Events – 2019

Hack for Inclusion 2019

February 22–23, 2019

MIT Media Lab
75 Amherst Street
Cambridge, MA 02139

Hack for Inclusion will bring together some of the best and brightest minds from surrounding communities to build solutions that address some of today’s biggest problems related to bias, diversity, and inclusion.

WGS Intellectual Forum: Rachel Gross

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
12:00 PM 1:30 PM
14E-304

Women have long had to fight the pernicious idea that our bodies, rather than forming an organic whole, are composed of warring parts.

re:Vision reading by SL Huang

February 14 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

1st floor in the Hayden Library.

e:Vision reading with SL Huang, reading from her novel Zero Sum Game. 1st floor in the Hayden Library. Co-sponsored by the MIT Libraries

45th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

Thursday, February 14, 2019 at 11:00am to 1:00pm

Building 50: Walker Memorial, Morss Hall
142 MEMORIAL DR, Cambridge, MA 02139

All members of the MIT community are warmly invited to the 45th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration on Thursday, February 14, 2019 from 11:00AM to 1:00PM, at Morss Hall, Walker Memorial (MIT Building 50).

We Need the Storm: A Frederick Douglass mash-up

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 7:30pm
Jerome Weisner Gallery, Student Center 2nd Floor
 

In this interactive event, participants will read aloud sections of Frederick Douglass's Fourth of July Speech alongside related texts from the abolitionist, civil rights and black power movements. With Gospel music led by Robbie Pate. 

SAID in STEM Seminar Series

February 13 through March 14, 2019

Picower Room 3310, 43 Vassar Street
Cambridge, MA

Our aim is to make students and faculty aware of the inequalities that exist in the workplace while also educating participants about biases and stereotypes directly impact behaviors and decrease opportunities for women and minorities to pursue STEM careers.

Asmarina film

Tuesday, February 12, 2019
12:00 PM 1:30 PM
14E-304

This film is a documentary of “voices and images of a postcolonial heritage,” about the Eritrean and Ethiopian communities in Milan, Italy.  

Lunch will be provided, RSVP to wgs@mit.edu.

Liza Mundy "Code Girls" talk

Date: Wednesday, February 06, 2019
Time: 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: 32-D463

The Riveting, Untold Story Of The Brave Young American Women Who Crack The German And Japanese Code To Help Win World War Ii!
"Code Girls" By Liza Munday

Class Awareness Workshop

Wed, January 30, 2019 - 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM EST
MIT Stratton Student Center - Room W20-307
84 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139

Join us and ClassAction, a national nonprofit, for this educational and interactive workshop to learn skills to raise awareness, shift cultural beliefs about social class, build cross-class solidarity, and transform institutions and systems.

Coaching Well Trained Fleas

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at 3:30pm to 5:30pm

E25-111

The most important subject to study for anyone seeking true success is the one subject usually given the least amount of study, that subject is the self. 

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