Jess Weiner talks gender equity, Harvard summit

Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 16:00 in Psychology & Sociology

On April 2, Harvard will host “Harvard Hears You: The 2019 Summit for Gender Equity,” a daylong event sponsored by the Title IX Office and the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs. Over the course of the daytime portion of the summit, which will take place at the Smith Campus Center, high-profile guests, faculty, staff, and students will present in a variety of formats, including TED-style talks, on-stage interviews, and panel presentations. The program will culminate with an evening panel at Memorial Church during which actress Laverne Cox, fashion designer Christian Siriano, blogger Nicolette Mason, and cultural expert Jess Weiner will discuss gender equity in the realms of pop culture, advertising, and consumerism. “Harvard Hears You” also marks the opening of the 2019 Harvard Student Survey on Sexual Assault & Misconduct, a critical tool the University will use to help guide policies to encourage a healthy, safe, and nondiscriminatory environment on campus. The...

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