HKS Breakfast: AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins Discussed Innovative Ways to Disrupt Aging

At a May 19th breakfast hosted by the Harvard Kennedy School DC Alumni Council and AARP, AARP's first female CEO Jo Ann Jenkins shared her views on aging and the $7.1 trillion longevity economy, followed by a lively discussion with a multigenerational audience. Click here to listen to a special podcast about the event. Ms. Jenkins shared how AARP is sparking new conversations and solutions to the challenges of age, so that more people can choose how they live and age. AARP's call to action is to build design solutions that aim to fulfill the needs of all generations, leading with the 50-plus consumer in mind. These are also topics of her new book, Disrupt Aging. More than 50 Kennedy School a

HKS Breakfast: AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins Discussed Innovative Ways to Disrupt Aging

At a May 19th breakfast hosted by the Harvard Kennedy School DC Alumni Council and AARP, AARP's first female CEO Jo Ann Jenkins shared her views on aging and the $7.1 trillion longevity economy, followed by a lively discussion with a multigenerational audience. Click here to listen to a special podcast about the event. Ms. Jenkins shared how AARP is sparking new conversations and solutions to the challenges of age, so that more people can choose how they live and age. AARP's call to action is to build design solutions that aim to fulfill the needs of all generations, leading with the 50-plus consumer in mind. These are also topics of her new book, Disrupt Aging. More than 50 Kennedy School a

Nominations Close for HKS DC Alumni Council Election 2016

Self-nominations for the 2016 HKS DC Alumni Council Election closed at midnight on May 15th. Voting begins on June 1st. Nominations opened on May 1st with this post: Want to make a difference for the Kennedy School here in Washington DC? The HKS DC Alumni Council is seeking local alums to serve with us. The Council connects Kennedy School alumni with each other, with the community, with HKS and with Harvard University through social and professional events and through public service opportunities. We need talented, committed and enthusiastic Councilors to engage and energize our DC community of over 9,000 alums. We strongly encourage diversity on our Council through people from different bac

Nominations Close for HKS DC Alumni Council Election 2016

Self-nominations for the 2016 HKS DC Alumni Council Election closed at midnight on May 15th. Voting begins on June 1st. Nominations opened on May 1st with this post: Want to make a difference for the Kennedy School here in Washington DC? The HKS DC Alumni Council is seeking local alums to serve with us. The Council connects Kennedy School alumni with each other, with the community, with HKS and with Harvard University through social and professional events and through public service opportunities. We need talented, committed and enthusiastic Councilors to engage and energize our DC community of over 9,000 alums. We strongly encourage diversity on our Council through people from different bac

HKS Goes to the Races at the Virginia Gold Cup

The HKS DC Alumni Council sold its IVY TENT in University Row out with 140 guests at the 2016 Virginia Gold Cup Steeplechase Races in Middleburg, Virginia on Saturday, May 7th. After rain earlier in the week, the skies cleared and everyone enjoyed magnificent weather and great camaraderie throughout the glorious day. The Harvard Kennedy School anchored the IVY TENT with collegial help from partner schools Penn, Princeton, Harvard, Columbia, Brown, Yale, Harvard Business School, MIT, Johns Hopkins and Bucknell. Our alums mixed with over 800 fellow revelers in six other tents in University Row. Run since 1922, the Gold Cup with its 50,000 annual spectators is the social event of the year, whil

HKS Goes to the Races at the Virginia Gold Cup

The HKS DC Alumni Council sold its IVY TENT in University Row out with 140 guests at the 2016 Virginia Gold Cup Steeplechase Races in Middleburg, Virginia on Saturday, May 7th. After rain earlier in the week, the skies cleared and everyone enjoyed magnificent weather and great camaraderie throughout the glorious day. The Harvard Kennedy School anchored the IVY TENT with collegial help from partner schools Penn, Princeton, Harvard, Columbia, Brown, Yale, Harvard Business School, MIT, Johns Hopkins and Bucknell. Our alums mixed with over 800 fellow revelers in six other tents in University Row. Run since 1922, the Gold Cup with its 50,000 annual spectators is the social event of the year, whil

Roger Porter speaks on '2016 Elections: Politics & Policy'

Hosted by Forum One President/CEO and HKS MPP Chris Wolz, Professor Roger Porter addressed 50 Kennedy School alums, former students and guests over breakfast on Presidential politics and related policy issues. Supported by HKS Executive Education, this stimulating event was held in downtown DC at OpenGov Hub, courtesy of HKS alum and OpenGov Hub manager Nada Zohdy. Chris and Nada made opening remarks, as did HKS DC Alumni Council President Steve Powell and VP Jayme Johnson, whose group organized the event. Other Councilors present were Nancy Bearg, Yael Marciano and Treasurer Lisa-Joy Zgorski. HKSers Melissa Wilf and Andy McLeod also kindly helped out. Professor Porter welcomed alumni and fr

Roger Porter speaks on '2016 Elections: Politics & Policy'

Hosted by Forum One President/CEO and HKS MPP Chris Wolz, Professor Roger Porter addressed 50 Kennedy School alums, former students and guests over breakfast on Presidential politics and related policy issues. Supported by HKS Executive Education, this stimulating event was held in downtown DC at OpenGov Hub, courtesy of HKS alum and OpenGov Hub manager Nada Zohdy. Chris and Nada made opening remarks, as did HKS DC Alumni Council President Steve Powell and VP Jayme Johnson, whose group organized the event. Other Councilors present were Nancy Bearg, Yael Marciano and Treasurer Lisa-Joy Zgorski. HKSers Melissa Wilf and Andy McLeod also kindly helped out. Professor Porter welcomed alumni and fr

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