Monthly Archives: March 2021

March 26, 2021

gwaMIT 2021 Leadership Conference: Leading for the Future

Graduate Women @ MIT present their annual Leadership Conference April 5 – 9, 2021. Check out the great line-up of events all week! Some of the events have limited space, so register today.

  • Mon 5th April, 12 PM to 1 PM: Science for Policy: Fireside chat with Dr. Maria Zuber Attend the Leadership Conference Keynote Session to hear directly from Dr. Maria Zuber, the first woman ever to lead a science department at MIT, the first to lead a NASA planetary mission, and the first to co-chair PCAST, on how science and policy can work together to inform decisions that affect society.Register here. Read more

March 19, 2021

Grad students, MIT Libraries & GradDiversity sink teeth into discussions

Continuing the conversation from this year’s 47th Annual Martin Luther King Jr Celebration keynote by Ijeoma Oluo, this March OGE GradDiversity and MIT Libraries are hosting a series of guided book discussions of So You Want to Talk About Race. This New York Times bestseller offers a hard-hitting but user-friendly examination of race in America. Oluo’s work focuses primarily on issues of race and identity, feminism, social and mental health, social justice, the arts, and personal essay. Groups of graduate students will join for dinner and dialogue to explore this examination of race in America. Grad student participants received a free copy of the book and an UberEats credit to enjoy dinner during the discussion. Read more