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ANHW Resources for Chapters and DSGs

Events for Chapters and DSGs to Sponsor


Talks by speakers on topics relevant to women’s issues, with reception to allow networking

Viewing of a webinar (see below) and discussion afterwards

Potluck Suppers and Summer Picnics

 Small dinners at local restaurants

Invite 10-12 members to dinner at a local restaurant, for both networking and discussion of relevant topics


Social hours

Find a local bar or restaurant that can dedicate private space to a happy hour - the group can provide light refreshments, with a pay-your-own bar for drinks.

Volunteer events

Choose a local group such as a homeless shelter for women, where you prepare and serve dinner; or an organization such as L’Arche for people with intellectual disabilities, where you sponsor a Halloween party, for example

hold a clothing drive for women who need business clothes to find jobs.

Webinars and Videos of Interest

ANHW Panel: Beyond Balance: Women’s Challenges and Choices in the 21st Century

ANHW Panel: The Entrepreneurial Woman

What Works: Gender Equality by Design - An Evening with Professor Iris Bohnet

Acing Your Interview with Matthew Temple AB ’86

Getting onto Boards: Recruiting and Preparing Women for the Boardroom

Preparing for Success: Strategic Career Negotiations for Women

Returning to Work After a Career Break with Carol Fishman Cohen MBA ’85

All past HAA webinars 

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Studies

Harvard Alumni Association Events

Written Materials

Women, Politics and MA Panel, November 2018 in the Harvard Crimson on November 15, 2018

ANHW Newsletter – September 2018

"The Ice Queen Cometh: Women Must Rise UP to End Gender Discrimination" in the Harvard Crimson on April 17, 2018 is by P.K. Newby, an Adjunct Associate Professor of Nutrition at the the School of Public Health and Instructor in the Sustainability Program at the Extension School and a member of ANHW. 

Article in the Chronicle of Higher Education by Jessica Pesce, Boston Chapter President - May 2017

An article in the Harvard Gazette, 8 November 2016, reports on President Faust's remarks at the opening reception of the FIRST Harvard Women's Weekend.

HAA Interview with ANHW President and Secretary - April, 2016

(NY) Alumnae-I Network For Harvard Women: Closing The Gender Gap In Technology - April 2016

At our ANHW March 2016 event, Professor Iris Bohnet gave a presentation based on her book What Works: Gender Equality by DesignThis important work is a "must read", especially if you feel equality for women in your workplace needs a nudge. In her talk, she highlights the steps to take for addressing this issue. 

ANHW article, Harvard Magazine, March - April, 2015