The Harvard GSAS Student-Parents Organization aims to enrich the academic experience and provide visibility and support for graduate student and postdoctoral fellow parents in GSAS. A robust support system for parents helps create a caring and nurturing environment for the entire Harvard community, encourages and makes possible a healthy work-life balance for student parents, and attracts a diverse, well-rounded, accomplished, and mature pool of graduate students. Our group advocates for increased institutional and financial support for parents, provides a community for Harvard graduate parents, and organizes child-friendly on-campus events.
The Harvard GSAS Science Policy Group is composed of graduate students interested in the intersection between science and policy. We work to engage Harvard science students by hosting networking events, chats with science policy experts, courses, career panels, local trips to government agencies, writing and research opportunities, and an annual visit to Washington, D.C.
HealthPALs are a team of student healthcare liaisons between Harvard University Health Services and the campus community. They serve dual roles as educators who help students access and navigate care at Harvard University Health Services and ambassadors who bring student ideas, feedback and experience back to the health system to create meaningful change.
The Harvard College Project for Justice is dedicated to the awareness and advocacy of issues surrounding injustice in the criminal justice system by organizing teach-ins, speaker events, discussions, and public conferences.
SOUTTH is committed to enacting intersectional justice in the American South and redefining the national and elite institutional narratives of the South by highlighting the region's historical and ongoing transformative and diverse people.
Harvard iGem engages with the public in conversations about the positive and negative potential of synthetic biology applications, to dispel common misconceptions, and gain a better understanding of community concerns. They also mentor budding high school iGEM teams in their research and competition and participate in the iGEM competition where they share their projects with an international audience, connect with other teams of synthetic biologists, relevant companies, and organizations.
Act on a Dream is a student-led, student-run organization at Harvard College focused on eradicating the barriers that Undocu+ students (undocumented, DACA, mixed-status family, and other immigrants) face in realizing their full potential. They provide high school and college students with academic resources, advocate for Harvard specific education reform, and organize conferences for general immigration reform and immigration information.