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Negotiation and Influence: Session 1

No matter how excellent your ideas, most significant achievements require the ability to communicate with and influence others. This workshop examines the theory, research, and practice of negotiation across a variety of settings. It provides multiple opportunities for students to develop negotiation skills through role-plays, exercises, and useful analytical frameworks.

Application deadline is 11:55 PM; Sunday, May 8, 2016.

Open to all current Stanford graduate students, space is limited.

Negotiation and Influence Deadline

No matter how excellent your ideas, most significant achievements require the ability to communicate with and influence others. This workshop examines the theory, research, and practice of negotiation across a variety of settings. It provides multiple opportunities for students to develop negotiation skills through role-plays, exercises, and useful analytical frameworks.

Application deadline is 11:55 PM; Sunday, May 8, 2016.

Academic Chats: Work - Life Integration - Tips on Finding the Balance that Works for You

Everyone is talking about work-life balance but what does it really mean, and what are some specific approaches you can apply right now and in the future that will make a real difference to your personal and professional enjoyment? Two professional guests who have thought a great deal about this topic will join us for a lively discussion.
 

Guest Speaker:

TDB

Academic Chats: How to Find Good Mentors When Starting Out as a Postdoc or Beginning Professor

We all need mentors in our professional life.  Some of them will be in our direct report lines, but others can come from other areas of our academic environment. How to identify them and form mutually productive relationships will be the topic of this chat with two professional guests that have served as both mentor and mentee in their academic careers.
 

Guest Speaker:

TDB

Diversity Works- Implicit Bias: What is it and do I have it?

Join our Diversity Works discussion "Implicit Bias: What is it and do I have it?" with Joseph Brown. 

Unconscious biases can affect our judgments and behaviors toward some social groups. Through an implicit bias activity, we will discover the attitudes that we have all learned by virtue of living in our society and find out what we can do about them.

Bring your laptop to participate in the activity during the workshop.

Just Mercy: Race and the Criminal Justice System

Bryan Stevenson, acclaimed public interest lawyer and founder and executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative, will deliver the 2016 Anne and Loren Kieve Distinguished Speaker Lecture at a joint event sponsored by the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity (CCSRE) and OpenXChange on Wednesday, Jan. 13, in Cemex Auditorium. The Anne and Loren Kieve Distinguished Speaker Fund annually brings leading scholars, public intellectuals, and artists to address the Stanford community on vital issues relating to race and ethnicity.
 

More Than a Few Good Men: American Manhood and Violence Against Women

Join the Clayman Institute for a presentation by the world-renowned gender issues and sexual assault expert Dr. Jackson Katz. The talk will tackle the difficulty of encouraging men to attend programs on sex and gender issues, as well as moving past defensiveness on the subject of gender violence. One aspect that will be focused on is educating men about these issues while avoiding placing the blame on them for centuries of sexism and oppression.

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