Events – 2019

MITell: Storytelling

Monday, October 7, 12:00-1:00 pm

MIT Room W20-307

Step into the unknown, the uncanny, the confusing and the enigmatic. Join us for a storytelling lunch on the theme MYSTERIOUS, and hear stories about all of life’s mysteries, because everything is unfamiliar or strange at first. Come to share or story or just to listen. Lunch will be served.

Ask for Jane

Friday, October 04, 2019 at 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Building 6, 6-120
182 MEMORIAL DR (REAR), Cambridge, MA 02139

Based on the true story, Ask for Jane is the story of two students who start a secret organization to help women obtain safe and illegal abortions in 1969 - a time when abortion was punishable by prison and getting birth control was nearly impossible.

STEM IQ (Inclusive Intelligence)

Thursday, October 3rd
Mezzanine Lounge W20-307

Join us for a discussion with Dr. Calvin Mackie President and CEO, STEM NOLA

Comedian Bo Burnham and screenwriter Jonny Sun

Digital Anxieties: A Conversation with Bo Burnham and Jonny Sun

Friday, September 27, 2019 - 6:00 – 8:00 pm

26-100, MIT

Social media can save lives, and it can ruin them.​ Comedian Bo Burnham and screenwriter Jonny Sun have seen that for themselves. On Friday, September 27th, the MIT Communications Forum and MindHandHeart are bringing both artists to campus for a free moderated panel about social media followed by a screening of Burnham’s film Eighth Grade. Join us!

Seating for this event is first come, first served. A free screening of Eighth Grade begins at 8:15pm.

Inclusivity graphic

Finding Inclusive Work Environments

September 25,  6 – 7:30pm

4-231, MIT

Choosing the right opportunity is a big decision and evaluating an organization’s commitment to creating an inclusive culture is valuable. CAPD is collaborating with the MIT’s ICEO to offer a panel discussion helping MIT students to understand how they can determine whether a potential employer engages in inclusive workplace practices.

Sol Y Canto

Sol Y Canto

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 11:30am – 1:30pm

14W-111, Killian Hall

As part of the ERG’s community building and networking focus, the MIT Latino Employee Resource Group (Latino ERG) invites you to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Sol y Canto.

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PKG Community Conversations: Tech for Social Good

Tuesday, September 24,  6 – 8pm

4th floor R&D Commons, Stata Center

Join the conversation! Meet local organizations exploring ways that computational tech (AI, machine learning, data science, etc) can be used for the social good and restricting tech’s potential for contributing to inequality and injustice.

Coastal Resilience poster

Coastal Resilience Workshop

Monday, September 23,  9am – 5:30pm

W20-306, 20 Chimneys

Tuesday, September 24,  9am – 5:30pm

9-255, MIT DUSP

With this two-day workshop, we seek to promote scholarly and practice-oriented contributions rooted in knowledge sharing around experiences with climate adaptation and relocation.

“Modernizing Saudi Arabia: The politics of gender”

Thursday, September 12, 2019 at 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Building 3, 3-133
33 MASSACHUSETTS AVE, Cambridge, MA 02139

Dr. Hala Aldosari is a scholar-activist from Saudi Arabia, now based in the United States.

MLK Welcome Luncheon

September 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us in our first 2019-2020 MLK Scholars luncheon.