Thursday, May 23
Mind the gap
Explore the art of salary negotiation at this event by The American Association of University Women, the Mayor’s Office of Women’s Advancement, and community venue District Hall. Attendees will learn how the gender pay gap can impact their personal lives and gain tips on how to research and prepare their pitch for more pay. Thursday, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., District Hall, 75 Northern Ave., Boston. Free. Register online or go to the business agenda at bostonglobe.com.
MEET AND GREET
Drift towards success
Hear Drift CEO David Cancel talk about succeeding in business as a person of color at this “fireside chat” by Boston Young Black Professionals. There will be networking opportunities. Thursday, 6 to 9 p.m., 222 Berkeley St., Boston. Free. Register online or go to the business agenda at bostonglobe.com.
Take a look at projects developed by the first cohort at Launch Lab X, Harvard’s new accelerator. Startups will pitch their ideas and products live alongside the winners of other pitch competitions. Thursday, 5:15 to 6:30 p.m., Harvard Innovation Labs, 125 Western Ave., Boston. Free. Register online or go to the business agenda at bostonglobe.com.
Find ways to improve online sales and performance at an event organized by e-commerce marketing group Fire&Spark and the Cambridge Innovation Center. The event is meant for e-commerce and marketing executives. Wednesday, 6 to 8 p.m., Cambridge Innovation Center, One Broadway, fifth floor, Cambridge. Free. Register online or go to the business agenda at bostonglobe.com.