Diversity Beyond Harvard Week

2017 Sep 28

Diversity Abroad [OIE Event]

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138

International programs seek diversity among participants, and to that end are designing programs that support a diverse set of student needs including diversity in religion, gender and sexual orientation. Hear more from your peers and Office of International Education (OIE) advisers. PIZZA will be served! Sponsored by the Office of International Education. Please register to attend through...

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2017 Sep 27

How to Look Corporate AF (And Fashionable) [Harvard College Women's Center Event]

7:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Harvard College Women’s Center, Canaday Hall, B Entry

Preparing for life outside the halls of Harvard but not quite sure how to navigate the nuances of socially acceptable workplace attire and maintaining a sense of self? Join us for a conversation about how to present yourself professionally while keeping your personal sense of style alive. Sponsored by the Harvard College Women’s Center. #realtalk #diversitybeyondharvard

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2017 Sep 26

Diversity in the Political Arena [IOP and CPIC Event]

7:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Institute of Politics, Harvard Kennedy School, Room L166

With wide-ranging experiences in politics, Shaniqua McClendon and Orlando Watson will join us to speak about their paths on both sides of the aisle. McClendon served on the Hill for six years, including as Legislative Director for Congresswoman Alma Adams (D-NC) and is currently an MPP Candidate at HKS; Watson is the former communications director for African-American media, and currently the Executive Director of Think Local First DC. Dinner will be provided, so please...

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2017 Sep 25

Out @ Work [Office of BGLTQ Student Life Event]

7:00pm to 8:30pm

Location: 

Boylston Hall, Ticknor Lounge

Have you ever asked yourself, "How much of 'me' can/should I bring to my career search?" In this panel discussion, BGLTQ-identifying professionals from a wide range of fields will discuss their experiences navigating the job market, making sense of office culture and expectations, and being "out" (or not) in a variety of work settings. Out@Work is sure to be of assistance to students at any stage of their career search. Come with questions! Refreshments will be provided.

Panelists:

 

  • Juan Jaime de Zengotita (...
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2017 Sep 23

A Woman in Finance: Carla Harris '84, MBA '87, Vice Chairman and Managing Director at Morgan Stanley [OFA, OCS, and HAA Event]

11:30am to 1:00pm

Location: 

Barker Center, 12 Quincy St.

Accomplished banker and leader at Morgan Stanley, author, and gospel singer, Carla Harris will discuss her trials and triumphs in her corporate journey as well as how the arts, giving back, and honoring female friendships played a primary role in her success and life.

Carla previously was appointed by President Barack Obama to chair the National Women’s Business Council and recently was elected to the Harvard Board of Overseers. She has also appeared on Fortune Magazine’s list of “The 50 Most Powerful Black Executives in Corporate America” and U. S. Bankers “Top...

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2017 Sep 15

Adding Color to the Arts: Addressing Inequalities in the Cultural Sphere [Harvard Alumni Association Event]

3:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Deknatel Hall, Harvard Art Museums

The Harvard Alumni Association’s Shared Interest Group community brings you an afternoon with luminary alumni, all active within the arts sphere. Join us for an afternoon of lively conversation with friends old and new. Speakers include Amy Chu MBA ’99 (Alpha Girl Comics), Diallo Riddle AB ’97 (writer with Late Night with Jimmy Fallon), Jerry Ruiz AB ’00 (theatre director), and Monica Andrea Zuniga EDM ’16 (UCLA School of Theatre, TV and Film). Hosted by Harvard Black Alumni Society,...

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2017 Sep 29

Diversity Opportunities Fair

2:00pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

Knafel Center, 10 Garden Street

Open to all Harvard FAS students - please note some organizations may be targeting specific class years.

Connect with organizations that offer job, internship, and graduate school programs intended for diverse student populations. Learn about opportunities and resources designed to recruit, support, and promote diverse talent.

Search and filter the list of participating organizations here

Visit the fair website ...

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2017 Sep 29

Being a Professional of Color in the Workplace Brunch [Harvard Foundation and OCS Event]

10:30am to 11:30am

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138

Join us over brunch for a panel discussion with Harvard alumni as they share their experiences as professionals of color working in a variety of industries including law, nonprofits, government, finance, consulting, and real estate. Panelists will talk about how they have navigated different work environments. They will also share advice and answer questions.

Panelists include:

  • Jayshlyn Acevedo '14, D.E. Shaw
  • Lori Adelman '08, Planned Parenthood Federation of America
  • Mable Chan AM '93, Media Entrepreneur, Former ABC News...
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2017 Sep 28

Journalism, Media, and Marketing Professional-in-Residence: Career Chat

6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Interested in Journalism, Media, and Marketing? Come hear Angie Byun, Senior Director of International Strategy & Development, Golf Digest, a Conde Nast brand, discuss her career as a professional in the industry, where media and journalism is headed, and how to break into opportunities at Conde Nast. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND