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2020 Jul 13

Black America and COVID-19: Documenting The Impact

6:30pm to 8:00pm

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Online

Join us for the launch of The Black America and COVID-19 Library Guide. This library guide documents the contemporary effects of COVID-19 on the Black community as it is tied to the historical legacy of race in America.

This guide is designed to assist students, faculty, staff, and researchers in exploring this topic from multiple social and cultural perspectives as a place to begin inquiry. Join the launch event to hear from black leaders in education, business, healthcare, and the arts as they describe the impact of COVID-19 on their respective fields. This guide is open...

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2020 Jul 08

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

10:00am to 11:00am

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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 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

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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 07

The Role of AI in the Post-Pandemic Era

9:00am to 10:00am

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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 06

Anti-Racism Book and Film Club Interest Meeting

1:00pm to 2:00pm

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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 23

Team Dynamics in the COVID Era (managers only)

10:00am to 11:00am

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Online

This one-hour virtual workshop is one of three in a Managing in the COVID Era series. Managers may enroll in any one or the entire series. Team Dynamics will explore the role the manager plays in keeping individuals connected to one another, the team’s shared purpose, and the organization when most if not all are working remotely in a time of great uncertainty.

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2020 Jul 22

Understanding Student Loan Options – Strategies for Today and Tomorrow

2:00pm to 2:45pm

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Online

Dealing with student debt? You’re not alone. In fact, student loans currently account for over $1.56 TRILLION of total consumer debt in the U.S—second only to home mortgages. Whether you are one of the 44.7 million borrowers who currently carries student loan debt, or are planning on taking out a student loan in the future, this webinar can help to empower you to make informed decisions for your financial future.

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2020 Aug 26

Building Personal Resilience: Mental Agility

10:30am to 12:30pm

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Online

This suite of workshops is designed to help you strengthen your resiliency by learning and practicing cognitive science-based tools, and techniques that foster greater “bounce-back” ability. You will experience how a positive and agile mindset, and the ability to self-regulate, will bolster your capacity to communicate, manage conflict and act in productive ways in the midst of challenge and stress. You will have opportunities to explore your ingrained thinking habits and will learn how to adopt a resilient mindset.  You will leave each workshop with greater self-awareness and a few...

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2020 Dec 08

Building Personal Resilience: Mental Agility

Repeats every month on the 29 of July until Wed Jul 29 2020 . Also includes Wed Aug 19 2020, Wed Oct 14 2020, Tue Dec 08 2020.
1:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

Online

This suite of workshops is designed to help you strengthen your resiliency by learning and practicing cognitive science-based tools, and techniques that foster greater “bounce-back” ability. You will experience how a positive and agile mindset, and the ability to self-regulate, will bolster your capacity to communicate, manage conflict and act in productive ways in the midst of challenge and stress. You will have opportunities to explore your ingrained thinking habits and will learn how to adopt a resilient mindset.  You will leave each workshop with greater self-awareness and a few...

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2020 Aug 12

Building Personal Resilience: Optimism

10:30am to 12:30pm

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Online

Building Personal Resilience is a suite of workshops designed to help you strengthen your resiliency by learning and practicing cognitive science-based tools and techniques that foster greater “bounce-back” ability. You will experience how a positive and agile mindset, combined the ability to self-regulate, will bolster your capacity to communicate, manage conflict and act in productive ways in the midst of challenge and stress. You will have opportunities to explore your ingrained thinking habits and will learn how to adopt a resilient mindset.  You will leave each workshop with...

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