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Nov 13 2017
Stanford’s Clayman Institute for Gender Research has selected its first cohort of writing fellows in its inaugural year of the new Writing Fellowship program, which aims to educate and train the next generation of feminist leaders in the realm of journalism. The Gender News Feminist Correspondents...
Nov 13 2017
America’s First Lady of Late Night, Sam Bee, shared her thoughts on comedy, American politics and culture, with the Stanford University community Friday, November 10, at the Memorial Auditorium.
Nov 7 2017
The Clayman Institute for Gender Research has a tradition of bringing scholars who employ intersectional perspectives to campus. Building upon this history, the Institute’s Center for Women’s Leadership focused its theme on intersectionality at its biannual Corporate Program meeting this fall.
Nov 6 2017
This fall, the Clayman Institute invited the renowned Dr. Ella Bell Smith, Professor at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, and one of the leading experts in organizational change and the management of race, gender, and class in organizational life, to share her expertise with the...
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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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