Interpersonal Skills

2022 Apr 21

[LPCE Event] How to Leverage Your “Marginalized” Identities to Advance Your Mission as a Social Entrepreneur

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

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Marinel M. de Jesus, Esq. is the founder of the award-winning travel media site, Brown Gal Trekker, the mountain trekking social enterprise, Equity Global Treks, and the human rights non-profit organization, The Porter Voice Collective. In this talk, she will share her journey as a social entrepreneur with a mission to create equity and inclusion in the outdoor and travel industries and how her identity as an Asian American woman and immigrant intersects with her work in a manner that only advances her mission further. From this workshop, you’ll gain insight into the current status of... Read more about [LPCE Event] How to Leverage Your “Marginalized” Identities to Advance Your Mission as a Social Entrepreneur
2022 Apr 14

[LPCE Event] Asian American Entrepreneurship Panel

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Zoom - Register for Details
In this panel, we are excited to have Andrew Fung, Richie Le, and Sandro Roco join us to share their first-hand experience as entrepreneurs utilizing various creative spaces to advocate for the Asian American community. Through this panel, we will discuss questions around the startup journey, the high points and low points of their entrepreneurship experience, lessons learned, identity, representation, and more. Come prepared with your questions, and we cannot wait for you to join us for this lively panel discussion! For registration and more info:... Read more about [LPCE Event] Asian American Entrepreneurship Panel
2022 Feb 09

POSTPONED FOR REFORMATTING [Peer Mentor Training] DEIJB Approaches and Considerations In Graduate Peer Mentoring with Dr. Kathy Takayama, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

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This event has been postponed for reformatting in order to better serve the changing needs of Harvard peer mentors and community members.

 

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...

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2022 Feb 02

CANCELED [Peer Mentor Training] How and Why to be a Good Graduate Peer Mentor with Dr. Sarah Schwartz, Suffolk University

3:30pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

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This event has been canceled.

In this interactive workshop, Dr. Sarah Schwartz (Suffolk University) will draw from the best practices outlined in published literature to facilitate discussions and highlight suggestions for peer mentoring in practice.

 

The topics to be covered include

- a general understanding of good mentoring, mentoring networks and the complementary roles of mentors and other roles (e.g. sponsors)

- evidence of the impact of peer mentoring and the positive outcomes on mentees

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2021 Oct 15

[Career Navigator Workshop] Making the Most of Your Lab Rotations with Taralyn Tan, PhD

1:00pm to 2:15pm

Location: 

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A primary goal of the first year of graduate school is to identify a dissertation laboratory. Lab rotations are a major mechanism to guide students in this process. This interactive workshop will provide students strategies to maximally leverage lab rotation experiences to identify a training environment for their dissertation research that is aligned with students' professional and personal goals and priorities. This workshop will also emphasize that lab rotations themselves are only part of the decision-making process and that the work of identifying a lab that’s going to be a “good...

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2021 Sep 14

Precision Medicine 2021: Race & Ethnicity

9:30am to 4:00pm

Location: 

Virtual - Register for Details

As we have witnessed in recent years, there has been a lot of confusion around the use of race and ethnicity in medicine and medical algorithms. We are focusing on how race and ethnicity informs and biases precision medicine* diagnostics and therapeutics. We are also addressing how machine learning has the potential to both accentuate and reduce existing bias in these precision medicine tasks. At this year’s conference, we will provide expert-led discussions of how identity is used in care and how to best advance precision medicine for all populations. As we have done over the past...

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2021 Apr 01

[POSTPONED] [Career Navigator Workshop] Culture & Community Workshop

3:30pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

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The Culture and Community workshop aims to nurture a welcoming, inclusive, and supportive community among students and members of the Harvard community. In the interactive workshop, students will engage in a series of conversations to reflect on their social identities and privilege. Students will also participate in an activity focused on allyship as part of the workshop.

Speakers:

Karina Gonzalez Herrera, Associate Director of Diversity and Minority Affairs, Division of Medical Sciences and GSAS

Sheila Thomas...

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2021 Mar 17

Clarion’s PROPEL Program Virtual Info Session

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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Clarion, a Boston-based life sciences strategy consulting firm, will hold its 2020 leadership training program for current advanced degree candidates on Wednesday, May 26th - Thursday, May 27th, 2021. Applications are due by Sunday, April 4th, 2021 at 11:59PM, ET.
The PROPEL program is open to the following candidates: 
- PhD candidates (completing program by Fall 2022)
- Post-doctoral researchers
- MD candidates (completing program by Fall 2022)
- MD residents and fellows
Candidates must have expertise in disciplines related to life sciences, medicine, or other...

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2021 Apr 30

Mental Health First Aid

9:00am to 3:30pm

Location: 

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Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders. This training gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect them to the appropriate care.

MHFA is an internationally known training program. 

The program has recently been adapted for online delivery.  Participation in this program requires 2 hours of self-paced online pre-work, then 5.5 contact...

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2021 Feb 23

The 2021 Academic Lab Management & Leadership Symposium

Tue - Tue, Feb 23 to Mar 2, 10:00am - 1:30pm

Location: 

Virtual Event - See Agenda or Register for Details

The course is organized by postdoc career development administrators from The Torrey Pines Training Consortium (TPTC), which members include Salk Institute for Biological Studies, Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP), Scripps Research and UC San Diego.

The course is designed to equip postdocs and junior faculty in the biomedical, physical and life sciences with the professional competencies to lead innovative and productive research programs. However, graduate students and research staff may also find this training informative and may attend. ...

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2021 Feb 04

MSKView: A Diversity Recruitment Event for MSK Scientific Laboratories

Thu - Fri, Feb 4 to Feb 5, 9:00am - 5:00pm

On February 4 & 5, 2021, we look forward to e-host biologists, chemists, physicists, and computational scientists (among others) from traditionally underrepresented minority groups during our MSKView: A diversity recruitment event for MSK scientific laboratories. Selected attendees will have an opportunity to:
  • learn about the cutting-edge science being conducted at MSK
  • present their research and connect with peers
  • meet MSK faculty in one-on-one meetings and roundtables
  • hear from current trainees about how...
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