Upcoming Events

Join the Brandeis community as we come together to learn and discuss gender and race equality in the workplace.

2016-2017 Schedule
Undergraduate and GSAS students are required to register for each event through B.hired. Additional attendees must contact xx to reserve their spot.

Fall 2016

The Dialogues: Navigating Gender and Race at Work (link to Handshake)
September 13, 2016 | 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

This event will serve as a kick off to the The Dialogues: Navigating Gender and Race at Work. This semester long series will focus on exploring topics of gender and race in the workplace ranging from navigating micro-aggressions in the workplace to the implications of the political campaigns and platforms of candidates on these issues to connecting students to employers, alumni, and professional organizations through networking and educational events.

Togio MBA Fellowship, The Robert Toigo Foundation
September 26, 2016 | 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
This round table session will feature three speakers who are alums of Togio’s Fellowship program – details on their website. Anita Hill will moderate.

Implications of the political campaign and platforms of candidates on issues of gender and race at work
September 27, 2016 | 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Eileen McNamara and Rep. Tackey Chan are confirmed speakers. Anita Hill will moderate.

Alum and professional panel focused on practical advice for responding to micro-aggressions in the workplace
October 26, 2016 | 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
The event will feature a panel of professionals representing multiple perspective and experiences related to microaggressions in the workplace. This panel will hit on the personal and legal considerations on this topic as well as provide students specific tactics on how to negotiate microaggressions in a work environment. Panel TBD.

VC event (panel) at IBS
November 15, 2016 | 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Women and Angel Investors. Panel discussion led by Barbara Clarke, MA `91. How women investors are shaping the start-up economy.

Global music event (panel) at IBS
Brandeis alums who are leaders in the Global Music Industry (CEOs, musicians, composers) will take part in a panel discussion. (Topics may include: music economy, digitization, piracy, marketing, social media, careers, gender/race.)

The Wage Project:Negotiating Your First Job Salary
Sixty Percent of Millennial Women Aren’t Negotiating. Don’t be one of them. Over the term of her life a woman will earn $1million less than a man simply because she is a woman. This session is open to any student who will be negotiating their job salaries and are interested in earning their true potential as these early decisions will have lifelong consequences. Our goal is for students to learn the following. • What is the wage gap? • How to combat the wage gap? • How to negotiate your salary?

Spring 2017

Alumni of Color (AOC) Weekend
February 10 – 12 2017 | TBD
In conjunction with the 2nd Annual Diversity Conference, the AOC Board will coordinate a three day long series of events and programs. Events will include a Blue and White Gala on Feb. 11 which will include networking, possible awards and acknowledgements, and a “reverse fair” with student clubs and organizations.

2nd Annual Brandeis Diversity Conference
February 11, 2017 | TBD

Joann Lublin from the Wall Street Journal
March 2, 2017 | TBD
Joann, Managing Editor of the Wall Street Journal, will speak about her forthcoming book: Earning It: Hard Won Lessons From Trailblazing Women at the Top of the Business World. Networking event, reception, Q&A, book signing

50th Anniversary of the ICC