January 2017

January 15, 2017 to January 16, 2017
10:00am Martin Luther King Day Celebration at Peabody Museum

Martin Luther King Day Celebration at Peabody Museum

Sunday, January 15, Noon to 4:00 pm
World Stage Performances (Great Hall of Dinosaurs)

12:30             Community Poetry Open Mic

January 17, 2017
5:00pm Designing Your 2017

When you look back at 2017, what would make this year awesome for you?  

January 19, 2017
4:30pm FLY Winter Social

Is your new year’s resolution to meet more people? Here’s your chance!

January 21, 2017
4:00pm Hidden Figures: Lecture by Author Margot Lee Shetterly & Film Screening

Author Margot Lee Shetterly will discuss the brilliant Black women mathematicians whose “human computing” helped changed the course of space exploration. Afterwards, we’ll screen the film adaptation based on Shetterly’s book, HIDDEN FIGURES.

January 24, 2017
4:30pm YVN Winter Social

Join Yale Veterans Network for their 2017 Winter Social. The YVN Winter Social will be a great time to bring communities together, while networking with Yale Veterans, Allies, and Supporters.

January 25, 2017
5:30pm 2017 MLK KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Diane Nash on “Courage, Conflict and Creative Maladjustment: Speaking Truth to Power across Generations”

Diane Nash, a pioneer of the Civil Rights Movement, will offer this year’s MLK keynote address on “Courage, Conflict, and Creative Maladjustment: Speaking Truth to Power Across Generations.” Sharing her insights on finding the courage to face conflict and resist injustice, Nash

January 26, 2017
8:30am Susan Grajek, Ph.D., Vice President of Communities and Research, Educause: The Latest Research on Women in Higher Education IT

What insights does current EDUCAUSE research on the higher education workforce provide about women? Join EDUCAUSE Vice President (and Yale alum) Susan Grajek to learn and talk about women’s career pathways, values, salaries, and more.

5:00pm Flights of Fancy

Mark your calendars for the next Flights of Fancy, Downtown New Haven’s signature wine, food and shopping crawl! 

Check-in at the Shubert Theatre (247 College St.) and head to participating locations.

January 31, 2017
11:45am A Coversation with Adriana Cisneros

Adriana Cisneros is a Venezuelan journalist and the CEO and Vice Chairman of Grupo Cisneros, a privately owned media, entertainment, digital media, real estate, tourism resorts and consumer products organization. 

 See the attached flyer for additional details. 

January 31, 2017 to February 4, 2017
8:00pm Drama Performance: Discount Offer for FLY Members

Yale School of Drama is pleased to offer discounted tickets to the Future Leaders of Yale for ‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore, John Ford’s brutal tour-de-force, directed by Jesse Rasmussen, DRA ’17.