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May 13, 2021
3:00-4:15 p.m.
Virtual Event
Attendance Policy
Open to students, Open to alumni, Registration required
Real time captioning available
Harvard Alumni Association | haa_alumnieducation@harvard.edu | 617-495-1920
This Is a Past Event

Join us as we explore the connective history and unique vulnerabilities of women of color living at the intersection of racism and sexism. Our speaker will offer expertise, scholarship, and experience to provide a more accurate lens for viewing women of color as particularly exposed to sexual harassment and violence. The event will conclude with questions-and-answers between the panelists and audience.

Speakers include:
Linda Chavers PhD '13 (moderator), Assistant Dean, Harvard College; Lecturer on African and African American Studies, FAS
Miliann Kang AB '87, Associate Professor and Director of Diversity Advancement, College of Humanities and Fine Arts, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Marilyn Poitras LLM '95, Director, Indigenous Law Centre
Monica Ramirez MPA '15, Founder & President, Justice for Migrant Women

This program is part of the Unity Webinar series, featuring prominent faculty, alumni, and other members of the Harvard community whose work across disciplines centers on addressing systemic racism and advancing social justice. To learn more about this series, please visit the Unity Webinar website.

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Harvard University Alumni Affairs & Development (AA&D) programs and volunteer opportunities respect the rights, differences, and dignity of others. Those taking part in AA&D activities are expected to demonstrate honesty, integrity, and civility in those activities, and are accountable for their conduct there with University alumni, students, parents, volunteers, employees, and invitees.

Harvard University Alumni Affairs & Development reserves the right to suspend services to and exclude from participation in AA&D programs any person whose inappropriate behavior adversely affects the safety, well-being, and inclusion of community members.

Harvard Resources
We acknowledge that engaging in content related to these topics can be difficult. Please know that there are resources available to support you and/or those in the Harvard alumni community who may be struggling with an incident of sexual harassment or other sexual misconduct. We invite you to visit or share the resources linked below to learn more.