A new approach for reducing gender inequality in the workplace has shown promise in a pilot project at several companies. It combines existing tools and adds an evaluation of places where biases could creep in to a company’s procedures.
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Didi Kuo, academic research and program manager at FSI’s Program on American Democracy in Comparative Perspective, and Ryan Singel, media and strategy fellow at Stanford Law School’s Center for Internet and Society, provide perspective.
Stanford postdoctoral scholar Claire Dunning traces the history and effects of New Careers, a 1960s federal anti-poverty program. While it helped expand the nonprofit sector, it also perpetuated inequality in urban areas.
The Hoover Institution’s nearly 200 fellows, who range from renowned thought leaders to emerging scholars, continue the think tank’s long tradition of addressing issues ranging from climate change and economics to foreign policy and national security.