Clinton was the keynote speaker.

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