March 2, 2021
|10 Warning Signs of Dementia and 10 Ways to Love Your Brain||12:00pm to 1:00pm||
Join the Yale African American Affinity Group, Yale Latino Networking Group, and Dianne Davis for a presentation that will review signs and symptoms which may indicate the early stage of dementia, as well as lifestyle changes which promote brain health.
March 3, 2021
|Virtual - Yale Parents Network 101||12:00pm to 12:30pm||
Join this live information session that will explore the many features that make up of the Yale Parent Network.
March 5, 2021
|Women in Medicine at Yale Lunch & Learn||12:00pm to 1:00pm||
Join the Yale African American Affinity Group for a lunch and learn that will showcase women in medicine at Yale. Aba Black, MD, will discuss her action plans, advocacy, professional growth, education, and inspiration for helping the community.
March 8, 2021
|Mental Acrobatics: Self-Care for Black Women||12:00pm to 1:30pm||
Delve into the stereotypes that black women in American have faced both past and present and how they shape our perceptions of each other and ourselves. Led by Jameela Jackson and Mackenzi Davis, learn the burdens placed on black women and what we can do to change it.
|Mondays at Beinecke: Richard Wright and Ghana with Kodwo Eshun||4:00pm to 4:30pm||
Kodwo Eshun is a writer, theorist, and filmmaker. His research interests include contemporary art and critical theory with particular reference to postwar liberation movements, modern and contemporary musicality, cybernetic theory, the cinematic soundtrack and archaeologies of futurity.
March 9, 2021
|A Celebration of 50 Years of Coeducation at Yale College||12:00pm to 1:00pm||
Join the Yale African American Affinity Group, Working Women’s Network, The New Haven Club, Inc. of the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs, Inc., and Constance L.
March 10, 2021
|Richard J. Powell: "Hurston's Law, or a Philosophy of Decor," 2021 James Weldon Johnson Memorial Lecture||4:00pm to 5:00pm||
The James Weldon Johnson Memorial Lecture is co-sponsored by the Beinecke Library and the Department of African American Studies at Yale.
March 11, 2021
|Virtual: Yale Parent Network 101||12:00pm to 12:30pm||
Join this live information session that will explore the many features that make up the Yale Parent Network.
|YAAA International Women’s Month Virtual Yoga/Meditation||6:00pm to 6:45pm||
Join the Yale African American Affinity Group for beginner yoga and meditation. Learn essential stretches to relieve your muscles of tension and relax with Taylor Sykes.
March 12, 2021
|VIRTUAL: Yale Needs Women Virtual Event||12:00pm to 1:00pm||
Yale Needs Women: How the First Group of Girls Rewrote the Rules of an Ivy League Giant is the true story of the challenges and triumphs of the first class of women at Yale College.
March 17, 2021
|YAAA Financial Literacy What You Need To Know||12:00pm to 1:00pm||
Join the Yale African American Affinity Group, National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. New Haven Metropolitan Chapter, and New Haven Club, Inc. of the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs, Inc., for an overview of financial literacy.
|Careers at Yale: Finance||1:30pm to 2:30pm||
Please join Staffing and Career Development, Future Leaders of Yale, Yale African American Affinity Group, and Yale Latino Networking Group for a career at Yale finance track conversation with panelists that perform, direct, or hire for jobs related to finance at Yale.
March 18, 2021
|I’m Made In America||5:00pm to 6:00pm||
Join the Yale African American Affinity Group, Asian Network at Yale, DiversAbility at Yale, Yale Latino Networking Group, and Yale Veterans Network for an International Women’s Month event of soulful vibes that will build communities through songs, spoken word, and poetry readings.
|Indie Lens Pop-Up Online Screening: Coded Bias||7:00pm to 9:00pm||
Join us online for a free Indie Lens Pop-Up screening of the documentary CODED BIAS, followed by a discussion with filmmaker Shalini Kantayya and computer scientist Joy Buolamwini of the MIT Media Lab.
March 19, 2021
|Best Practices for Securing Zoom Meetings and Events||12:00pm to 1:00pm||
Zoom is a video conferencing and virtual meeting software that can help you facilitate both meeting and events. Come and learn about the best practices and functionality embedded in the Zoom tool and ways in which to secure your meetings, events, trainings, etc.
March 22, 2021
|Mondays at Beinecke: Troubled Island & Haiti in the American Theatrical Imagination of Its Time with Caroline Pryor||4:00pm to 4:30pm||
Caroline Pryor is a senior in Yale College, majoring in history with a focus on race and empire in the Atlantic and Caribbean.
March 23, 2021
|YAAA Career Mobility Planning||12:00pm to 1:00pm||
As the business needs of our work environment change, it’s important to routinely assess and develop both the soft skills and the business and system skills to meet evolving department needs.
March 25, 2021
|Virtual: YAAA Steering Committee Meeting||12:00pm to 1:00pm||
Please join in our monthly YAAA Steering Committee Meetings. These meetings are an opportunity to hear about what has been happening with YAAA and what is in the works. We welcome all those who are interested in getting involved and sharing their ideas.
|Mr. SOUL! (Watch Party & Discussion)||6:00pm to 8:30pm||
Before Oprah, before Arsenio, there was Mr. SOUL! Join the Afro-American Cultural Center and YSC for a screening of the award-winning documentary followed by a discussion with writer/director and former New Haven resident Melissa Haizlip and Yale Professors Thomas Allen Harris and Daphne A.
March 26, 2021
|Live Healthy Stay Young at Heart||5:00pm to 6:00pm||
Join the Yale African American Affinity Group and Working Women’s Network for an event with Oyere Onuma, MD. Dr. Onuma will give you the answers you need in order to protect your heart both now and in the future.
March 29, 2021
|Virtual: YAAA Book Club Discussion – Vanguard: How Black Women Broke Barriers, Won the Vote, and Insisted on Equality for All||1:00pm to 2:00pm||
Join YAAA for a book club discussion of Vanguard: How Black Women Broke Barriers, Won the Vote, and Insisted on Equality for All by Martha S. Jones. Register by Friday, March 5th for your chance to win a free copy of the book!
|Mondays at Beinecke: Sketches of the Amistad Captives & Contemporary Commemoration||4:00pm to 4:30pm||
The Beinecke Library stewards a set of 22 pencil drawings of the Amistad captives as they awaited trial in New Haven, 1839-40. The sketches were done by William H. Townsend, a New Havener who was about 18 years old when he made the drawings.
March 30, 2021
|Teachable Moments: Learning From Parents of Children with a Disability||12:00pm to 1:00pm||
Join DiversAbility at Yale, Working Women’s Network, Yale African American Affinity Group, and WorkLife for a panel event that will feature university staff sharing their experiences of parenting a child with a disability.