Topic: gender

Women, non-white, first-gen students report less confidence in job prospects

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Women, non-white, first-gen students report less confidence in job prospects

December 5, 2017 0 comments

Women, people of color and first-gen students are less confident in their abilities to find a job in comparison to male, white and non-first-gen students.

Half of female students report being catcalled at least once a month

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Half of female students report being catcalled at least once a month

December 5, 2017 0 comments

In her first month on College Hill, Rachel Souza ’21 was catcalled for the first time in her life.

Shirin Neshat provided her audience with a discussion that revolved around her sense of aesthetics and creative use of juxtapositions.

Arts & Culture

Artist Shirin Neshat talks Iran, feminism

November 13, 2017 0 comments

Shirin Neshat spoke at the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts for the second of Brown Arts Initiative’s Warren and Allison Kanders Lecture Series.

Renshaw ’20: Fighting the tech gender gap at Brown

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Renshaw ’20: Fighting the tech gender gap at Brown

October 1, 2017 0 comments

Last week, the New York Times published a piece entitled “Push for Gender Equality in Tech? Some Men Say It’s Gone Too Far.”

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University, security contractor sued for gender bias, negligent hiring

September 26, 2017 0 comments

A former security guard with a University contractor filed a lawsuit against the company and her supervisor for gender-based discrimination and retaliation.

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Savello ’18: Gender should play no role in admissions

December 4, 2016 0 comments

This December, as early decision admission results loom, it’s important to consider the methodology that goes into accepting students to Brown.

Benjamin Koatz ’16 shares a poem. The event “Men’s Story Project: Looking Within, Speaking Out” featured students and Brown community members.

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‘Men’s Story’ explores masculinity, gender, race

March 24, 2016 0 comments

“I tried to unlearn all that I knew about what manhood means,” said Marc Peters, men’s health coordinator, as he discussed being a male feminist.

Shreena Thakore ’17.5 (left) and Ria Vaidya ’16 (right) conduct one of their workshops on gender equality, aiming to engage students across India.

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No Country for Women breaks rape culture barriers

February 3, 2016 0 comments

Sixteen months ago, Shreena Thakore ’17.5 was about to embark on what she thought would be a semester conducting gender discrimination workshops in India.