Events – 2019

How increasing equity in the science classroom drives social change

TLL Speaker Series

September 11, 2019

2:00 pm

6-104 (The Chipman Room)

Dr. Cissy Ballen addressed how certain features of the introductory science classroom create barriers for historically underserved students, supported by large-scale experimental and observational efforts across institution types and geographic regions. 

Empowering People to Break the Bias Habit

August 28, 2019  |  7th Floor, Samberg Conference Center  |  Doors open @ 9 am

Stereotypes, prejudice, and implicit biases have been receiving a great deal of attention, both within our community and nationally. Presenters: Dr. Patricia Devine & Dr. William Cox

The Purpose Path: A Guide to Pursuing Your Authentic Life’s Work

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Building 38, 104
50 VASSAR ST, Cambridge, MA 02139

In The Purpose Path, award-winning management expert Nicholas Pearce invites readers to courageously embark upon the journey of aligning their daily work with their life's work.

OVC Personal Narrative and Active Listening

Thursday, June 27, 2019 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm

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How can you leverage your personal experiences to advocate for yourself or a cause? How can personal stories help someone understand your views of a situation? How do you understand someone else’s personal narrative strategically, listening for their values and ethics?

OVC Personal Narrative and Active Listening

Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm

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How can you leverage your personal experiences to advocate for yourself or a cause? How can personal stories help someone understand your views of a situation? How do you understand someone else’s personal narrative strategically, listening for their values and ethics?

Celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day @ MIT!

Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 10:00am to 2:00pm

Lobby 10

Staff from the Disability and Access Office will show ways to make digital information accessible to all and present various assistive technologies.

InEquity on the Journey & in the Field

Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 3:00pm to 4:15pm

Building 2-143

How do race, gender, class, ability, sexuality and other dimensions of identity show up in your experiences as a Prehealth student at MIT?

MIT Awards Convocation

Monday, May 13, 2019 at 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Samberg Conference Center, 7th Floor

The MIT Awards Convocation honors MIT students, faculty, staff, and community members who have made outstanding contributions to the shared life of the Institute.

MIT Multicultural Awards Banquet

May 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Come celebrate students, student organizations, faculty and staff’s outstanding work and their impact on the community.

Solve at MIT

May 7 through 9

Solve at MIT is Solve’s annual flagship event bringing together more than 500 prominent global leaders in the business, foundation, nonprofit, and academic sectors, as well as MIT faculty and students.

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