The New Yorker
SF State’s first female president, Lynn Mahoney, may be an East Coaster by birth and upbringing, but she looks at her new role at the University as a Bay Area homecoming.
Through the collaborative SF BUILD program, role models like Professor of Biology Leticia Márquez-Magaña are opening doors for the female scientists of tomorrow.
Birth of a Notion
During the turbulent ’60s and ’70s, female academics’ fight for respect spawned long-overdue change — and the founding of SF State’s Department of Women and Gender Studies.