Join She+ Geeks Out and Brightcove on the interwebs for a special virtual happy hour!
How is this going to work? We'll be sending out a calendar invite to all attendees one week prior to the event. In that invite, you'll get a bunch of details on how it works, as well as a fun list of topics we'll pre-set for you (don't worry we'll leave some room for random on the fly conversations too, you can just consider these icebreakers!). You won't need to download any software...
Are you interested in learning about the diversity in STEM? Are you unsure of your future career path? Do you want to hear from women who have succeeded in fields including biotech, academia, clinical medicine, technology, start-ups, industry, policy, and more?
Wentworth Institute of Technology 550 Huntington Avenue Boston, MA 02115
Come help SWE Boston teach STEM-focused high school girls about Manufacturing Engineering! We will be running 2 simultaneous workshops throughout the day to help girls learn more about topics like process improvement, lean manufacturing and teamwork.
We are looking for a handful of volunteers to help keep our workshop rooms organized (replenishing materials, cleaning up during transitions) and keep the flow throughout the day. Absolutely no prior Engineering or STEM background required - we will train you when you arrive!
Data & Donuts is a a learning and discussion group that offers a welcoming space to engage critically with issues of data and society. A collaboration between HKS Library & Knowledge Services and the Shorenstein Center, Data & Donuts has been running since Fall 2018. At this session of Data & Donuts, Jennifer and Pablo will present their work and lead a discussion on archiving social media and movement data.
This event will take place remotely. Call in information is listed...
Erin Thomas, Head of Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging at Upwork ($UPWK).
Time to fill is a key metric for talent acquisition functions, yet research shows that speed is a breeding ground for biased decision making. This talk resolves the tension between moving fast and increasing diversity by outlining the case study of Upwork’s Project Bamboo. This mass hiring effort of 73 people in 71 days yielded a cohort comprised of 1/3 people of...