For the past 25 years WITI has held a Summit in the Silicon Valley that brings together the incredible minds of women in technology. From the first computers being honored at our Hall of Fame Awards night and Gloria Steinem inspiring WITI women to reach for the stars to Donna Shirley who designed the first rover that went to Mars, and Patricia Arquette for saying it like it is, every WITI Summit has been a historical event.
Because of this year's unprecedented circumstances we had to postpone the in-person event,...
Given the impact of COVID-19 on all of our lives, we are starting a new virtual series for the summer called "Summer AmAs", where we invite experts from across the university to give a short presentation and take questions on issues that are important to our members during this difficult time. To that end, the Chairs are happy to announce Summer HarvardWIT+ AMA’s (Ask Me Anything’s), hour-long informal discussions on topics we know are important to all of you.
June 15, 3:30-4:30PM: Increasing your Cash Flow with Migdalia Gomez,...
In solidarity with #ShutDownSTEM, HarvardWIT+ is hosting a lunchtime discussion on Wednesday, June 10 from 12-1PM.
This will be an opportunity to discuss how we can move in collective action towards ending anti-Black racism in STEM, academia, and beyond. We encourage you all to read through the resources below, and come with any questions, thoughts, or topics you'd like to discuss.
At a time when community is more important than ever, Women Impact Tech has created a virtual conference & interactive platform where over 10,000 women in tech will engage with each other and connect with hundreds of the most innovative and inclusive companies across the country.
Together we'll learn key jQuery concepts like manipulating the DOM and using event listeners to update our app in real time. Here is an example of a web app that was made by an attendee at one of our previous events: https://unique-heart.glitch.me/
The ability to transform information into insights is a powerful skill that every data analyst depends on in their careers. Microsoft Excel is one of the most popular analytics tools that helps make that process possible and enables better data-driven decision making. Join us for this hands-on workshop while we explore key Excel building blocks and help you add Excel to your growing toolbox.
The terms allyship, diversity, equity, and inclusion (‘DEI’) have come under scrutiny due to how we approach and practice them. While we may strive to support people who have been socially marginalized, or dismantle structures that create advantages and disadvantages for certain groups of people, the outcomes do not always align with our intentions. Now more than ever, it is important for us to reflect on our roles and positionalities if we are to create sustainable change. During this month’s meetup we will explore:
Despite this unprecedented and difficult time, we have seen the Harvard community come together to support each other as we move to remote work. Harvard University IT staff have led the efforts in moving us to remote work quickly and efficiently during a time of stress and uncertainty. Anne Margulies, Vice President and University Chief Information Officer (CIO), will talk to us about the move to remote work, challenges and successes during this time, and work/life balance. The purpose of this conversation is to bring awareness to the impact this pandemic has on marginalized genders and...