Current Women's Research Institute of Nevada News
Jean Munson of the Women's Research Institute of Nevada credits professor Joanne Goodwin, the institute's director emerita, as having been an important mentor.
Lauralyn Sandoval, vice president of new markets at Aristocrat Technologies, to address aspiring women leaders at June 6 event.
Rebecca Gill’s experience is informing gender inequality research and inspiring other women to share their stories.
Technologist Missy Young will address aspiring women leaders at June 7 event.
Jenna Morton will address next generation of Nevada leaders June 8 at UNLV.
Dr. Kate Zhong, senior director of clinical research and development for the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, to address next generation of Nevada leaders June 9 at UNLV.
Women's Research Institute of Nevada In The News
Are women really at a disadvantage compared to men when they run for elected office? In new research, Rebecca D. Gill and Kate Eugenis look at how women fare when they run for state supreme court judgeships. Using over 15 years’ worth of election data across the states, they find that women are seven percentage points more likely than men to win elections against incumbents, and that they do no better or worse than men when they are incumbents themselves or run in open seat races.
Clark County lawyers now have until Aug. 30 to rate judges in the Las Vegas Review-Journal’s Judicial Performance Evaluation.
It was a common sight during the 2019 legislative session: Sen. Julia Ratti of Sparks, leaving the suite of Democratic leadership offices as the clock wound toward midnight.
New study finds discrimination against women and racial minorities in hiring in the sciences. The study's about postdocs, but it has important implications for all of academe.
Allegations of sexual harassment in the male-dominated tech industry are nothing new. For example, thousands of Google staff around the world staged a series of ‘Walkouts for Real Change’ in November last year because of the issue as well as claims of gender inequality and systemic racism.
Vegas PBS, held a free Women, Leadership and Social Justice screening and town hall event with special guest filmmaker, philanthropist, and producer, Abigail Disney.