The Way Forward: A Panel Discussion on Career Development


Tuesday, March 22, 2016, 12:00pm to 1:30pm


Askwith Lecture Hall in Longfellow Hall (13 Appian Way)
The Way Forward: A Panel Discussion on Career Development (poster attached)
Are you interested in career mobility and advancement at Harvard? Do you know how your application is screened once you submit it online? Do you wonder what resources are available that would help you move forward at or outside of Harvard?
In collaboration with our allied Employee Resource Groups, we have invited colleagues from around the University to present on the resources they provide, with a focus on creating a more diverse workforce at Harvard.
Please join us on Tuesday, March 22 from 12:00pm to 1:30pm in the Askwith Lecture Hall in Longfellow Hall (13 Appian Way). Lunch is provided by the Office of the Assistant to the President for Institutional Diversity and Equity. Please RSVP by TOMORROW (Thursday, March 17) to Katherine Ribeiro at

Michelle Gordon-Seemore is the Director of Recruitment Services at Harvard University. Michelle oversees central recruitment to the university and provides consultative support to twelve schools. Prior to working at Harvard, Michelle worked at Brown Brothers Harriman, Children’s Hospital, Reebok International, as well as various industries including investment banking, apparel, and publishing.

Ruth Molina is the director for the New England Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC). She leads theconsortium of approximately 70 members within the N.E. region and oversees membership development, member events and partnerships, and technological and vendor relationships.  Ruth came to N.E. HERC from Bridgewater State University, where she worked managing faculty and staff recruitment. In this capacity, she worked on expanding diversity initiatives and implementing technological advances and best practices within staff and faculty recruitment.

Teresa Malonzo is the Assistant Director of Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Programs and Program Manager in the Office of the Assistant to the President for Institutional Diversity and Equity (H-OAP). Teresa has over 15 years’ experience working in higher education administration and in affirmative action compliance.  Teresa manages program development and operations of the Administrative Fellowship Program (AFP), a leadership development fellowship for high potential academic administrators of color.




Stella Chin is the Director of Equal Opportunity Programs & University Compliance Officeroverseeing the direction and management of Harvard University’s Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action and Nondiscrimination policies and procedures, in partnership with staff and faculty leadership and administrators.