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Don’t miss out on these events to close out March

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Champion empowering women

In celebration of Women’s History Month, join Northeastern University-Charlotte in a virtual leadership event featuring “Women Who Empower: Mentorship and Mobilization.” Tune in on Tuesday, March 16, at 8 p.m. EDT.

Discuss skills for women in the workplace

It’s challenging to be a woman in the workplace, and especially a woman in technology. The numbers show that women are often the minority, and the research shows that masculine-coded behaviors are often more rewarded. Join this workshop and panel discussion to learn how to thrive in the workplace on Tuesday, March 16, at 1 p.m. EDT.

Learn about protest through virtual performance

Tune into a virtual performance art workshop with artist Helina Metaferia to dive deeper into performative gestures of resilience. Specifically designed for women-identifying BIPOC students, staff, and faculty, the workshop will include somatic and performative exercises based on histories of social change movements. Join on Tuesday, March 16, at 6 p.m. EDT.

Discover how COVID-19 has impacted education

Join a panel of educators from across the nation to learn about how education has evolved during the pandemic, from implementing new learning technologies to adjusting for an asynchronous curriculum. Tune in virtually on Tuesday, March 16, at 6:30 p.m. EDT.

Resolve your resilience

Receiving a grade that doesn’t meet your expectations or feedback that isn’t positive can affect your self-confidence and your productivity, but it doesn’t have to. In a workshop with the Office of Global Services titled “Resilience: Managing Setbacks and Redefining Success,” learn about cultivating a growth mindset. Tune in on Wednesday, March 17, at 11 a.m. EDT.

Dive into biotechnology in the time of COVID-19

Tune into a panel discussion with leaders in the biotechnology industry about how COVID-19 has affected  research and procedures in the field on Wednesday, March 17, at 12 p.m. EDT.

Analyze the importance of diverse data in a pandemic

Hosted by Northeastern University-Seattle and the College of Social Sciences and Humanities, this faculty lecture will delve into the “Data-Support System for Communities in a Pandemic,” focusing on efforts launched by the Boston Area Research Initiative to coordinate data sources during COVID-19. Join on Wednesday, March 17, at 3 p.m. EDT.

Examine the Maryland Lynching Truth and Reconciliation Commission

The Maryland Lynching Truth and Reconciliation Commission was established to research cases of racially motivated lynchings. Join the Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project and Maya Davis in a workshop to discuss the commission and its modern impacts on Wednesday, March 17, at 4 p.m. EDT.

Reflect on Boston’s art scene

One year ago, the Boston Art Dealers Association was slated to host a panel with Northeastern University’s Center for the Arts to discuss the Boston art scene–but the event was cancelled as COVID-19 shut down the city. A year later, the same panelists will come together to consider the impact the pandemic and the ongoing movement for racial injustice has had on the city’s art. Tune in virtually on Wednesday, March 17, at 6 p.m. EDT. 

Learn about regional development in China

As the world’s most populous nation, China faces massive challenges in urban and regional development. Learn more in a lecture with Michael Enright, the Pierre Choueiri Family Professor of Global Business at the D’Amore-McKim School of Business, on Wednesday, March 17, at 6 p.m. EDT.

Celebrate Black women in health sciences

Join the Black Feminist Health Science Studies Symposium on Thursday, March 18, at 1 p.m. EDT, to discuss and champion the research of Black women in the field.

Explore sustainable software engineering

What is the secret to software engineering at Google? Join Google senior staff software engineer Titus Winters to discuss the themes of time, scale, and tradeoffs in the context of sustainable software development in a talk on Thursday, March 18, at 6 p.m. EDT.

Learn about the Black Boston COVID-19 Coalition

Tune into a panel on Thursday, March 18, at 2:30 p.m. EDT with the Black Boston COVID-19 Coalition to discuss the vaccine rollout, vaccine distrust among communities of color, and solutions to ensure equitable distribution and access.

Meet a Japanese Netflix star

Eden Kai is the star of Terrace House, a Japanese reality television show franchise. Join the Japanese Student Association in an event with Kai on Thursday, March 18, at 8 p.m. EDT.

Consider the “Many Faces of Health”

The Northeastern University Law Review is hosting a symposium to discuss different approaches to addressing issues of healthcare in the U.S.—especially in the wake of COVID-19 and a year of racial reckoning. Join the conversation on Friday, March 19, at 9 a.m. EDT. 

Tune into a women-led film festival

The Women Take the Reel Film Festival is an annual festival hosted by Women’s and Gender Studies departments across Boston universities. The festival features films directed by women about issues related to gender, race, sexuality and class. The virtual event will begin on Friday, March 19, and last through the weekend.

57th Annual Robert D. Klein Lecture

Dr. Daniel P. Aldrich, Director of the Security and Resilience Studies Program and Professor in Political Science and Public Policy, will deliver a talk entitled “The Critical Role of Social Ties in Disasters and Shocks” on Monday, March 22, at 2 p.m. EDT via a live webinar on the Northeastern University Facebook page.

Analyze the pandemic’s impact on minorities

Join the Africana Studies program for a panel discussion rooted in scholarly research about COVID-19 and its detrimental impact on Black, Brown, and minority communities. Tune into the virtual event on Tuesday, March 23, at 3:30 p.m. EDT.

Examine Federal Reserve policy

In this Spring 2021 Economic Policy forum, join President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Mary C. Daly to discuss her research on equitable growth, opportunity, and modern Federal Reserve policy. Tune in on Wednesday, March 24, at 3 p.m. EDT.

Design a creative GIF

In another installment of “Upskill with Adobe Photoshop,” learn how to create GIFs that convey emotions across all language and geographical barriers. Join the workshop on Wednesday, March 24, at 3 p.m. EDT.

Discover the Semester in San Francisco program

Tune into a virtual panel with program alumni to learn about Northeastern’s Semester in San Francisco experience. Join on Wednesday, March 24, at 5 p.m. EDT.

Sew a face mask

Check out Krentzman Quad on Friday, March 26, at 1:30 p.m. EDT to hand-sew a face mask with the Office of Global Services. All materials will be provided.

Present an original poem or prose

Global Learner Support is hosting a virtual open mic of poetry and prose for students to share their creativity with the community. All are welcome to the event held on Friday, March 26, at 9 p.m. EDT.

Learn about the impact of COVID-19 on working parents

Tune into a webinar with Dr. Alicia Sasser Modestino to discuss the long-term effects of the pandemic on families, especially in relation to gender equity and childcare. Register to join on Wednesday, March 31, at 12 p.m. EDT.

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