Programs and Research

Beyond the Stalled Revolution: Reinvigorating Gender Equality in the Twenty-first Century

Through a series of workshops, conferences, and fellowships, the Clayman Institute will bring together an intellectually diverse group of scholars to provide new insights into the barriers to women's advancement and to propose novel and workable solutions to advancing gender equality.

Programs at the Institute

Silicon Valley Greenhouse

Dual-Career Academic Couples
Dual-Career Academic Couples

Women in Technology
Women in Technology

Clayman Institute/The OpEd Project
Clayman Institute/
The OpEd Project

Lecture Series

The Clayman Institute offers an annual competitive lecture named in honor of Jing Lyman. The Jing Lyman Lecture Series recognizes women trailblazers who contribute significantly to gender equality over their lifetime.

The inaugural lecture will take place in early 2011.

Research Studies

The Clayman Institute studies are as follows:

Dual-Career Academic Couples Study

Housework is an Academic Issue: Keeping talented women scientists in the lab where they belong

Climbing the Technical Ladder: Obstacles and Solutions for Mid-Level Women in Technology

Women Entrepreneurs Project
Why do comparatively few women start high-tech companies or participate in the entrepreneurial teams directing start-ups? This study seeks to encourage a better representation of women at senior levels in venture-backed technology firms. Report to be published in Summer 2009.

Think Tanks and Collaborations

Gendered Innovations in Science and Engineering, 2008

Gendered Innovations in Science and Engineering, 2005
This two-day meeting focused on specific ways in which gender analysis has brought spark and creativity to particular fields of science.

Making use of Title IX
In April 2006, the Clayman Institute hosted a closed-door two day think tank on the application of Title IX to science, engineering, technology and mathematics (STEM).

"Out of the Chrysalis"
We are collaborating with Flare Films on a documentary about Maria Sibylla Merian (1647-1717), who is the first woman who voyaged for her science. This documentary will receive its' Bay Area premier at Reunion Homecoming in October 2008.

Facts and Findings

Status of Women Academics in the Sciences and Engineering

Status of Women Faculty at Stanford

Title IX Compliance FAQ

Understanding Title IX