September 30, 2020
DEH Speakers Series Event ~ Work Mate Marry Love: How Technology is Shaping Our Future in a Covid-Influenced World
Co-Host: King & Spalding LLP
Distinguished Guest: Debora L. Spar is the MBA Class of 1952 Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School and Senior Associate Dean of HBS Online. Her current research focuses on issues of gender and technology, and the interplay between technological change and broader social structures. Debora tackles some of these issues in her new book, Work Mate Marry Love: How Machines Shape Our Human Destiny. She served as the President of Barnard College from 2008 to 2017, and as President and CEO of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts from 2017 to 2018. During Debora’s tenure at Barnard, she led initiatives to highlight women’s leadership and advancement, including the creation of the Athena Center for Leadership Studies and the development of Barnard’s Global Symposium series. Before joining Barnard, Debora spent 17 years on the HBS faculty. A prolific writer, Debora has authored many acclaimed books including Wonder Women: Sex, Power, and the Quest for Perfection. She and her husband are the parents of three grown children.