2022 May 01

In Our Own Words

12:00pm to 1:00pm


Lowell Lecture Hall, 17 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
Where are you from?” is a familiar question to most Asian Americans. This seemingly innocuous question dangerously stereotypes Asian Americans as the perennial other - a stereotype that has been lethal to Asians all throughout history and fuels the rise of anti-Asian hate in recent years. To counter the harm, “In Our Own Words” elevates the lived experiences of the Harvard Asian diaspora through the power of narratives. Join us on Sunday, May 1st at 12p ET at Lowell Lecture Hall to kick off Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with a compelling storytelling hour.
2022 Apr 25

Getting Serious about Diversity in the Workforce with Robin Ely

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Despite all the rhetoric about the value of diversity, people of color and white women remain seriously underrepresented in many industries and in most companies’ senior ranks. One reason is that companies have tended to take an add-diversity-and-stir approach, while business continues as usual. Join Robin Ely, the Diane Doerge Wilson Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School and founder/faculty chair of the HBS Gender Initiative, as she explains why companies have made so little progress, exposes flaws in the current “business case” for diversity, and outlines what...

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