Student Event

  • 2019 Apr 02

    Pizza and Movie Event: Screening of "hillbilly"

    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Cason Conference Room, Taubman

    In "hillbilly," directors Ashley York (Tig) and Sally Rubin ("Deep Down") show the evolution of the uneducated, promiscuous American "hillbilly" stereotype in movies and television, linking it with corporate exploitation of Appalachia’s natural resources. The film features Appalshop's Appalachian Media Institute where young adults find community and refuge and The Affrilachian Poets, a grassroots group of poets of color living in the Appalachian region. Funded by the National...

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  • 2019 Mar 08

    JFK Jr. Forum Café Conversation on Feminism, Equity & the Future

    4:00pm to 5:15pm

    Location: 

    John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum, Littauer Building
    This interactive Forum will actively engage attendees in conversation with student leaders at Harvard and IOP Fellows, including Cathy Russell, U.S. Ambassador for Global Women’s Issues (2013-2017), on a forward look at the impact and intersectionality of the modern feminist movement. Victoria Budson, Executive Director of the Women and Public Policy Program, Harvard Kennedy School, will moderate the discussion.
  • 2019 Feb 28

    Women's Empowerment in International Development

    11:45am to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Perkins Hall, Rubenstein 429

    The IDEV PIC invites you for a conversation on empowering women in international development with Wade Channel, gender equality expert at USAID. We will debate the most pressing challenges facing women and girls globally, discuss the role of bilateral aid agencies in promoting gender equality, and explore how different frames of gender equality shape this work - should women’s empowerment be centered around women’s rights, or is it primarily “smart economics”?

    This event is co-sponsored by the Center for International Development and the Women and Public Policy Program at...

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  • 2019 Feb 20

    Unpacking White Feminism

    11:40am to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Room 434 AB, Wexner Building, Harvard Kennedy School

    Explore the history of feminism through the lens of race with Rachel Cargle. Uncover layers of unlearned details, revealing the problematic effects that white centered activism has had on the past and present state of the feminist movement. She leaves her audience with new knowledge, meaningful tools, and powerful action items toward a more intentional and inclusive feminism.

    This event is co-sponsored by the Gender Policy Union, Black Student Union, Degree Programs and  Student Affais (DPSA) and Women and Public Policy Program (WAPPP) at Harvard Kennedy School...

  • 2018 Oct 15

    Women Running for Office 101

    6:30pm

    Location: 

    WAPPP Cason Seminar Room, Taubman 102

    Join us for a training session with IOP Fellow Amy Dacey. The session is co-sponsored by the following student groups at HKS: Women in Power PIC, Electoral Politics PIC, and City & Local PIC.

    This event is co-sponsored by the Institute of Politics and the Women and Public Policy Program at Harvard Kennedy School.

  • 2018 Sep 17

    Introductory Meeting for Gender-Focused HKS Student Groups

    5:00pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

    WAPPP Cason Seminar Room, Taubman 102
    Join the Women in Power Professional Interest Council, the Gender Policy Union, and the Women in Defense, Diplomacy, & Development Network for a joint introductory meeting. In the first meeting, you will have the opportunity to learn about the groups, meet new and returning members, and discuss activities for the upcoming academic year. 
  • 2018 Mar 08

    International Women’s Day Community Breakfast

    8:30am to 10:00am

    Location: 

    Allison Dining Room

    Join the Women and Public Policy Program for a community celebration of International Women's Day.

    International Women's Day 2018 campaign theme:
    #PressforProgress

    With the World Economic Forum's 2017 Global Gender Gap Report findings telling us that gender parity is over 200 years away - there has never been a more important time to keep motivated and...

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