Stanford Social Innovation Review : Informing and inspiring leaders of social change


Tag: Women



Civil Society

The Mother Lode

MomsRising is tapping a vast resource to improve the lives of American families.
By Laura Gehl | Apr. 27, 2008

Socially Responsible Business

Baked Goods

Dancing Deer Bakery helps most when it keeps its eye on the bottom line.

By Abby Fung | Apr. 20, 2008


Red and Blue Revisited

The more race- and sex-segregated the county, the more Republican it votes.
By Alana Conner | Mar. 11, 2008

Putting Women in Their Place

Which woman is more likely to attract unpleasant sexual attention: the office sweetheart or the ambitious upstart? A new study by social psychologist Jennifer Berdahl points to the upstart. From her findings, Berdahl concludes that “men aren’t harassing women to get into their pants, but to put them down....”
By Alana Conner | Aug. 27, 2007


Diversity Training Doesn’t Work

How can companies hire and promote more women and minorities?
By Alana Conner Snibbe | Nov. 17, 2006


Review: Effective Philanthropy

Organizational Success Through Deep Diversity and Gender Equality
Reviewed By Kevin Bolduc | Aug. 31, 2006

Human Rights

The Oldest Profession

How a German nonprofit is repurposing sex workers’ skills.
By John Laurenson | Aug. 31, 2006

Socially Responsible Business

15 Minutes with Margaret Henningsen

How an African-American banker is rebuilding her community.
By Anne Stuhldreher | Dec. 1, 2005

Nonprofit Management

What Women Don’t Want

How male managers’ patronizing behavior undercuts female subordinates’ performance.
By Alana Conner Snibbe | Jun. 1, 2005

Nonprofit Management

Educators With Borders

Sometimes nonprofit workers have to learn to “just say no”.
By Alessandra Bianchi | Jun. 1, 2005