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Gender Bias and Politics
It's no secret that there are still gender inequities in the workforce, whether it be the gender pay gap or differential treatment and harassment in the workplace. Although there have been advancements in these areas, there is still work to...
Witnessing our Transgender History: Boston
Join the Young Leaders Council of Fenway Health to hear directly from longtime leaders of the Boston transgender community. Our speakers will tell stories of activism in our city and how they’ve experienced justice, growth and setbacks. You’ll learn how...
Gender and Development Lecture Series: Dr. Yana Rodgers
The Gender and Development Initiative, the International Affairs program, and the Department of Economics will be bringing Dr. Yana Rodgers, Professor of Women's and Gender Studies at Rutgers University, to give a lecture entitled "Women's Empowerment is Smart Economics" Yana...
Transgender Mental Health Colloquium
The Intersectionality Research Team in the Department of Applied Psychology and the LGBTQA Resource Center at Northeastern University invites you to a Transgender Mental Health Colloquium Thursday, March 23, 2017 1:00 - 3:30 PM 010 West Village F with Rachel Booth - Author, Wishing On a Star...
New Exhibit Promotes Women’s Rights, Challenges Gender Stereotypes
The newest exhibit in Northeastern’s Gallery 360 harnesses the innate story-telling qualities of graphic design to explore the gender discrimination facing women at home and abroad. Titled “Women’s Rights are Human Rights: International Posters on Gender-based Inequality, Violence, and Discrimination,”...
Teaching Gender, Race, and Citizenship in the Time of Trump
The rhetoric of Donald Trump and his supporters draws sharp divisions between included and excluded subjects based on features of identity that are central analytic categories for many of us in our teaching and research: gender, race, citizen status, and...
Researchers find racial, gender bias in online freelance marketplaces
In the “gig economy,” where algorithms drive matches between workers and customers, hiring someone should be bias free, right? Not so, according to new research led by Northeastern’s Christo Wilson. The findings suggest racial and gender biases are exhibited in...
The World in Your Cup — “The Future of Cacao & Coffee: A Summit on Sustainability and Gender Equity in Two Global Supply Chains”
When you hold a cup of coffee, you hold a world of issues in the palm of your hand. Come join this conversation inspired by coffee. Coffee service will be provided.
Why Gender Diversity Matters in the Judicial System
Dana Fabe recalled that when she entered law school at Northeastern in 1973, women comprised more than 50 percent of her class, compared to only 20 percent of law school classes nationally. Fabe, who delivered the keynote address Friday in...
HEAL Weekly Support Group
HEAL is a free, confidential, weekly support group for survivors of sexual violence that is run by OPEN and UHCS. This group is for Northeastern undergraduate and graduate students of any gender. Meetings will be held Tuesdays 4 to 5:30PM...
Northeastern students represent their countries at the UN commission on the status of women
For four Northeastern students, volunteering at a United Nations commission is more than just a course assignment; it’s a chance to represent their countries on the world stage. Barbara Alcena, Movlan Aliyev, Aislinn Mangan, and Juan Ning, graduate students in...
Improving Women’s Welfare in Developing Countries
Gender and Development Speaker Series Presents: The Role of Public Policy in Improving Women's Welfare in Developing Countries. The faculty panel will discuss recent research based on empirical evidence in sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America. Faculty Panel: Professor Anne Fitzpatrick...