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  • Upcoming events

    Harvardwood Heads To... Albany, NY Screening of Multi-Awardwinning "Is Anybody Listening?"

    Tuesday, April 04, 2017 at 07:00 PM

    Screening will be followed by discussion kicked off by two veterans but open to all. Co-sponsored by Heroes at Home; the Capitol District Women Veterans Program, Inc.; and the Albany Chapter of Veterans for Peace!

    Harvardwood Meet-up at the Black List DC Happy Hour

    Wednesday, April 05, 2017 at 04:00 PM
    1831 Bar & Lounge in Washington, DC

    The Black List is creating social hubs for writers around the world where they can meet other screenwriters and discuss the craft and the reality of the screenwriter's life. So join your fellow writers at the DC happy hour! Come to enjoy the drinks and the company. You never know who you might meet!

    This event is free and open to the public (cash bar). RSVP at the link below.

    See the cover story on Black List founder Franklin Leonard AB ’00 in the July-August 2016 Harvard Magazine—and Harvardwood's profile from a few years ago!

    Harvardwood Heads To... HBSASC Book Signing with Jeetendr Sehdev MBA '04

    Wednesday, April 05, 2017 at 06:00 PM · $25.00 USD
    The District at Hana An in Los Angeles, CA

    Join the HBSASC as we welcome Jeetendr Sehdev MBA '04, who reveals how social media stars attract such obsessive attention–even more than the Hollywood A-list. And what they can teach us about making our own ideas, products, and services break through.

    Jeetendr Sehdev is the world's leading celebrity expert. A trailblazer in pop culture insights, he has become one of the most prominent figures in celebrity news and a sought-after advisor to top international companies. Jeetendr's research on the power of YouTube stars continues to make global headlines and has gained him influencer status and over a million subscribers on social media. He is a familiar face on shows like Access Hollywood, The Insider and CNN Tonight and he regularly writes opinion pieces for publications like The Guardian and Forbes. A graduate of Oxford University and Harvard Business School, Jeetendr works with the United Nations helping to raise awareness and promote efforts to combat modern-day slavery. He is British national who now lives in sunny Los Angeles where he teaches at the University of Southern California.


    How do social media stars attract such obsessive attention--even more than the Hollywood A-list? And what can they teach us about making our own ideas, products and services break through? The world’s leading authority on celebrity branding, Jeetendr Sehdev, whom Variety calls "the best in the business," tackles these questions head on.

    Sehdev shows why successful images today–the most famous being Kim Kardashian–are not photoshopped to perfection, but flawed, vulnerable, and in-your-face. This total transparency generates a level of authenticity and intimacy with audiences that traditional marketing tactics just can’t touch.

    The KIM KARDASHIAN PRINCIPLE reveals the people, products and brands that do it best–from YouTube sensations like Jenna Marbles to billionaire tech mogul Elon Musk–and proves why the old strategies aren't working. After all, in a world where a big booty can break the internet, and the President-Elect is a reality TV star, self-obsession is a must-have. No posturing, no apologies, and no shying away from the spotlight.

    THE KIM KARDASHIAN PRINCIPLE is a fresh, provocative guide to understanding why only the boldest and baddest ideas will survive–and how to make sure yours is one of them.


  • Countdown to Tip-off: March Membership Madness

    For this year's March Madness, new members can join Harvardwood at a $10 discount OR existing members can hit the three to get free membership! The March Madness Membership Drive will begin on Selection Sunday, March 12th, and run through the end of the month.

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    2017 Harvardwood Summer Internship Program

    The 2017 Harvardwood Summer Internship Program (HSIP) list of opportunities is now available!

    Started in 2003, HSIP provides a list of summer internship opportunities in the arts, media and entertainment to interested Harvard students. In addition, HSIP facilitates career-related activities throughout the summer for participating students and companies in NYC and LA. Past program events have included film screenings, company visits, industry panels, and speaker series.

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  • Issue 146 | March 2017

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    Issue 145 | February 2017

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