Free Webinar | Expanding Inclusion: Exploring the Experiences of Ohio Students with Disabilities

Wednesday, February 24, 2016 | 2-3:30 p.m. (EST) Approximately one in five Ohio high school students reported having some kind of disability. Even so, very little is known about the experiences of these students and the ways in which their ability status impacts their life experiences. Still, even less is known about the ways in which … Continue reading »

Leveraging the Social Network to End Infant Mortality | Charles Noble | TEDxColumbus

Much of the investment toward the reduction of infant mortality is leveraged via healthcare. The social determinants of health, however, reveal to us the areas, outside of healthcare, in which we can invest to reduce infant mortality. Specifically, by rearticulating social networks to include more diversity, we can immediately begin leveraging this social determinant of … Continue reading »

Kirwan Partners With Women’s Fund of Central Ohio to Measure Perceptions of Gender Norms

 Share your voice, be a part of the conversation & our research Gender Norms are the popular and conventional ideas most people have about what it means to 'act like' a man or a woman. We tend to learn them from our experiences in the family, peer groups, churches, schools, movies, magazines, and the internet, for example. … Continue reading »
Kirwan Partners With Women’s Fund of Central Ohio to Measure Perceptions of Gender Norms

Kirwan Institute partners with MTV to develop a gender bias cleanse

MTV’s second installment of its seven day de-biasing regimen delivers scientifically-grounded, daily exercises to help people unlearn biases that have built up over years. Developed in partnership with the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity, the gender bias cleanse will include activities like setting a counter-stereotypical image as the background on your … Continue reading »