This event is for all members of the Harvard community, including students, staff, faculty, postdocs, research fellows, and academic personnel, who identify as Black and/or African American. The space will provide support for community members who are experiencing heightened anxiety in response to the current moment (Covid, racial injustice, the upcoming election, etc.).
The UN has promoted the establishment of specialized criminal justice mechanisms, such as specialized police and gendarmerie units, to respond to post-conflict sexual violence. However, countries have differed in how they have established these units. Drawing on over 300 interviews in Liberia and CÔte d’Ivoire, this talk analyses how factors such as the strength of the women’s movement affects the establishment of these specialized units and the performance of personnel.
This event is for all members of the Harvard community, including students, staff, faculty, postdocs, research fellows, and academic personnel, who identify as Asian, Asian American, South Asian, and/or Middle-Eastern. The space will provide support for community members who are experiencing heightened anxiety in response to the current moment (Covid, racial injustice, the upcoming election, etc.).
We have quickly grown accustomed to remote meetings, but are they—maybe unintentionally—excluding participants with disabilities? A panel of experts from Harvard's Digital Accessibility Services (DAS) team will discuss best practices, tips, and answer questions. The event will be live-captioned.
At this session of Data & Donuts, Khahlil will present his work and lead a discussion on data-informed policy design, focusing on digital solutions to COVID-19 and its disproportionate impact on vulnerable populations.
Thirty years after the passage of the Americans With Disabilities Act, much of the built environment remains inaccessible to disabled people. Accordingly, the vast majority of research and writing on accessibility seeks to convince the unconvinced of the value of inclusion. This field, which I term “Access Studies,” would benefit from greater engagement with the concepts, practices, and political commitments of critical disability studies. In this talk, I will discuss the emerging field of “Critical Access Studies,” which engages with the methodologies, epistemologies, and political...
Self Advocacy Fireside Chat with Paulita David, Founder and CEO PD Strategies
Summary: 2020 has accelerated the shift to online & remote working for many professionals. This new way of interacting has come with challenges to be heard and to advocate for oneself. Please join us as we chat with Paulita David to discuss how self advocacy has changed and hear what are the new challenges and...
We have a lot to fix as we enter 2021, our democracy, systemic racism, police brutality, a global pandemic, our climate and so much more.
To prepare for the work ahead, we must supply our leaders with the necessary tools. And we need your voice and your guidance during this pivotal moment in our global history to do just that. Join 30,000 techies and leaders November 16th – 20th as we take on these obstacles together, and get to work. We will spend 5 days enhancing our leadership skills, our technical skills as well as ways we can do better as global citizens.