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Women now comprise a larger portion of college students than men, in part a reflection of their superior high-school grades. Yet, as one scales the academic ranks, one still finds that gender imbalances have yet to be corrected: only 33 percent of fu...

All-Girl Schools: A Solution to Representation in STEM

Women now comprise a larger portion of college students than men, in part a reflection of their superior high-school grades. Yet, as one scales the academic ranks, one still finds that gender imbalances have yet to be corrected: only 33 percent of fu...

When Senator Kirsten Gillibrand vowed to, “fight for your children as hard as I would fight for my own,” in her signature campaign speech, she distinguished herself in the Democratic primary field as both a competitive politician and an adept sup...

American Supermoms and the Struggle for Elected Office

When Senator Kirsten Gillibrand vowed to, “fight for your children as hard as I would fight for my own,” in her signature campaign speech, she distinguished herself in the Democratic primary field as both a competitive politician and an adept sup...

2018 was the “Year of the Woman”; across the U.S., citizens are rightfully excited by the significant rise in both female Congress-members and female voters that fractures the male-dominated tradition of the political world. However, despite this...

The Hidden Price of Being a Woman

2018 was the “Year of the Woman”; across the U.S., citizens are rightfully excited by the significant rise in both female Congress-members and female voters that fractures the male-dominated tradition of the political world. However, despite this...

Algorithms have been created in a way that both reflects and perpetuates biases, particularly those regarding race and gender. In the past, algorithms have been perceived as neutral; algorithms come from technology, are coded, and are ‘logical,’ ...

Algorithms and Bias in the Digital Age

Algorithms have been created in a way that both reflects and perpetuates biases, particularly those regarding race and gender. In the past, algorithms have been perceived as neutral; algorithms come from technology, are coded, and are ‘logical,’ ...

Following the rise of Al Qaeda and ISIS, countering violent extremism has become an important issue in the Middle East. Throughout Jordan, various military and security groups, the intelligence community, and non-governmental organizations are all wo...

Jordanian Feminism and Countering Violent Extremism

Following the rise of Al Qaeda and ISIS, countering violent extremism has become an important issue in the Middle East. Throughout Jordan, various military and security groups, the intelligence community, and non-governmental organizations are all wo...

It is easy to assume that our concepts of gender come from concrete portrayals in the media. We see pictures of buff men and dainty women, and we internalize these stereotypical characteristics of masculinity and femininity. But that is only part of ...

The Grammar of Gender Inequality

It is easy to assume that our concepts of gender come from concrete portrayals in the media. We see pictures of buff men and dainty women, and we internalize these stereotypical characteristics of masculinity and femininity. But that is only part of ...

Diapers may be Japan’s most pressing issue of 2019. The Japanese diaper industry is booming, so what is the problem? Japan sells more adult diapers than child ones! This disturbing revelation sits at the epicenter of an aging crisis in Japan. With ...

Japan’s Baby Problem

Diapers may be Japan’s most pressing issue of 2019. The Japanese diaper industry is booming, so what is the problem? Japan sells more adult diapers than child ones! This disturbing revelation sits at the epicenter of an aging crisis in Japan. With ...

2018 has been designated the Year of the Woman, and the midterm elections have confirmed the title. Though still far from attaining equal representation in the government, women won a record-breaking 117 leadership seats. With so many women taking o...

Women Who Work: Ivanka Trump’s Personal Brand

2018 has been designated the Year of the Woman, and the midterm elections have confirmed the title. Though still far from attaining equal representation in the government, women won a record-breaking 117 leadership seats. With so many women taking o...