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2020 Jun 18

TIAA-CREF Webinar: Responsible investing - Portfolios with purpose

12:00pm

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Online

Make an impact with a social choice. Did you know that responsible investing enables investors to align their social and environmental principals with their financial goals? Learn the factors that make an investment socially responsible, the history of RI and ways for individuals to incorporate RI into their investment strategy.

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2020 Jun 17

TIAA-CREF Webinar: Retiring in the 'New Normal'

12:00pm

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Online

We all know how important it is to save for retirement. This presentation brings all of the risks to light so you have a better understanding of what you may be facing and what you can do about it, especially in this new environment. Namely, shifting your strategy from just growing your money to protecting what you’ve saved as it grows. And for those still working, we’ll talk about protecting your income in retirement, by creating a personal pension to help...

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2020 Aug 04

Choosing the Right Care Providers for your Loved Ones

1:00pm to 2:00pm

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If you’re a family caregiver, you may be making decisions without enough information to get it right. For example, if your mother needs help at home, where do you go to find the best care? How can you hire a caregiver with the right skills and personal touch? Perhaps your father wants to downsize and move to a senior care community. How can you help him manage this life transition and find an appropriate setting? Researching care options can be time-consuming and confusing. In addition, one size does not fit all. It’s important to choose a care provider that best meets the needs of your...

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2020 Jul 15

Introduction to Mindfulness

1:00pm

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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 14

Universal Manager Training

9:00am to 12:00pm

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Online

 This program focuses on equipping managers with the core knowledge and skills required to successfully manage at Harvard. 

Topics include important laws, policies, and skills necessary for successfully managing people and for creating an environment that is safe, productive and diverse.  In an effort to maximize managers’ participation in the program, content will be offered in a blended format (a mix of online and classroom sessions), with a focus on relatable case scenarios.

Offerings of this course are only viewable to Managers. If you...

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2020 May 21

Equitable Readiness: Reimagining the Role of the Public Sector in the Wake of COVID-19

12:00pm to 1:15pm

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What should the “new normal” look like? With the COVID-19 crisis highlighting long-standing social disparities and vast inequities, some argue that now is the time to imagine an adaptive public health infrastructure that can readily respond to this and future epidemics. In this Radcliffe webinar, leading scholars and practitioners engage in a conversation about how to leverage the policy opportunities the epidemic presents for bold changes that could support a sustained and equitable public health response.

Speakers:

-María Belén Power, associate executive director...

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2020 May 21

Preventing Pandemics: From Policy to Practice

7:00pm to 8:00pm

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Join Dr. Ashish Jha and Dr. Raj Panjabi for a live discussion on "Preventing Pandemics: From Policy to Practice" on May 21 from 7-8pm ET. Dr. Jha is a K.T. Li Professor of Global Health at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, the Director of the Harvard Global Health Institute, and a Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Panjabi is the CEO of Last Mile Health and Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and the Division of Global Health Equity at Brigham & Women’s Hospital. They will be joined by Nancy Gibbs, director of the Shorenstein Center,...

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2020 May 20

A Discussion of Cybersecurity with CS50's David J. Malan: Keeping Your Laptop and Phone Secure

7:00pm to 8:00pm

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In 2019, the most common password, by one measure, was 123456. And the fourth-most common password was ... password. (Are either of those yours??) Suffice it to say we can do better. Even so, there are trade-offs! Join us for a discussion of cybersecurity and learn how you can keep your laptop and phone (more) secure. Just how private are your emails and texts? What's "end-to-end encryption"? Is Zoom actually bad? And just what does incognito mode do? All this and more.

Registration for this event will close at 3pm on Wednesday, May 20th.

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2020 May 18

COVID-19 and the Future of Cities Panel

10:00am to 11:30am

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Online

Trinity Research in Social Sciences, in partnership with its member schools and disciplines, is launching a weekly series "COVID-19 and a Changing Society". These will feature insights from across the social sciences from Trinity academics and international Social Scientists.

Our first event “COVID-19 and the Future of Cities” on Monday, 5/18 at 10:00 am EDT will be co-hosted with the Department of Economics at Trinity College Dublin. Professor Edward Glaeser from the Harvard Department of Economics will be one of the panelists.

The webinar will last 75 minutes,...

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