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May 26 2016
In 2014, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law SB 967, popularly known as the “affirmative consent” law. The bill sparked nationwide controversy because of a provision that required state-funded institutions of higher education to adopt an “affirmative consent standard” for use in sexual...
Apr 26 2016
Upon joining a major technology company six years ago, Cherizza Lundy sought opportunities to discover connections between her assignments and other projects at the company as a way to learn about the corporate culture. On a particularly challenging indicators project, Lundy’s investigations led to...
Apr 26 2016
Think about the people you turn to for work-related advice and support. How many of these people are outside your organization? Outside your area of expertise? At a different level of seniority? Of a different race or gender?
Apr 26 2016
One of the most important challenges facing workplaces today is that of cultivating a diverse workforce and an environment where all employees can thrive. Helping employees develop and refine the essential skills they need beyond job-specific qualifications is critical in a competitive work...
Apr 6 2016
Understanding the persistent nature of gender inequality requires an examination of men and women, masculinity and femininity. Too often, when we talk of gender, we talk of women; when we think of race, we think of people of color. The dominant groups—those who hold most power in society, such as...
Apr 6 2016
A growing number of men today are advocating for feminist causes, notable among them public figures such as Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, award-winning writer Ta-Nehisi Coates and critically-acclaimed entertainer Aziz Ansari. However, as men join in the effort to promote gender equality,...
Apr 6 2016
What are some of the causes and consequences of violence against women? What role do men play?
Mar 9 2016
Silicon Valley companies help solve the world’s most difficult and complex problems. Yet the puzzle of how to make high tech more inclusive and welcoming to diverse talent remains unsolved. In technology, women are 3.7 percent of R&D Executives, less than 5 percent of Principal Engineers/...
Mar 3 2016
On February 18, the Clayman Institute launched its 18-month symposium, “Breaking the Culture of Sexual Assault.” The series of lectures, panels and discussions digs deep into the issues surrounding sexual assault to uncover its underlying causes and engage the community in a conversation on...
Jan 19 2016
The Clayman Institute welcomes Alison Dahl Crossley as the new associate director, bringing new leadership and a fresh focus on research. In her new position, Crossley leads the Institute's strategic focus, operations and academic and community relations. "I am thrilled to work with the team at the...

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