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Oct 10 2017
Existing research and policy often focus on building women’s technical skills—or at least their confidence in their technical skills—necessary to succeed in tech jobs. However, new research conducted by scholars at the Clayman Institute finds the cultural image of tech as a space for coding-...
Sep 10 2017
There is no one way to “do” feminism, just as there is no one way to be a feminist. The fight for gender equality manifests in all walks of life—because gender inequality is historical, global, and systemic. At the Clayman Institute, we are very fortunate to have an artist-in-residence to show us...
Aug 30 2017
Central to the Clayman Institute’s mission is offering opportunities to Stanford University students to help cultivate the next generation of feminist leaders. Available to high school, undergraduate, and graduate students, in addition to postgraduates and faculty, our fellowships and internships...
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Aug 16 2017
In our efforts to educate the next generation of feminists, the Clayman Institute is proud to announce the establishment of its new fellowship program, the Gender News Writing Fellowship for aspiring feminist journalists beginning in the 2017-2018 academic year. 
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Jun 15 2017
Technology is the definitive industry of the twenty-first century. It drives innovation, and fuels a significant portion of the global economy. Yet the tech industry faces severe criticism for its underrepresentation of women and its failure to recruit, retain, and promote women.
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Jun 9 2017
Professional jobs provide different opportunities in the new, twenty-first century economy than they did in previous decades. In her recent talk co-sponsored by the Clayman Institute and the Sociology Department’s Migration, Race, Ethnicity, and Nation Workshop, Adia Harvey Wingfield, Professor of...
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May 24 2017
How are sexual assault and sexual violence localized social problems? How do cultural and community specificities shape efforts to eradicate sexual assault? What are the similarities across cultural contexts? What types of research and collaborations may help us understand the universality of the...
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May 24 2017
The 2017 recipients of the Lozoff and Yalom prizes have been announced by the Clayman Institute for Gender Research.
May 17 2017
What sociologist Arlie Hochschild called women’s “emotion work”—“the management of feeling to create a publicly observable facial and bodily display”—is a permanent feature in society, largely resulting from industrialization. But its form changes with respect to the shifting socio-economic...
Apr 17 2017
Editor's Note: On April 25th, 2017, we celebrate the publication of Clayman Institute Associate Director Alison Dahl Crossley's book, Finding Feminism: Millennial Activists and the Unfinished Gender Revolution, by NYU Press. Here is a sneak peek of her work—an excerpt from Finding Feminism—before...

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