Race, Gender, and Affirmative Action Resource Page for Teaching and Study Updated July 2008. Troduction This is an annotated bibliography of resources on race. All content from Beyond Intractability, CRInfo, and Moving Beyond Intractability can be searched or browsed through the Knowledge Base. Marie Le Jars de Gournay (1565—1645) A close friend and editor of Montaigne, Marie Le Jars de Gournay is best known for her proto feminist essays defending equality. Scholarships, Programs and Organizations Helping Women Bridge the STEM Gender Gap .