Events – 2020

Hacking Racism in Healthcare

MIT Hacking Racism in Healthcare: Listening Summit

September 26 & 27

Via Zoom

Interact with subject matter experts as they explore systemic racism as a public health crisis.

Justin Reich

Justin Reich, “Failure to Disrupt: Why Technology Alone Can’t Transform Education”

Thursday, September 24, 2020 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Exploring the recent history of large scale learning technologies to explain why technology provides such uneven support—useful in some contexts but not others, to some people but not others—to learners.

MLK Scholars for 2020-2021

Welcoming our 2020-2021 MLK Visiting Professors & Scholars

Wednesday, September 16 @ 12:00pm EST

Zoom link provided upon registration

Join us in celebrating the virtual arrival of our new colleagues.

Graffiti: Being Black is not a Crime

Public Guest Lectures: Black Mobility and Safety in the US

Program Begins September 8 @ 2:00pm
Online Lecture Series

The first semester's topics will include birthing, breathing, sleeping, eating, and walking while Black.


Managing for Economic and Social Justice

Monday August 31 @ 6:00 pm EST


 The first event in a speaker series called “Redefining Management: Leadership for Social Progress in Troubling Times"

Learning objectives: awareness, knowledge, skills, action

MIT's Day of Dialogue

August 5, 2020 - This event may have ended, but the conversation is far from over.

Click this event to access resources from the day!


Submit photos by Monday, June 29th @ 12:00 pm EST

Code Switching at Work

Thursday, June 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EST

Via Zoom

A deeper exploration of the intersectionality of identity, culture, and power. 

graduates applauding

MIT Commencement 2020

Friday, May 29 @ 12:00 pm EST

Live Webcast

To honor the incredible hard work and accomplishments of our graduating students, Commencement 2020 will occur in two parts.

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Virtual Lavender Graduation 2020

Wednesday, May 27 @ 5:00 pm

Virtual Program

Please join LBGTQ+ Services in celebrating our graduating LBGTQ+ students in a virtual lavender graduation.  All are welcome to attend.