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Gender News Articles: Work and Organizations

Shelley Correll and Sapna Cheryan
Mar 10 2017 | Posted In: Academia, Technology, Unconscious Bias, Work and Organizations
A recent forum organized by the Center for the Advanced Study of the Behavioral Sciences took an innovative view of barriers to women’s advancement in tech. Two professors with long-standing research projects in the field, Shelley Correll and Sapna Cheryan, explored the role that stereotypes play...
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...
Apr 26 2016 | Posted In: Academia, Leadership, Mentorship, Work and Organizations
Think about the people you turn to for work-related advice and support. How many of these people are outside your organization? Outside your area of expertise? At a different level of seniority? Of a different race or gender?