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Feb 13 2017 | Posted In: Academia, Activism, Feminism, History, Technology
The largest protest march in America’s history began with a Facebook post. This may seem an extraordinary feat—and it was. But for Alison Dahl Crossley, PhD, who has examined the mobilizing capacity of Facebook over the past decade, the nearly five million women and their allies who gathered in...
Jan 27 2015 | Posted In: Technology, Unconscious Bias, Work and Organizations
If you search Google for images of famous entrepreneurs, you will immediately see some familiar faces such as Steve Jobs, Bill Gates and Warren Buffet. But to see an entrepreneur who is a woman — such as Oprah Winfrey, Martha Stewart or Mary Kay Ash—you will have to scroll further down. This search...
Oct 17 2014 | Posted In: Academia, Activism, Feminism, History, Intersectionality, Technology
The vision for The Online Feminism Conference (#OFCon14) was born out of a genuine need to bridge gaps within the feminist community. On October 10th, Clayman Institute postdoctoral fellows, Ashley Farmer and Alison Dahl Crossley brought together teachers, renowned historians, researchers, venture...
Oct 7 2014 | Posted In: Academia, Feminism, Mentorship, STEM, Technology
On a bright summer day in Silicon Valley, 20 high school girls are paired off in an Intel conference room, role playing job negotiation skills. They might otherwise have been at the beach or with friends at the mall, but these girls are concentrating on a workshop where they will learn practical...
Sep 15 2014 | Posted In: Academia, Activism, Intersectionality, Technology, Unconscious Bias, Work and Organizations
Today’s media are replete with statistics documenting the global economic crisis and the precipitous decline of the middle class. While these numbers reflect key indicators—financial markets, housing prices, unemployment, job creation and the cost of living—they often ignore their emotional and...

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