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  • Single?  Join us for a fun night of laughs, and new connections. You’ll be entertained by a line-up of witty stand-up comedians.  You’ll have time to mingle with other singles before and after the show.

    Date: Thursday, May 26th
    Time: 6:45 p.m. PT (doors open at 6:45pm and show starts at 7:30pm)
    LocationVariety Club Preview Room, San Francisco

    Includes one glass of wine/ beer or two non-alchoholic beverages

    Getting there: 

    Variety Preview Room

    Hobart Building

    582 Market Street, Suite 101, San Francisco

    BART: Steps away from Montgomery BART.

    Rideshare: Ask for rideshare for drop off/pick-up at:

    2nd & Market “Uno Dos Tacos”


    Post at Montgomery


    White House garage- Sutter & Kearney (recommended, lot of security, but pricey)

    Further away- 5th & Mission Garage closer to the Metreon- (more affordable)

    Registration closes on Tuesday, May 24th 2022. 



    HBSANC Member: $20

    HBS Alumni Non-Member: $30
    MIT, Wharton, Penn, & Harvard Alumni: $30
    General Public: $40

    *All tickets are non-refundable

    Are you an HBS alum, yet not a member? To join, log in and click on the Membership tab or email HBSANC Memberships to become a member. 

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    We are excited to host a series of these in-person singles events. If you have a venue/ home/ great place or fun ide to consider for a future event, please contact Shannon Lundgren at [email protected].

    Event Organizers:

    Shannon Lundgren (MBA 1994) is the founder of Shannon’s Circle, the Ivy League's choice for matchmaking in the San Francisco Bay Area. As a Professional Matchmaker and Certified Dating Coach with a 20+ years corporate executive background, she has the honor of connecting the intellectually curious, in an exclusive, discreet manner. She is a HBS Club of Northern California Board Member, and leads the HBS alumni club singles series. Shannon has a B.A in Business from UC Berkeley (‘90) and an MBA from Harvard Business School (‘94). Learn  more: www.ShannonsCircle.com

    Elizabeth Swaney Harvard, Harvard GSD ‘09

    Elizabeth competed in the 2018 Winter Olympics in freestyle skiing and on American Ninja Warrior Season 10. Since then, she’s performed stand-up comedy in clubs around San Francisco, Los Angeles, and New York City. Elizabeth is a Harvard GSD ‘09 graduate, Bay Area native, and stunt performer in films.

    HBSANC is a 501(c)(3) that relies on donations to deliver quality events for our community. Please consider supporting our efforts by making a tax-deductible donation.

  • Join us for A Conversation with Julie Ann Crommett AB '08

    5pm PT / 8pm ET on Zoom

    Julie Ann Crommett has been working in the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) space for over thirteen years leading disruptive, systemic change across media and tech. As Founder and CEO of Collective Moxie, Julie Ann works with organizations large and small on revolutionizing their DEI strategies through inclusive storytelling practices, accountability, and internal/external community partnership.

    Previously, she was Vice President of Multicultural Audience Engagement at The Walt Disney Studios spearheading efforts to diversify talent in front of and behind the camera, connect creative projects more closely to the communities they touch, and build a more inclusive culture within the Studios. Her team contributed to many projects including ENCANTO, SOUL, COCO, BLACK PANTHER, RAYA AND THE LAST DRAGON, and WEST SIDE STORY as well as launching the critically acclaimed Disney Launchpad: Shorts Incubator, an industry-leading program guaranteeing up to six directors from underrepresented backgrounds the opportunity to produce a short film for Disney+. Julie Ann was also instrumental in Disney's library review process leading to a revised content advisory and proactive resources for families to discuss negative stereotypes in media. In partnership with Disney Executive Chairman Bob Iger, she launched and co-chaired the company's first-ever Creative Inclusion Council dedicated to increasing inclusion and accountability in Disney's creative endeavors.

    Before Disney she was Google’s Entertainment Industry Educator in Chief leading their efforts to shift and diversify on-screen perceptions of computer science through storytelling (a position she created) as well as having led Google’s DEI efforts in Latin America. She started her DEI career at NBCUniversal managing behind-the-camera diversity programs including Writers on the Verge and the Directing Fellowship.

    Julie Ann has been recognized by The Hollywood Reporter’s 35 under 35, the IMAGEN Foundation’s Influential Latinos in Entertainment list, and as an ADCOLOR Innovator. She was on the advisory council for the re-launch of Barbie and serves on the boards for the Hispanic Federation, NALIP (National Association of Latino Independent Producers), Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, and Women in Animation. Julie Ann also served as an Adjunct Assistant Professor for Columbia University’s MFA film program and co-created a new course with her producing partner Jinko Gotoh (Columbia BS, MFA) on inclusive storytelling.

    A proud Puerto Rican and Cuban American, Julie Ann was raised in Atlanta, GA and earned her BA in English at Harvard University.


    Register for this event at the link below. Harvardwood members, friends, and non-members are ALL welcome, but every attendee must register for themselves individually. So if you're inviting others to join you for this panel, please forward them the link to this page so they can sign themselves up. Thank you!

    Members, Register Here

    Purchase ticket   $5.00 Members & Friends

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  • Harvardwood 2022 Reunion Mixer

    Saturday, June 04, 2022 at 03:00 PM - EDT
    Charlie's Kitchen in Cambridge, MA

    Now that in-person reunion events have resumed, Harvardwood will be hosting a mixer during Harvard's Commencement/Reunion Weekend. On Saturday, June 4th from 3-5 pm, Harvardwood members and alumni returning to Cambridge for Reunions will gather on the front patio of Charlie’s Kitchen in the Square to meet and mingle. reunion1.jpg

    Cash bar. This event is free to attend, and guests/family members are welcome. Just RSVP below so that we have a headcount!


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