Our Research in the News

WRITTEN BY MELISSA DE WITTE

Kamala Harris has cemented herself in history by becoming America’s first woman, and the first Black and South Asian person, to be elected vice president. As she steps into the White House on Jan. 20, she…

WRITTEN BY LORI MACKENZIE, JOANNE WEHNER, AND SOFIA KENNEDY

The events of 2020 have had a disproportionate effect on women’s careers. As performance review season approaches, managers must be given the tools to avoid crisis-specific biases…

WRITTEN BY EMILY NONKO

As the pandemic drags on with little government support in sight for families with child-care needs, Marianne Cooper, a senior research scholar with Stanford University’s VMware Women’s Leadership…

WRITTEN BY RAFAEL NAM

The pandemic has upended many aspects of domestic life, and that has brought new attention to one of the most enduring disparities between men and women — the wide difference in handling housework and child care.…

WRITTEN BY LYN DENEND, PAUL YOCK, AND DAN AZAGURY

An internal survey of faculty, staff, and program alumni at Stanford University’s Byers Center for Biodesign revealed some of the same patterns as their industry-wide research on gender…