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Sharing the Work: What My Family and Career Taught Me about Breaking Through (and Holding the Door Open for Others)

Myra Strober

Abstract

Kicking in the Doorprovides an insider’s view of how sexism operates—what it’s like to live it, study it, and fight it. For not only was I the first woman ever to hold a tenure-track faculty position at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, I was also the founding director of Stanford’s Center for Research on Women (now the Clayman Institute for Gender Research). I have been not only a role model, but also an initiator of institutional change—as an author, leader of national and international feminist organizations, consultant to businesses, and expert witness in discrimination and divorce ... More

Keywords: Sexism, Stanford University Graduate School of Business, Stanford University Center for Research on Women, Stanford University Clayman Institute for Gender Research, Combining Career and Family, Divorce, Non-sexist Judaism, Male allies, Alice Amsden, Feminist economics, Forgiveness

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780262034388
Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: January 2017 DOI:10.7551/mitpress/9780262034388.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Myra Strober, author