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Gender News Articles: Work and Organizations

Jan 12 2015 | Posted In: Academia, Medicine, Work and Organizations
Elizabeth Blackwell was the first woman to be admitted into a medical school in the United States. The year was 1847, over 80 years after the first U.S. medical school had opened its doors. Since that time, U.S. medical schools have made tremendous progress in the number of female medical students...
Nov 16 2014 | Posted In: Leadership, Work and Organizations
Autumn may be a time for nature to begin winding down the year, but for many businesses and academic institutions, it represents a resurgence of activity after the summer holidays. Industry gatherings and networking events abound, offering opportunities to help propel careers forward. What better...
Nov 15 2014 | Posted In: Academia, History, Unconscious Bias, Work and Organizations
The day that I was first exposed to the concept of unconscious bias was back in fourth grade. My middle school took a field trip to the Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles, as part of our History curriculum on learning about the Holocaust. Before entering the museum, we were presented with two doors...
Oct 6 2014 | Posted In: Academia, Leadership, Mentorship, Work and Organizations
When Sheryl Sandberg delivered the Jing Lyman Lecture at Stanford last year, the Facebook COO and Lean In author urged Stanford leaders to use the university's wealth of knowledge to promote gender equality on campus. President John Hennessy was in the audience that day and heard the call. With his...
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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