HKS Boomers BOOM!

More than 40 Kennedy School Senior DC Alumni (KASE) gathered for their fall event at the Madrid Café in DuPont Circle on October 24. Featuring Shira Harrington, Founder and President of Purposeful Hire, and Elizabeth White, Harvard MBA and author of 55, Unemployed, and Faking Normal, alumni engaged in a lively conversation about finding jobs and new careers after 55. Harrington and White pointed out that many over 55 professionals want to continue working in an environment that is completely changed since Boomers joined the workforce. The senior KSG DC area alumni were thrilled to reacquaint with classmates and friends after years in fast-paced careers around the globe in government, interna

HKS Boomers BOOM!

More than 40 Kennedy School Senior DC Alumni (KASE) gathered for their fall event at the Madrid Café in DuPont Circle on October 24. Featuring Shira Harrington, Founder and President of Purposeful Hire, and Elizabeth White, Harvard MBA and author of 55, Unemployed, and Faking Normal, alumni engaged in a lively conversation about finding jobs and new careers after 55. Harrington and White pointed out that many over 55 professionals want to continue working in an environment that is completely changed since Boomers joined the workforce. The senior KSG DC area alumni were thrilled to reacquaint with classmates and friends after years in fast-paced careers around the globe in government, interna

A Mosaic Evening

On Oct. 17, the HKS DC alumni community produced a mosaic of an audience for alumnus Nick Lovegrove (MPP ’82, Senior Fellow ’11-’13). Nick engaged guests in an active discussion of his celebrated book: The Mosaic Principle: The Six Dimensions of a Remarkable Life and Career. Testament to the contemporary significance of his inspired ideas, it was extremely well-received, with over 75 very participatory guests in attendance. A large volunteer team of 26 HKS affiliates and friends produced the event*, which was graciously hosted by Wiley Rein, LLP, one of DC's forefront law firms. To keep ticket prices low and make the event accessible to recent graduates, the team itself prepared some out

A Mosaic Evening

On Oct. 17, the HKS DC alumni community produced a mosaic of an audience for alumnus Nick Lovegrove (MPP ’82, Senior Fellow ’11-’13). Nick engaged guests in an active discussion of his celebrated book: The Mosaic Principle: The Six Dimensions of a Remarkable Life and Career. Testament to the contemporary significance of his inspired ideas, it was extremely well-received, with over 75 very participatory guests in attendance. A large volunteer team of 26 HKS affiliates and friends produced the event*, which was graciously hosted by Wiley Rein, LLP, one of DC's forefront law firms. To keep ticket prices low and make the event accessible to recent graduates, the team itself prepared some out

HKS Celebrates JFK@100 on the Capitol Hill

Over 215 alumni and guests attended the HKS DC Alumni Council's Fall Reception in the Rayburn Building's Gold Room on Capitol Hill. The reception is held annually to welcome new graduates to the DC community. Held on October 11th from 6 pm until 8:30 pm, alumni included six Members of Congress who are also HKS alums. The reception this year paid tribute to the centennial of JFK's birthday. Congressman Joseph Kennedy responded to Council President Ben Goldsmith's welcome with thanks for the continued commitment of the HKS community to public service. Congresswoman Martha McSally and Congressman Raul Ruiz were across-the-aisle co-hosts of the event. Congressman Ruiz spoke of the importance of

HKS Celebrates JFK@100 on the Capitol Hill

Over 215 alumni and guests attended the HKS DC Alumni Council's Fall Reception in the Rayburn Building's Gold Room on Capitol Hill. The reception is held annually to welcome new graduates to the DC community. Held on October 11th from 6 pm until 8:30 pm, alumni included six Members of Congress who are also HKS alums. The reception this year paid tribute to the centennial of JFK's birthday. Congressman Joseph Kennedy responded to Council President Ben Goldsmith's welcome with thanks for the continued commitment of the HKS community to public service. Congresswoman Martha McSally and Congressman Raul Ruiz were across-the-aisle co-hosts of the event. Congressman Ruiz spoke of the importance of

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