Past Events

  • 2017 Nov 13

    HarvardWIT - November meeting

    3:30pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Lamont Library Forum Room

    PLEASE NOTE: This is on a Monday afternoon.

    Please join us for our November meeting on Monday, November 13th at 3:30pm in Lamont Library Forum Room. We will have a roundtable discussion about do’s and don’ts, as well as give updates about our mentorship program and how to participate.

    ** Please bring a friend to the meeting, male or female, and help drive change at Harvard for women in technology! **

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  • 2017 Oct 23

    HarvardWIT/UX groups co-host October event

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    TBD
    Date:  Monday, October 23, 12:00pm-1:30pm
    Location: TBD (I'll send an invite when the location is firm)
    Agenda: Announcements, Presentation, Q&A with Sara, Networking 
    Details:
    Author, content strategist, and UX consultant Sara Wachter-Boettcher will give a talk based on her new book, Technically Wrong: Sexist Apps, Biased Algorithms, & Other Threats of Toxic Tech—a revealing look at how tech industry biases and blind spots get baked into the digital products we use every day. She’ll discuss where tech has gone... Read more about HarvardWIT/UX groups co-host October event
  • 2017 Oct 18

    HarvardWIT - October meeting

    3:00pm to 4:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Business School, Batten Hall 201

    We hope you can join us for the kickoff HarvardWIT@HBS meeting on October 18 @3:00 pm in Batten 201 at HBS. At the meeting, Donna Tremonte will review the work and accomplishments of HarvardWIT over the past year, with a particular focus on a summer meeting with Harvard’s CIO Council. She will also talk about some of the work ahead for the group in FY18 and ways to get involved. Because WIT will have a couple of meetings on the HBS campus each year, we will also spend part of the time discussing what you all would like to see/experience at those meetings.

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  • 2017 Jun 08

    ABCD-WIT June Meeting --- IT Summit

    2:20pm to 3:15pm

    Location: 

    Sanders Theatre, Cambridge, MA

    7th Annual IT Summit, https://huit.harvard.edu/it-summit

    In lieu of our May meeting we invite HarvardWIT members to join us for a panel discussion on June 8th at 2:20 pm to 3:15 pm at the IT summit, so that we can share the information that we have amassed so far and get feedback from the HarvardWIT community on it.  Again, there will be no May meeting, so please join us in June and bring a co-worker!

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  • 2017 Apr 26

    ABCD-WIT April Meeting --- Jim Waldo

    3:30pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Forum Room @ Lamont Library, 11 Quincy St, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Please join us to hear Jim Waldo, Gordon McKay Professor of the Practice of Computer Science, Chief Technology Officer, John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Science, Professor of Technology Policy, Harvard Kennedy School, Distinguished Engineer, speak about diversity initiatives in Computer Science.

    Refreshments provided. Please RSVP so we have an idea of attendance: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/...

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  • 2017 Mar 22

    ABCD-WIT March Meeting --- Iris Bohnet

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Room B-30 @ Lamont Library, 11 Quincy St, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Title: What Works: Gender Equality by Design

    Description: Gender equality is a moral and a business imperative. But unconscious bias holds us back, and de-biasing people’s minds has proven to be difficult and expensive. Diversity training programs have had limited success, and individual effort alone often invites backlash. Behavioral design offers a new solution. By de-biasing organizations instead of individuals, we can make smart changes that have big impacts. Presenting research-based solutions, Iris Bohnet hands us the tools we need to move the needle in classrooms...

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  • 2017 Feb 22

    ABCD-WIT February Meeting - Round Table Discussion

    3:00pm to 4:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Innovation Lab, Harvard Business School, 125 Western Avenue, Allston

    In lieu of our meeting, we encourage people to attend the CCW event at Harvard Business School i-Lab:

    The Committee on the Concerns of Women at Harvard (CCW) is pleased to present the next speaker in our 40th Anniversary series: “Gender at Harvard: The Unfinished Transformation”.

    Accelerating the Advancement of Women Leaders at Harvard

    Robin J. Ely, Diane Doerge Wilson Professor of Business Administration and

    Faculty Chair, Gender Initiative, Harvard Business School

    Date: Wednesday February 22,...

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  • 2017 Jan 25

    ABCD-WIT January Meeting --- HLC-Hosted

    3:30pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Tosteson Medical Education Center, Room 333, 260 Longwood Ave Boston, MA 02115

    We are excited to announce our January 25th meeting hosted at Harvard Longwood Campus (HLC) and co-hosted with the ABCD-LMA group. Gillian Simkiss, Organizational Development Consultant for HLC HR, will be talking to us about navigating your career & professional development by highlighting workshops and training available to all of us (not just HLC) through their COMPASS program.

    * Overview of the Organizational Learning and Workforce Initiatives - HLC...

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