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Gender News Articles: Unconscious Bias

Jun 10 2019 | Posted In: Diversity and Inclusion, Unconscious Bias
“Are boys better at school than girls?” Michela Musto, a postdoctoral fellow at the Clayman Institute, asked middle school students, after observing their classrooms. Musto recently presented their answers to an audience of Clayman Institute faculty fellows.
photo of Cech
Dec 14 2018 | Posted In: Academia, STEM, Unconscious Bias, Work and Organizations
What skills or characteristics make someone an excellent scientist or engineer? For former Clayman Institute Postdoctoral Fellow Dr. Erin Cech, answering this question is integral to understanding issues of diversity and inclusion in STEM. Cech, an assistant professor of sociology at the University...
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.
Gary Darmstadt
May 11 2018 | Posted In: Medicine, Unconscious Bias
“Rigid gender norms and gender inequalities drive ill health for women, men, girls and boys, and contribute to poverty,” Gary Darmstadt observed in his Clayman Institute Faculty Research Fellows presentation, “Investigating relationships between gender norms and health.”
May 9 2018 | Posted In: Academia, Diversity and Inclusion, Intersectionality, Unconscious Bias
For many years, married life for Nancy* and her husband hardly resembled what the two educated black professionals envisioned for themselves in their younger days. For Nancy, twelve-hour work days at a community health center were taking a serious toll on her health and her family’s stability, but...

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