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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...
Oct 16 2009
When Myra Strober spearheaded Stanford University's first Center for Research on Women (CROW) in 1974, the need for serious scholarship and advocacy on gender issues was painfully obvious. At the time, American women were earning only 59 cents on the dollar compared to men. There was little...

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