Dr. John Holdren Speaks on the Intersection of Science & Policy

On October 26, 2016, fifty HKS alums and guests had an extraordinary opportunity to hear Dr. John Holdren, President Obama’s Science Advisor and the longest-serving science advisor in US history, reflect on his tenure and the role of science in policy more broadly. Dr. Holdren, who directs the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and Co-Chairs the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST), previously served as a professor and director of the HKS Program on Science, Technology, and Public Policy. Calling President Obama “the most science-savvy president since Thomas Jefferson,” Dr. Holdren illustrated the many ways in which the Obama administration has w

Dr. John Holdren Speaks on the Intersection of Science & Policy

On October 26, 2016, fifty HKS alums and guests had an extraordinary opportunity to hear Dr. John Holdren, President Obama’s Science Advisor and the longest-serving science advisor in US history, reflect on his tenure and the role of science in policy more broadly. Dr. Holdren, who directs the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and Co-Chairs the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST), previously served as a professor and director of the HKS Program on Science, Technology, and Public Policy. Calling President Obama “the most science-savvy president since Thomas Jefferson,” Dr. Holdren illustrated the many ways in which the Obama administration has w

Jimmy Tingle For President... The People's Candidate

Fifty five alumni and friends gathered at Busbuoys and Poets at 5th & K, NW for a special evening of topical stand-up, with one of our own, Jimmy Tingle (MC/MPA, 2010). In an exclusive, private event, HKS D.C. alumni joined Jimmy to laugh it up and kick off the final four weeks leading up to Election Day. Comedian, satirist, and social enterprise founder of “Humor for Humanity”, Jimmy Tingle brought his unique brand of political insight to D.C. for a special look at the 2016 Election. Jimmy covered a lot of ground in a 60min set, including all the key issues: immigration, the economy, policing, infrastructure, terrorism and foreign policy. Harvard’s 2010 commencement speaker ceremony, Jimmy

Jimmy Tingle For President... The People's Candidate

Fifty five alumni and friends gathered at Busbuoys and Poets at 5th & K, NW for a special evening of topical stand-up, with one of our own, Jimmy Tingle (MC/MPA, 2010). In an exclusive, private event, HKS D.C. alumni joined Jimmy to laugh it up and kick off the final four weeks leading up to Election Day. Comedian, satirist, and social enterprise founder of “Humor for Humanity”, Jimmy Tingle brought his unique brand of political insight to D.C. for a special look at the 2016 Election. Jimmy covered a lot of ground in a 60min set, including all the key issues: immigration, the economy, policing, infrastructure, terrorism and foreign policy. Harvard’s 2010 commencement speaker ceremony, Jimmy

HKS EE Symposium at the United States Institute of Peace (USIP)

Celebrating a major milestone in its history, Harvard Kennedy School Executive Education (HKS EE) held its 40th Anniversary Symposium on Thursday, October 6, 2016 at the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) in Foggy Bottom. The all day event reconnected nearly 250 alums from around the world to hear the latest research on the myriad factors affecting senior leadership decision making. After opening remarks by Senior Associate Dean for Executive Education Debra Iles, Jennifer Lerner, Professor of Public Policy and Management kicked off the first of three presentations with her research on Leadership Decision Making. Her presentation was followed by Lecturer of Public Policy Robert Living

HKS EE Symposium at the United States Institute of Peace (USIP)

Celebrating a major milestone in its history, Harvard Kennedy School Executive Education (HKS EE) held its 40th Anniversary Symposium on Thursday, October 6, 2016 at the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) in Foggy Bottom. The all day event reconnected nearly 250 alums from around the world to hear the latest research on the myriad factors affecting senior leadership decision making. After opening remarks by Senior Associate Dean for Executive Education Debra Iles, Jennifer Lerner, Professor of Public Policy and Management kicked off the first of three presentations with her research on Leadership Decision Making. Her presentation was followed by Lecturer of Public Policy Robert Living

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