Student Event

  • 2020 Sep 03

    WAPPP Open House

    12:00pm to 1:15pm


    Hosted Online

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    Please join us to learn about the Women and Public Policy Program and our work that creates and disseminates evidence-based strategies to advance women and promote gender equity. We will discuss our initiatives, fellowship stipends, and other student opportunities. 

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  • 2019 Apr 02

    Pizza and Movie Event: Screening of "hillbilly"

    4:00pm to 6:00pm


    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


    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


    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


    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



    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.