December 5, 2019 – The Harvard Club of Boston, in partnership with the Harvard Alumni Association (HAA), is hosting the Annual Saturday of Symposia on December 7, 2019. This signature event is open to Club members and guests as well as Harvard alumni and guests.
First offered 39 years ago, the Saturday of Symposia features Harvard faculty members conducting research across the University in fields ranging from social and natural sciences to the humanities.
The event will be broken into two sessions, and attendees can choose between two presenters for each session. The event also includes a luncheon with a keynote speaker:
Laura Alfaro, Ph.D, the Warren Alpert Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School, How Information Affects Trade Policy
Robb Moss RAE ’17, the Chair, Department of Art, Film, and Visual Studies, Harvard College, Documentary Rising
Lindsay Jaacks, Ph.D, Assistant Professor of Global Health, Harvard’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Meat and Pesticides: Double-duty Actions for Human and Environmental Health Promotion
Roberto G. Gonzales, Ph.D, Professor of Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education; Director, Immigration Initiative at Harvard, Harvard University, presenting Lives Still in Limbo: UnDACAmented and Navigating Uncertain Futures
Keynote speaker Frank J. Doyle, RAE ’14, RF ’17, Dean, Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, presenting Engineering the Future: A Conversation with Dean Doyle
A portion of the proceeds for this event will benefit the Harvard Club of Boston Scholarship Foundation, whose mission includes supporting deserving Boston area students.
About the Harvard Club of Boston
The Harvard Club of Boston is a private club established in 1908 to encourage the social, intellectual and athletic interests of our members, to promote the welfare of Harvard University, to assist students with financial aid, and to foster the Harvard Spirit in all Harvard men and women. The organization maintains two clubhouses: one in the Back Bay neighborhood in Boston, and one in the Financial District. Members of the Club have access to exclusive events, dining opportunities, and athletic facilities in the two locations. With approximately 5,000 members, the Harvard Club is one of the City’s premier private clubs and has been named a Platinum Club of America and a Platinum Club of the World.