Diversity, Inclusion, and Avoiding Bias

2021 Feb 02

Community Space: People with Disabilities

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Zoom - Register for Details

ODIB, in partnership with the DIB Leadership Council and Harvard University Health Services, is hosting Community Spaces for Affinity Groups starting 01/12.

These spaces are part of a larger effort to support members of our community who are experiencing heightened anxiety in response to the current moment (Covid, racial injustice, world news, the political climate, etc.). All members of the Harvard community, including students, staff, faculty, postdocs, research fellows, and academic personnel, are welcome. These drop-in spaces will be hosted by affinity group. In...

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2021 Jan 19

Community Space: LGBTQ

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Zoom - Register for Details

ODIB, in partnership with the DIB Leadership Council and Harvard University Health Services, is hosting Community Spaces for Affinity Groups starting 01/12.

These spaces are part of a larger effort to support members of our community who are experiencing heightened anxiety in response to the current moment (Covid, racial injustice, world news, the political climate, etc.). All members of the Harvard community, including students, staff, faculty, postdocs, research fellows, and academic personnel, are welcome. These drop-in spaces will be hosted by affinity group. In...

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2021 Jan 12

Community Space: International

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Zoom - Register for Details

ODIB, in partnership with the DIB Leadership Council and Harvard University Health Services, is hosting Community Spaces for Affinity Groups starting 01/12.

These spaces are part of a larger effort to support members of our community who are experiencing heightened anxiety in response to the current moment (Covid, racial injustice, world news, the political climate, etc.). All members of the Harvard community, including students, staff, faculty, postdocs, research fellows, and academic personnel, are welcome. These drop-in spaces will be hosted by affinity group. In...

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Project Implicit

Project Implicit is a non-profit organization and international collaboration between researchers who are interested in implicit social cognition - thoughts and feelings outside of conscious awareness and control. The goal of the organization is to educate the public about hidden biases and to... Read more about Project Implicit
2020 Sep 18

[Peer Mentoring Training] DEIJB Approaches and Discussions in Peer Mentoring

3:00pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

Zoom - TBA

Peer mentors can be a vital resource in promoting graduate student success and creating an inclusive, supportive community. Peer mentors may help new students adapt to graduate school as well as provide advice, encouragement and support at various stages during graduate training. Central to the success of peer mentoring relationships is the near-peer connection, where conversations happen naturally around topics of the shared experiences for the mentor and mentee. While similarities help...

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2020 Aug 20

Racial Justice, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Neuroscience Workshop [Forum on Neuroscience and Nervous System Disorders]

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Online - Register for Details

Racial justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion are critical issues that cross all aspects of neuroscience training and have tremendous implications for trainees, mentors, and the future of the field. This virtual workshop, the first in a series, will provide personal experiences on the training process and explore how institutions are approaching these areas to bring about positive change.

 

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2020 Jul 21

[PGE PDD Webinar] Crafting an Effective Diversity Statement for a Faculty Job Search (Kathy Takayama, Ph.D.)

Registration Closed 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Zoom - TBA

Institutions are becoming more proactive and intentional about their efforts to embrace principles of inclusion, equity, justice, and diversity, and as such, are seeking candidates that will support the enactment of these principles. They will request from job applicants a diversity statement that articulates how the candidate can contribute toward these efforts. In this workshop, we will discuss what, exactly, is a diversity statement, what you might include in the statement, and how it can help you reflect upon your ongoing development as a researcher, teacher, and mentor....

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2020 May 26

[NIH OITE Webinar] Moving from Bystander to Upstander: Take Action to Combat Harassment and Aggression

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Online - Register/Contact for Details

Join the NIH OITE for a virtual bystander training program to empower trainees and other members of the research community to speak up and intervene when we witness bullying, incivility, microaggressions, and hate speech. We will address issues experienced at in research groups and specifically address the rise of microaggressions and hate speech related to the coronavirus pandemic. 

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2020 May 12

Confronting the Challenge of COVID-19 in American Indian Communities

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Zoom - Register for details

American Indian communities in the United States have improbably survived centuries of dispossession, subjugation, endemic poverty, and coercive assimilation. The latest threat to their “survivance” is the COVID-19 epidemic. In this Virtual Radcliffe program, two Indigenous professors of medicine will consider the implications of the pandemic for lives and livelihoods in contemporary American Indian communities.

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The Hidden Curriculum

Out of the Science Education and Society Lab at the University of Rhode Island, Hidden Curriculum investigates the social context of students' college experiences. Join host Gyasi Alexander to explore the unwritten rules and networks that govern college campuses.

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