Wellbeing

  • 2020 Jul 06

    New Employee Orientation

    Repeats every week every Monday until Mon Aug 31 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.
    9:30am to 11:00pm

    Location: 

    Online

    PLEASE NOTE: In keeping with Harvard’s Coronavirus Guidelines, the University’s New Employee Welcome and Orientation program is changing from being an in-person session to a virtual online session. This change is effective March 16 and will last through at least April 30, pending further updates to the guidelines. Please use the links on the right to sign up for an upcoming Orientation session.  A few days before your scheduled session, you will be sent instructions for accessing the online Orientation. If you have...

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  • 2020 Jul 06

    Anti-Racism Book and Film Club Interest Meeting

    1:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Online

    Join us for community discussion of anti-black racism through topics presented in our monthly selection of books and film. Conversations will be facilitated by Harvard graduate student fellows and the Harvard Graduate School of Education, Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging. Open to all students, staff, faculty, and fellows. All meetings will be held virtually until further noticed and registered participants will be emailed meeting zoom address.

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  • 2020 Jul 07

    The Role of AI in the Post-Pandemic Era

    9:00am to 10:00am

    Location: 

    Online

    In many countries around the world, COVID-related restrictions put in place to curb the spread of the virus are now being lifted. For policymakers, innovators, and researchers who quickly leveraged digital tools and AI as part of the acute response, this could mean re-thinking and pivoting priorities. As the world transitions to the next phase of response and beyond, the question remains: what is the role of digital tools and AI in a post-pandemic world?

    In this webinar, we will bring together panelists with a diverse range of expertise in AI and data science to collectively...

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  • 2020 Jul 07

    Front Row: Successfully Re-opening K-12 Schools and Beyond, A Discussion with Brenda Cassellius, Superintendent of Boston Public Schools

    5:30pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

    Online

    HBS Senior Lecturer John J-H Kim hosts Brenda Cassellius, Superintendent of Boston Public Schools and former Commissioner of Education of Minnesota to discuss what approach will be required to successfully re-open schools. Hear her views on how schools can address issues of equity where all children can thrive. Will schools look the same in the future after the pandemic? Can this be a moment of transformation?

    Hosted by: John J-H Kim, Senior Lecturer and Co-Chair, Public Education Leadership Project (PELP)

    Panelists: Brenda Cassellius, Superintendent of Boston...

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  • 2020 Jul 08

    Africa & COVID-19 Webinar Series: Future of Africa’s Health Systems

    10:00am to 11:00am

    Location: 

    Online

    We invite you to join us for our last Africa & COVID-19 webinar of the season. We will continue the series in September. This webinar will focus on the Future of Africa’s Health Systems.

    We will ask panelists to explore the impact of COVID-19 on Africa’s health systems through several lenses: i) what has been the impact of COVID-19 and other major infectious diseases on Africa’s health systems?; ii) what are the successful approaches for maintaining focus on other major health challenges during this global pandemic?; and iii) how will the response to COVID-19 affect, and...

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  • 2020 Jul 14

    Within Reach: Transitioning from Career to Retirement presented by TIAA

    9:00am to 10:00am

    Location: 

    Online

    Getting to retirement is an accomplishment - but there are move adventures to come! Once you reach retirment, you may have 20 or 30 or years to enjoy it. This online workshop will help you imagine your ideal retirement and plan for how to make the most of it.

    (1) Plan for your retirement expenses
    (2) Learn about how you can pay yourself when you’re no longer earning a paycheck
    (3) Create an income strategy
    (4) Consider taxes, estate planning, and risk

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  • 2020 Jul 14

    Home Buying Webinar Part One

    Repeats every month on the 14 of July until Tue Jul 14 2020 . Also includes Tue Aug 11 2020, Tue Sep 15 2020, Tue Oct 13 2020, Tue Nov 17 2020, Tue Dec 08 2020.
    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Online

    This first of a free two-part webinar will discuss home financing, mortgage products and services. Harvard and affiliated hospital faculty, staff, alumni and retirees are invited to attend. This will include a 45-minute presentation and allow 15 minutes for questions. This option will be offered each month and covers the same material in our 90 minute webinars.

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  • 2020 Jul 15

    Introduction to Mindfulness

    1:00pm

    Location: 

    Online

    This program introduces the basic principles and practices of mindfulness, a concentrated state of awareness that helps people see and respond to situations with clarity. Individuals who employ the techniques of mindfulness in their work can monitor moment-to-moment effectiveness, respond promptly and appropriately to difficulties as they arise, and remain open to new ideas and perspectives.

    Participants will be introduced to meditation practices teaching them how to be more focused, creative and resilient in all aspects of their lives.

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  • 2020 Jul 16

    Home Buying Webinar Part Two

    Repeats every month on the 16 of July until Thu Jul 16 2020 . Also includes Thu Aug 13 2020, Thu Sep 17 2020, Thu Oct 15 2020, Thu Nov 19 2020, Thu Dec 10 2020.
    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Online

    This second of a free two-part webinar will discuss the home buying process. Harvard and affiliated hospital faculty, staff, alumni and retirees are invited to attend. This will include a 45-minute presentation and allow 15 minutes for questions. This option will be offered each month and covers the same material in our 90 minute webinars.

    Click here to learn more and register.

  • 2020 Jul 20

    New Employee Orientation

    9:30am to 11:00pm

    Location: 

    Online

    PLEASE NOTE: In keeping with Harvard’s Coronavirus Guidelines, the University’s New Employee Welcome and Orientation program is changing from being an in-person session to a virtual online session. This change is effective March 16 and will last through at least April 30, pending further updates to the guidelines. Please use the links on the right to sign up for an upcoming Orientation session.  A few days before your scheduled session, you will be sent instructions for accessing the online Orientation. If you have...

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