Structural racism pervades all facets of society, from education, to housing, to law enforcement. The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the health disparities that result from this systemic and structural racism.
The Petrie-Flom Center has asked leading scholars in law, public health, history, sociology, and other fields to explore these issues for a digital symposium on the Bill of Health blog.
To mark the launch of the symposium and to kick off the semester, a panel of contributors will participate in a moderated discussion of some of these pressing questions,...
Join us for a conversation in honor of Climate Week with Daniel P. Schrag, Sturgis Hooper Professor of Geology, Harvard University, who will address The Science and Forecasting of Climate Change and Rebecca Henderson, John and Natty McArthur University Professor, who will address the Business Case for Building a Just and Climate-Ready Economy.
Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Oct 27 2020 except Tue Aug 25 2020.
12:00pm to 6:00pm
Science Center Plaza
We are excited to announce that the Farmers' Market at Harvard will open this summer, beginning on TUESDAY, JUNE 16th, from 12-6 pm!
Join us at the market every Tuesday, and help support the vital local farmers and food artisans who ensure we have fresh, healthy, safe food!
The market will be modified to create a safe shopping environment for everyone: we will feature a limited number of vendors, and will have protocols in place in keeping with state requirements (including face coverings, gloves, handwashing stations, and layouts that allow for...
What elements help create a compelling and effective pitch deck? Learn the best ways to communicate your idea to investors, customers, and other key stakeholders.
Speaker Name: Zoë Barry
About the Speaker: Zoë developed the toughness and grit she brings as CEO of ZappRx while being a serial competitive athlete. Zoe attended Columbia University in New York City before launching her career on Wall Street. After working on both the sell side, at DeMatteo Monness, and the buy side, at Dawson Capital, Zoë ditched the corporate...
American instincts oscillate between the allure of the city and that of life free of city stress; between the temptations of the metropolis, and bucolic retreat from those very centers of civic life. Such oscillations, occurring across American history, have on the one hand enabled the building of Manhattan, the ‘Capital of Capitalism’ (and culture, too) and the invention of the ‘garden suburb’ where family grace was to dwell, prior to metastasizing into sprawl. Drawing on research from his 2019 book, City on a Hill, Krieger's lecture will track American ideals and shortcomings in these...
The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the need for healthcare providers to offer digital services to patients under lockdown orders and observing physical distancing measures. Likewise, technology is critical to contact tracing, modeled on efforts taken in response to Ebola and Lassa fever and lauded as one of the essential steps in reopening economies prior to the deployment of a widely available vaccine. Contact tracing apps that rely on wi-fi connections or cell phone data to determine an individual’s whereabouts have raised privacy concerns, as has the proliferation of telemedicine....
The shift to remote learning has led to new questions around digital safety for our families. What are the longer-term effects of extended screen-time on our families and students at home? How can we use technology tools as effectively as possible to keep our students safe? What are best practices to keep our family’s online information secure
To help ease your concerns in a friendly and approachable way, our expert panel including Faculty Director of the HGSE Technology, Innovation, and Education Program Joseph Blatt and Harvard University IT Program Manager for Training and...
Ever wonder what tarantula’s hair feels like? Curious about what vinegaroons smell like? Want to get up close and personal with the business end of a scorpion? If so, then grab a snack and join human museum staff Javier and Ryan as they spend thirty minutes feeding, interacting with, and discussing the museum’s many live arthropods! This event is free and will be hosted via Zoom Webinar.
Register for this free virtual family friendly event.
The Lean Canvas Model is a one-page business plan template that helps you distill your key ideas and assumptions. During this interactive workshop with Jess McLear, you will create your own Lean Canvas Business Plan and discover how it can streamline your thinking!
About the Speaker:
Jess McLear is an angel investor and member of Launchpad Venture Group with 20 years of experience in investing in and mentoring startup companies in Canada and the US. Her portfolio companies include manufacturing, IT, medical devices, and...
A candid conversation on the historical and present-day racial issues in the IC. In this session we will highlight the historical legacy of people of color (POC) in intelligence, discuss the tensions and conflicts facing black members of the national security community today, and address and analyze the specific efforts currently being taken to increase black and POC recruitment, retainment, and advancement.
Speakers and Presenters
Darrell Blocker, Chief Operating Officer, MOSAIC and former Senior CIA Officer
Repeats every week every Monday until Mon Nov 16 2020 except Mon Mar 30 2020, Mon May 04 2020, Mon May 25 2020, Mon Jun 08 2020, Mon Jun 22 2020, Mon Jun 29 2020, Mon Jul 13 2020, Mon Jul 27 2020, Mon Aug 10 2020, Mon Aug 24 2020, Mon Sep 07 2020, Mon Sep 28 2020, Mon Oct 12 2020, Mon Oct 26 2020, Mon Nov 09 2020.