When studying narratives of conflict, gender and violence, Dara Kay Cohen urges her students to question common assumptions about victims and victimizers, while taking social and cultural factors into account.

Averil Spencer MPA 2017 built a successful program—VOICE 4 Girls—where girls come from across the state to learn the curriculum, returning after two weeks to their schools to impart the skills they’ve learned to their peers.

What Works: Gender Equality By Design

Sex and science: How professor gender perpetuates the gender gap

Over the past 40 years, women have made significant advancements in narrowing the gender gap across a number of prestigious careers that were formerly dominated by men. But women are still 37 percent less likely than men to graduate with degrees in science or engineering and only account for 25 percent of the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) workforce.