Dearest Harvard (Alumni) Community in DC!
Are you looking for a community to wind down the year with? Are you keen on connecting with like-minded people passionate about education? Does looking back at Grad School and how much has changed since - sound like a nice way to reminisce?
If so, some of us have decided to informally gather to make this happen. We wanted to extend the invite to all the Harvard Community in DC to join us for a low-key evening together as a way to wind down the year and reconnect informally with others.
Date: December 14th, 2018 Friday
Time: 6pm onwards (Happy Hours is on till 7pm!)
Venue: Songbyrd Record Cafe and Music House
Please let us know if you will be able to attend
Dearest Harvard (Alumni) Community in DC!
There is an awesome panel coming up at the United Way of Greater Los Angeles the morning of Thursday, 12/13, from 9am-12pm. Panelists will be discussing how our current political landscape will impact education equity in 2019 at the national, state and local levels. Partnership for Los Angeles Schools. PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS EVENT IS CURRENTLY FULL.
We hope you will attend our breakfast panel discussion on how our current political landscape will impact education equity in 2019 at the national, state and local levels. We will discuss:
What can we do to close achievement and opportunity gaps for California students?
What will the election results mean for California’s K-12 schools and colleges?
What are the disparities we're not addressing within California schools?
What is on the horizon for 2019?
Chief Executive Officer
Partnership for Los Angeles Schools
Dr. Pedro Noguera
Faculty Director, UCLA Center for the Transformation of Schools
UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies, Urban Schooling Division
Dr. Shaun Harper
Provost Professor of Management and Organization
USC Rossier School of Education and the Marshall School of Business
Clifford and Betty Allen Chair in Urban Leadership
Executive Director, USC Race and Equity Center
Dr. Tyrone Howard
Professor of Education
Pritzker Family Endowed Chair in Education to Strengthen Families
Director, Black Male Institute
UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies, Urban Schooling Division
Sonali Kohli (Moderator)
Los Angeles Times
Celebrate the season with show-stopping libations!
Join us for a special wine tasting event with Page Knudsen Cowles, Managing Partner of Oregon’s iconic Knudsen Vineyards
Forty seven years ago, Cal and Julia Lee Knudsen purchased a 200-acre former walnut orchard in the Dundee Hills of Oregon with the vision of creating a world class wines. Today, Page and her three brothers carry on their parent’s legacy as second-generation stewards of the vineyard and winery.
In keeping with the holidays, Page also will pour two Argyle Winery sparkling wines – Knudsen Vineyard Brut and Knudsen Vineyard Julia Lee’s Block Blanc de Blancs.
Location: Seattle University – Casey Commons
Casey Commons is located off of Broadway between Madison Street and E Columbia Street in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle.
Harvard Alumni for Education (Seattle), Carlos Luis Obando, HBS '83 and Page Knudsen Cowles, HBS '83
Please join the Harvard Club of Seattle and Harvard Alumni for Education for a special Town Hall event with former Secretary of Education Arne Duncan (Harvard College ’87). For HC of Seattle and HAEd members, we have reserved limited $5 seating. Get your tickets now for this exciting event!
Join HAEd Detroit in welcoming the newly appointed President of Harvard University, Lawrence S. Bacow, in his home state of Michigan! This is a great opportunity to meet other alumni in the region and to connect with the HAEd Detroit co-chairs, Nicole and Mary, who will both be attending the event.
The event will include drinks, appetizers, and remarks from President Lawrence S. Bacow JD ’76, MPP ’76, PhD ’78.
The Harvard Alumni Association, Harvard Club of Central Michigan, Harvard Club of Detroit, and Harvard-Radcliffe Club of Western Michigan are sponsoring the event.
Find more information and RSVP here:
Contact Mary if you plan to attend to make connecting at the event easier!
Meet University of Chicago Law School Professor and fellow Harvard alum Justin Driver over snacks and drinks, and hear him speak on his new book, The Schoolhouse Gate: Public Education, the Supreme Court, and the Battle for the American Mind.
Reception: 6:15 pm
Lecture: 7:30 pm
And join their new LinkedIn Group!
Come celebrate the launch of two local SIG chapters: First-Generation Harvard Alumni and Harvard Alumni for Education. If you’re a first-generation college graduate, if you work in the field of education, or if you’re just interested in meeting folks from either group, come join us for a celebratory evening of drinks, appetizers, and conversation. All are welcome!
Cost: $5 per person, to help cover the cost of appetizers. Alumni can purchase their own drinks and additional food. In order to provide the restaurant with a proper headcount, registration will close on Monday, September 10, 2018.
Contact: Christine Gentry, firstname.lastname@example.org
About the First-Generation Harvard Alumni
"First Generation" is a group of Harvard alumni who are the first members of their families to attend college and who seek to support current first-generation students. Our mission is to make Harvard a better place for current first-generation students and help them to navigate Harvard successfully. We achieve this goal through mentoring, advocacy and providing networking opportunities. Thanks to the generosity of the Harvard Financial Aid Initiative, first-generation students make up a substantial portion (up to 18%) of today’s undergraduate student body.
About Harvard Alumni for Education
H.A.Ed. provides a forum for alumni from all schools, disciplines, and professions to share field expertise, research, and ideas. H.A.Ed. encourages engagement, cross-sector partnerships, professional exchanges, and mentorship opportunities for members of the Harvard alumni community. H.A.Ed. enables alumni to stay connected to world class scholars engaged in research and teaching at the University, and helps facilitate the transfer of the usable knowledge generated by the Academy into practice. H.A.Ed. empowers Harvard alumni to make a difference by bringing them together in both conversation and action.
Refund Policy: Please note that we are unable to provide refunds on registrations for this event.
Come out for an informal mixer with JETAANY and HAEd New York during the midweek to meet, socialize, and get a fresh new headshot! This event isn't limited to those in the education field. Please feel free to come out and mingle!
On Saturday, June 9th, Harvard Club of Washington, DC will lead a volunteer effort at Living Classroom's annual Kingman Island Folk & Bluegrass Festival. We will be staffing the "Schmoozing with the Stars Main Meadow Tent", aka the VIP tent where the musicians will gather prior to going on stage. As one one of our Volunteers you will receive: Free Festival entry, one free beer ticket, a volunteer t-shirt, and a reusable cup for each volunteer.
Please join us for this event to celebrate Harvard Commencement! Hosted by the HGSE Alumni Office and Harvard Alumni for Education.
"The Future of Your Success: Why Mentorship Matters" with Emmy Award Winning Host Carlos Watson.
Tuesday, May 22 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM
Harvard Graduate School of Education, Gutman Conference Center
This is the inaugural mentorship event where attendees, alumni and graduating students can connect. Alumni, we all know how important mentorship is in the success of others, this is an opportunity to help mentor graduating Harvard students. Harvard students, this is an optimal time to connect to experienced Harvard alumni and receive mentorship that can bring lasting benefits. Please sign up here if interested in being matched with a mentor or if you want to be mentored and RSVP for your free ticket. Space is limited.
This commencement event is for Harvard alumni and graduating students!
6:00 Doors Open with Networking and Reception
6:30 Commencement Event with Keynote Carlos Watson
7:00 Mentorship Connections and post event reception
Join the Harvard Club of Washington DC, Harvard Alumni for Education Shared Interest Group (HAEd) and Living Classrooms, a Baltimore based non-profit that works with returned citizens, in our second joint community service project.
Our project is a clean up effort at Kingman Island, an island in Northeast DC that is managed by Living Classrooms. The second event in our series will take place on Saturday, April 7th, from 10am to 12pm at Kingman Island. Please wear boots and disposable gloves will be provided.
On March 3rd, we succesfully launched #saturdaysocials, an ongoing monthly volunteer opportunity for Harvard Alumni to serve alongside citizens returning to society. Living Classrooms is a non-profit organization committed to strengthening communities and inspiring people to achieve their potential through hands-on education and job training. One such initiative provides ongoing support to aid formerly incarcerated individuals in adjusting and returning to their community. The "re-entry" initiative focuses on providing marketable work skills and experiential learning for these individuals who are struggling to succeed against terrible odds. We were able to successfully make and deliver 526 sandwiches to local Baltimore residents at our first joint event. Now, we are moving outdoors and focusing on environmental clean up. Interested in learning more about this collaborative volunteer opportunity, please contact email@example.com.
Please click the link above to start the registration process for the April 7th event. You will be contacted by the event coordinator with additional instructions to complete your registration.
Parking will be through the vendor entrance on 3047 Benning Road NE Washington DC 20002 - directly across the street from the Langston Driving Range. ***We are not able to use RFK Parking Lots on this date so please make sure to follow directions to the vendor entrance.
Join Harvard alumni from three SIGs for an evening of networking and learning. Alumnae-i Network for Harvard Women (ANHW), Harvard Alumni
Entrepreneurs (HAE), and Harvard Alumni for Education (HAEd) have partnered for our upcoming event in honor of International Women’s Day.
Our panel will highlight four innovative education solutions launched by Harvard alumni. Afterward, let’s mingle and network with alums and students interested in education entrepreneurship.
Are you interested in education? Are you in Mexico City on Tuesday, March 27, 2018? Please join us for an evening get-together in the heart of historic Mexico City at Mercado Independcia from 6:30-8pm in the outdoor roof section (assuming it will be nice weather) – look for the Harvard and HAed Logo on the tables.
At 6:20pm some of us will meet in the lobby of the Hilton Reforma to walk over together. Look again for the Harvard sign.
Dozens and dozens of Harvard’s alumni and current faculty and staff will travel to Mexico City to attend the annual Comparative International Education Society (CIES) Conference. Take the chance to meet up, make new connections, and add another unforgettable experience to your calendar!
The Harvard Alumni for Education (HAEd) Shared Interest Group, together with the Harvard Club Mexico, and the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies (DRCLAS-Mexico) organize this get-together to provide all interested in education with the opportunity to socialize at the wonderful restaurant Las Girasoles a short and easy 10-minute walk from the CIES conference.
Please RSVP to secure your spot. There is no cover charge; food and drinks are for purchase from the restaurant’s menu. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
**Seating is limited. Please RSVP to attend in-person or to participate virtually.**
Harvard Alumni for Education presents Educational Trends and Issues in Korea.
Join us and hear three Harvard alumni present about three different topics related to educational trends and issues in Korea.
Casey Lartigue (APSP/HGSE '91): “Hello Konglish!” North Korean refugees adjusting to South Korea by learning English
Rufina Park (IEP/HGSE '15): “The Future of Creative Learning” grassroots education innovation in action
Euyhun Yi (MPP/HKS '11): “Equal Educational Opportunities in Korea” thinking critically about Korea’s future
Join fellow Harvard alumni and allies passionate about education for a happy hour and book swap. Bring a book you are ready to pass along (it doesn’t have to be education related) and gain a new book to enjoy. Friends welcome!
Note: If you end up forgetting a book/ running late from work, you’re absolutely still welcome for the happy hour! You’ll just hold back from the book swap portion.
GESF is happening in Dubai on March 17-18.
We have a complimentary access code for HGSE alumni so if you are planning to attend, let us know and we will share the details.
We are also planning a Harvard Alumni Meet Up/HGSE Reunion to bring together Harvard alumni engaged in the education sector.
Prof. Reimers will hopefully join us for the Meet Up which will no doubt prove inspiring
We look forward to seeing as many you here as possible.
Please RSVP via google forms HERE if you wish to receive the complimentary conference access code and are interested in the Meet Up/Reunion.
If you have any questions, please email our Administrator Aish at email@example.com
Are you in Washington, DC and are going to Harvard's Global Networking Night (GNN)? Are you are interested in focusing some of your conversation/networking on education? Join fellow members of the Harvard Education Shared Interest Group (HAEd SIG) right after GNN from 8-9pm.
Join Room to Read - Boston Chapter, Harvard Alumni for Education, and the Harvard Graduate School of Education's Office of Student Affairs for a screening of "He Named Me Malala" about one girl's fight for education. The film will be followed by a discussion. Light snacks will be provided.
Join sf.citi, FWD.us, the ACLU of Northern California, Harvard Alumni for Education, and industry leaders for a night of cocktails and conversation on the current status of immigration reform in DC and how these changes are affecting the tech industry and Bay Area immigrants.
Join the Harvard Alumni for Education Shared Interest Group to *virtually* participate in an Askwith Forum. We will view the Askwith Forum in the board room of CommonLit, an organization founded by Michelle Brown, a ‘14 HGSE graduate, while she was a student in the EPM program. CommonLit delivers high-quality, free instructional materials to support literacy development for students in grades 5-12, and was awarded a $3.9 million grant from the Department of Education last year.
All Harvard Alumni are welcome, but space is limited to 10 people and an RSVP is required.
The DC Chapter of the Harvard Alumni for Education Shared Interest Group would like to invite you to a panel on Restorative Justice. The panel will discuss how Restorative Justice is practiced in schools as an alternative to suspensions and how it is being used to transform school climates and decrease drop out rates.
Come listen to stakeholders making Restorative Justice a reality in schools discuss their experiences and have the opportunity to ask questions of the panelists as well.
Join HGSE Alumni and Harvard Alumni for Education (HAED) members for an evening of connecting and conversations. Austin X. Volz, Vice-chair of the HGSE Alumni Council, will be present to share updates from the school, and discuss ideas for international alumni engagement.
Celebrate the arts and National Arts in Education Week! Join this meetup with the Harvard Alumni for Education Shared Interest Group (HAEd) and arts program staff at the Harvard Ed Portal, a collaborative partnership involving Harvard, the Allston-Brighton community, and the City of Boston. Visit this new space where the community and the university meet and learn about the Ed Portal's work in education across the arts, public school partnerships, digital literacy, wellness, workforce development, mentoring, and more. Meet other members of the Harvard community eager to connect and reflect on the transformative power of arts education.
Are you aiming to leverage your experience to increase your impact or to make a transition in the education sector? Join this panel & networking event sponsored by the Harvard Alumni for Education Shared Interest Group (HAEd SIG), the HGSE Alumni Relations Office, and the HGSE Career Services Office for a rich discussion of careers in education and networking with Harvard Alumni. The conversation will be especially geared toward those with 10+ years of experience. Make sure you sign up for a free HAEd Membership, so you can join the growing network of 1,400 Harvard Alumni who find value in membership of this SIG.
Harvard Alumni for Education’s (H.A.Ed.) newest chapter has launched in Greater China. To celebrate our launch, we will have our first event in Beijing with Harvard alum, Peking University Professor Wei Ha. Professor Ha will share his experiences on the topic "Towards Equity in Education in China.” This will also be a wonderful opportunity for us to know each other.
The Harvard Alumni Association (HAA) and Harvard Club of Washington, DC invite you to join fellow local alumni for our next Global Networking Night (GNN) on Monday, June 12, 2017. GNN is a great opportunity to explore and expand your Harvard Network; the last event drew more than 5,500 alumni in over 90 cities! HAEd will have a table with information about our SIG, and we look forward to meeting you!
The Harvard Alumni Association (HAA) and Harvard Club of Washington, DC invite you to join fellow local alumni for our next Global Networking Night (GNN) on Monday, June 12, 2017. GNN is a great opportunity to explore and expand your Harvard Network; the last event drew more than 5,500 alumni in over 90 cities!
Are you imagining how you will impact the education space? Are you interested in education and want to stay connected, even though your career may be in another sector? Join this commencement panel & networking event sponsored by the Harvard Alumni for Education Shared Interest Group (HAEd SIG) for a rich discussion of critical topics in education and networking with likeminded alumni across Harvard. Make sure you sign up for a free HAEd Membership, so you can join the growing network of 1,300 Harvard Alumni who find value in membership of this SIG. You can sign up here.
We will be hosting a Tenderloin Walking Tour and visit to CodeTenderloin with Del Seymour, famously known as "The Mayor of the Tenderloin." Mr. Seymoud runs a nonprofit called Code Tenderloin, which helps the formerly incarcerated, homeless and similarly marginalized residents of the community develop job readiness skills and find work.