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Event Calendar

Fri, Jul 30, 2021

Collaborative Processes LinkedIn Learning Coffee and Conversation

The Learning & Development Team invites you to Tool UP with Ana Devlin Gauthier.

The LinkedIn Learning Coffee and Conversation is an opportunity to talk through the Building Collaborative Processes for Creativity and Growth content so far and the connections with our daily work. Bring your coffee, tea or water, and be prepared to learn and discuss in community.

Tue, Aug 10, 2021

Racism & Antiracism 3.0: Committing to Antiracism

**REGISTRATION REQUIRED**

Recent events and historical precedents in the U.S. bring our attention to racism in ways that motivate us to take action. As faculty and staff working at Amherst College, it is important both to understand and be prepared to do something about racism.

The goal of this advanced workshop is to consider antiracist approaches to put into practice with our work. Participants will focus on learning how to be antiracist rather than “not racist” as a personal and professional commitment towards eradicating racism and building a campus community that values diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Upon participating in this workshop, participants will:

Know some of the approaches and techniques of antiracism

Create and execute individual plans committed to antiracism at the College

Join others who are personally and professionally committed to antiracism

Note: Participants are required to have attended Racism & Antiracism 2.0: Racism & Antiracism at Amherst to attend this workshop.

Registration Required

Wed, Aug 11, 2021

Ensuring a Successful Return to Work & School

The L&D Team invites you to a live webinar presented by Care.com.

This year, the return to work and school is going to look — and feel — different than in year's past. Both parents and kids are going to be stressed and anxious about how to approach this "new normal". Avni Patel Thompson, the founder and CEO of Milo, is going to share a frame work about how to think about this new reality, planning tips, and how to divide household duties so the mental load feels equitable and manageable.

About the guest:
Avni Patel Thompson is the founder and CEO of Milo (joinmilo.com) — the world's first app to tackle the invisible load of running and raising a family. She is a third-time founder, building technology solutions that make everyday parenting lighter and more connected. Previously she was the founder of YC-backed Poppy. Prior to taking the entrepreneurial plunge, she spent over a decade building consumer businesses at P&G, adidas, and Starbucks. She has an MBA (HBS '08) and a BSc Chemistry from the University of British Columbia. She lives in Vancouver with her husband and two daughters.

Tue, Sep 14, 2021

SURF Presentations and Student Summer Research Presentations

Interested in learning more about what is happening in the department of Physics & Astronomy? Meet department faculty, staff and majors as our Summer Science Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) and Student Summer Research Program present their work.