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Gender News Articles: Technology

Jan 27 2020 | Posted In: Art and Literature, Feminism, Technology
Jia Tolentino is now a staff writer for the New Yorker and author of the acclaimed essay collection Trick Mirror(2019), but in 2010, sitting in an internet café in Kyrgyzstan, she almost gave up writing for good. 
Aug 26 2019 | Posted In: Academia, Feminism, Intersectionality, Technology, Work and Organizations
A number of sociologists affiliated with the Clayman Institute shared findings on gender and work, sexuality, education and feminist movements at the 114th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, held in New York City Aug. 10-13.  
May 22 2018 | Posted In: Academia, Diversity and Inclusion, Technology, Unconscious Bias, Work and Organizations
Technology industry leader VMware has provided a $15 million gift to endow the Center for Women’s Leadership. The Center will now be called the Stanford VMware Women’s Leadership Innovation Lab.
Feb 28 2018 | Posted In: Academia, Activism, Art and Literature, Feminism, Technology, Unconscious Bias
How are the virtual worlds associated with the internet threaded into the cultural fabric of a city? This question guides the research of Karem Said, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Anthropology at Stanford. Focusing on how internet use varies across gender, class, and other social markers...
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...

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