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Jan 23 2011
Katha Pollitt, the award-winning writer for The Nation, is one of the most popular and widely read feminist pundits in the country.  In her regular “Subject to Debate” column, which the Washington Post hailed as “the best place to go for original thinking on the Left,” Pollitt tackles with humor...
Jan 17 2011
In 1980, four years after she arrived on campus as an assistant professor, Estelle B. Freedman co-founded Stanford University’s Program in Feminist Studies. Thirty years later, the program boasts faculty from twenty-seven different academic disciplines and its courses draw students from around the...
Dec 1 2010
Join us in celebrating the new year with the Winter 2011 Series: Moving Beyond the Stalled Revolution. This series will provide new insights into the barriers to women's advancement and propose novel and workable solutions to advancing gender equality.
Nov 15 2010
Deborah Gruenfeld of the Stanford Graduate School of Business had some sobering news to share with a group of high-level women executives and entrepreneurs. “When it comes to leadership,” Gruenfeld told the group, “there are very few differences in what men and women actually do and how they behave...
Oct 4 2010
Shelley J. Correll, Professor of Sociology, has been appointed as the Barbara D. Finberg Director of the Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research, Stanford University. Correll brings research expertise, leadership experience, and passion for change to the Institute.
Aug 27 2010
Originally posted on August 27, 2010 in the Washington Post. "In Japan, we say there are three genders: Men, women, and American women," joked the head of our Tokyo office.
Aug 16 2010
Directing the Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research has been a remarkable pleasure for me. Working with all of you—supporters, scholars, and students—to create knowledge that promotes equality for women and men at Stanford, nationally, and internationally has been wonderful. Life will...
Feb 8 2010
According to national studies, women hold more than half of all professional occupations in the U.S. but fewer than 24 percent of all computing-related occupations, representing a huge pool of untapped talent. The numbers are not moving in favor of increasing women’s participation in technology; in...
Nov 22 2009
Mothers looking for employment are less likely to be hired, are offered lower salaries and are perceived as being less committed to a job than fathers or women without children, according to a recent study of gender inequality in the workplace. What’s more, the pay gap between mothers and childless...
Oct 20 2009
The Clayman Institute joins with the Faculty Women's Forum to present Deborah M. Kolb, Ph.D., a Michelle R. Clayman Institute Faculty Research Fellow and the Deloitte Ellen Gabriel Professor for Women & Leadership at the Simmons College School of Management. Professor Kolb will present a...

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