In honor of Black History Month, the MBA for Executives and SOM Community & Inclusion are hosting a virtual panel discussion with SOM alumni Lofton Holder ‘90, Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Pine Street Alternative Asset Management and Jamila Abston ‘17, Partner at Ernst & Young LLP.

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. I’m Made In America will feature Theresa Tha SONGBIRD and special guest Tiffany Stewart (New Haven Native) “Jewels From a Black Diamond”.

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.

Dr. Black is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Section of General Internal Medicine at Yale School of Medicine, where she serves as the Associate Program Director for Diversity and Inclusion in the Yale Primary Care Internal Medicine Residency Program.

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.

Dr. Onuma is an Assistant Professor and Associate Director of the Preventive Cardiovascular Health Program, which is a nationally recognized authority on global health and cardiovascular disease prevention. An alumna of the Yale School of Medicine, Dr. Onuma returned to Yale in 2019 as an Assistant Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine.

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. Royster ’72 for a celebration of 50 years of coeducation at Yale College, members of the “first women at Yale” lunch and learn.

Join the Yale African American Affinity Group and Shari Caldwell for an African dance workshop. This dance class, also known as Contemporary African, infuses traditional African Dance with contemporary movement. An enjoyable rhythmic experience for lovers of the Motherland. The many cultures of Africa’s diaspora are well represented in this class. The music will capture and propel the soul of the novice as it does the seasoned artist. All are welcome!

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.

Dianne Davis, RN, MSN is the Education and Outreach Coordinator for the Yale Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center. She is a volunteer for the Alzheimer’s Association, and for many years worked with individuals with dementia and their families as a geriatric case manager at the Adler Geriatric Assessment Center.

Join the Yale African American Affinity Group and Scheri Walker for virtual Black history month line dancing instruction. Scheri will provide beginner friendly line dances, so that participation is fun, and isn’t overly challenging. All are welcome to attend this family friendly event.

Being resilient is a set of learnable skills. It’s not something that we either have or do not have as human beings. A major part of what helps us to be more resilient are some of our best qualities already within us - particularly our strengths of gratitude, kindness, and hope.

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.

Please join the Yale African American Affinity Group and Best Practices for a virtual session that will take a deeper dive into the Clerical & Technical Training and Development website and career planning self-assessment tools, learning resources, and forms for creating your learning and development plan.

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