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Jan 18 2018
“Gendered Innovations,” said current Clayman Institute Faculty Research Fellow Londa Schiebinger, “is about fixing the numbers of women, fixing the institution, and fixing knowledge.” 
Jan 10 2018
“Three wise women would’ve asked for directions,” joked Stanford Associate Professor of Musicology Heather Hadlock during her Faculty Research Fellows presentation at the Clayman Institute this fall.
Dec 5 2017
This year, the Clayman Institute has launched a new initiative to address the striking underrepresentation of girls and women in STEM. Clayman Institute sociologist and founding director of this initiative Sara Jordan-Bloch named it “Seeds of Change” to reflect the critical imperative of better...
Nov 29 2017
“Can we have an adult conversation?” In her idiosyncratic, charismatic style, Carla Harris broached the tough issues about gender and racial discrimination at work during the Clayman Institute’s annual Jing Lyman Lecture held in early November. Currently, Harris holds the positions of Vice Chairman...
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...
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...


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