Yale Postdoctoral Trainees

Developers Lunch-and-Learn: Accessibility

The topic for this session is Accessibility Design, Annotation, and Tools. Accessibility should be considered early in a project during the design phase. Learn about the concept ‘Shift Left’ and how to incorporate accessibility checks into your designs. Topics covered include accessible color choices, keyboard, and user interaction annotation, and an introduction to the wide variety of evaluation tools available.

VIRTUAL: Beyond the Ballot: Local Matters

Join us for the second event in our “Beyond the Ballot” intercultural civic engagement series, co-hosted and co-sponsored by the Afro-American Cultural Center, Asian American Cultural Center, La Casa Cultural, Native American Cultural Center, and the Community Initiative. This Thursday’s event will highlight the importance of local politics, voter registration and civic engagement with a panel discussion followed by a live Q&A. While this election day has important national implications, we must also recognize and understand the impact local officials have on our daily lives.

Virtual Fall Visit Day for Prospective Grad Students

Save the date for Jackson’s Virtual Fall Visit Day. Prospective graduate students are invited to join us online to learn more about Jackson’s MA and MAS programs in Global Affairs, view a class, and chat with current Jackson students and faculty members.
The day includes a live Zoom welcome with admissions staff, a virtual campus tour, a live virtual chat with students, and the opportunity to view a Global Affairs class.
Registered attendees will receive a follow-up email with more information closer to the date of their visit.
Registration is limited!

Virtual: YAAA, WWN, & YLNG Book Club Discussion - Daughters of the Stone

Join the Yale African American Affinity Group, Working Women’s Network, and Yale Latino Networking Group for a book club discussion on Daughters of the Stone by Dahlma Llanos-Figueroa. Daughters of the Stone is a lyrical powerful novel about a family of Afro-Puerto Rican women spanning five generations, detailing their physical and spiritual journey from the Old World to the New.

Virtual: YAAA Book Club Discussion - The Memo: What Women of Color Need to Know to Secure a Seat at the Table

Join YAAA for a book club discussion of The Memo: What Women of Color Need to Know to Secure a Seat at the Table by Minda Harts. From microaggressions to the wage gap, The Memo empowers women of color with actionable advice on challenges and offers a clear path to success.

Most business books provide a one-size-fits-all approach to career advice that overlooks the unique barriers that women of color face. In The Memo, Minda Harts offers a much-needed career guide tailored specifically for women of color.

Virtual: WWN Book Club Discussion: A Spark of Light by Jodi Picoult

Join us for the next meeting of the WWN Book Club. We will be reading A Spark of Light by Jodi Picoult. We hope you will join us for a great discussion. New members are always welcome!

Book Description:

The warm fall day starts like any other at the Center—a women’s reproductive health services clinic—its staff offering care to anyone who passes through its doors. Then, in late morning, a desperate and distraught gunman bursts in and opens fire, taking all inside hostage.

Virtual: WWN Bright Horizons Presentation - Child and Elder Care Options

Join Bright Horizons for a discussion of the current offerings from Yale, which includes subsidized back-up care for Yale faculty, staff, post-docs, and students, and Crisis Care Assist (using a caregiver from your own network). Be sure to register based on your Yale affiliation: Faculty, managerial & professional staff, post-doctoral associates & fellows, clerical & technical, and service & maintenance staff.

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