Date
June 4, 2024
Time
12:00-1:00 p.m. EDT
Location
Harvard University Campus, Cambridge, MA, 02138, United States
Attendance Policy
Open to public, Registration required
Contact
Harvard W3D | harvardw3d@gmail.com
Add to Calendar 06-04-2024 12:00:00 06-04-2024 13:00:00 America/New_York Women Leadership Workshop: Board Governance with Professor Debora Spar

Join Harvard Women in Defense, Diplomacy, and Development at W3D’s Women Leadership Workshop for a transformative session on Board Governance with Dr. Debora Spar to elevate your leadership skills, foster meaningful connections, and embrace your full potential!



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Join Harvard Women in Defense, Diplomacy, and Development at W3D’s Women Leadership Workshop for a transformative session on Board Governance with Dr. Debora Spar to elevate your leadership skills, foster meaningful connections, and embrace your full potential! Please note, the exact address will be sent after registration.

About Dr. Spar:
Dr. Debora Spar is the Jaime and Josefina Chua Tiampo Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School and Senior Associate Dean for Business and Global Society. Her current research focuses on issues of gender and technology, and the interplay between technological change and broader social structures. Spar tackles some of these issues in her latest book, Work Mate Marry Love: How Machines Shape Our Human Destiny.

Spar served as the President of Barnard College from 2008 to 2017, and as President and CEO of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts from 2017 to 2018. During her tenure at Barnard, Spar led initiatives to highlight women’s leadership and advancement, including the creation of the Athena Center for Leadership Studies and the development of Barnard’s Global Symposium series.

Before joining Barnard, Spar spent 17 years on the HBS faculty as the Spangler Family Professor as well as Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Research and Development. A prolific writer, Spar’s books include Ruling the Waves: Cycles of Discovery, Chaos, and Wealth from the Compass to the Internet (2001), The Baby Business (2006), and Wonder Women: Sex, Power, and the Quest for Perfection (2013).

Spar is a member of the Academy of Arts and Sciences and serves as a director of Value Retail LLC and Thermo Fisher Scientific, as well as a trustee of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Bentley University. She has also served on the boards of Goldman Sachs and the Wallace and Markle Foundations. Spar earned her Ph.D. in Government from Harvard University and her B.S. from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service.