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Break Through: Women in Silicon Valley, Womenomics in Japan

Gender inequality in the workplace is still a reality and an issue that must be tackled head-on in Silicon Valley and Japan. In 2017, the World Economic Forum reported for the first time in 10 years, a widening of the global gender gap. Numerous efforts to break this cycle have been announced and implemented to varying degrees of success in both countries making it clear that we must do more, together.

SGSI: Round 4 Deadline

Discover Stanford Graduate Summer Institute: immersive, interdisciplinary, accelerated courses for Stanford graduate students. A unique opportunity—only at Stanford.

SGSI offers immersive, interdisciplinary, accelerated courses for graduate students at no cost 2 weeks before Autumn Quarter. These half- or full-day, not-for-credit courses allow graduate students to explore other subjects, experiment with new ideas, and expand their networks amongst Stanford's diverse graduate community.

Stanford Summer Human Rights Series: Borders of Personhood: Migration, Human Rights, and Sovereignty

About the Event

“Human” and “person” are terms taken to be synonymous in everyday language, but “person” is also a legal term reserved for those entitled to rights and designating a status historically denied to various categories of human beings (e.g., slaves, women). The international human rights framework attempts to break with that historical record by declaring that every human being shall be recognized as a person equal before the law.

SGSI: Round 3 Deadline

Discover Stanford Graduate Summer Institute: immersive, interdisciplinary, accelerated courses for Stanford graduate students. A unique opportunity—only at Stanford.

SGSI offers immersive, interdisciplinary, accelerated courses for graduate students at no cost 2 weeks before Autumn Quarter. These half- or full-day, not-for-credit courses allow graduate students to explore other subjects, experiment with new ideas, and expand their networks amongst Stanford's diverse graduate community.

SGSI: Round 2 Deadline

Discover Stanford Graduate Summer Institute: immersive, interdisciplinary, accelerated courses for Stanford graduate students. A unique opportunity—only at Stanford.

SGSI offers immersive, interdisciplinary, accelerated courses for graduate students at no cost 2 weeks before Autumn Quarter. These half- or full-day, not-for-credit courses allow graduate students to explore other subjects, experiment with new ideas, and expand their networks amongst Stanford's diverse graduate community.

Get Advice from Advice-Giving Experts: Careers in Social Sector Consulting

Join us for a panel featuring consultants for nonprofits, foundations, and social enterprises who hail from a few of the top consulting firms in the U.S. Panelists will tell about their personal journeys to social/public sector consulting, share some of the valuable skills students can gain from consulting work, and offer advice to those looking to jumpstart their careers in the consulting industry.

  • Kendall Beckett, ’16, Redstone Strategy Group
  • Other Panelists TBD

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