This webcast series invites leaders to speak candidly about their experience as leaders. Highly interactive, the program is produced in The Leadership Studio for a studio audience. Webcast live, videos with searchable transcripts are posted for future viewing. Learn about effective decisions and ones that failed. Hear behind-the-scenes stories and engage with experienced leaders as they share lessons learned and their own personal career reflections.
Belen Garijo, Member of the Executive Board of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, and CEO Healthcare, on Tuesday February 9. Dr. Garijo’s session will entitled “From Physician to CEO: Leadership Insight for Success,” and take place at 12:30pm ET. Those with Harvard ID are invited to attend in person by RSVP here.
Nils Daulaire, former Assistant Secretary for Global Affairs, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Dr. Daulaire spoke about “Negotiating Act Three for Global Health on the World’s Stage,” in a live webcast on January 28. Watch the on demand video here.
David Ensor, former Director of Voice of America, spoke on Thursday November 19, on Leadership in Exporting the First Amendment. Ensor discussed different perspectives between private and public media organizations, key strategies for coming into an organization as a new leader, and the value in diversity. Watch the on demand video here.
Alan M. Garber, Provost of Harvard University, spoke on Friday, November 13 . Watch the on-demand video here. Garber spoke about the role of a university provost, his unexpected career path, and the value in working across departments and Schools.
, and Founding Director of the Satcher Health Leadership Institute at Morehouse School of Medicine, spoke on “Leadership in the Quest for Health Equity.” Watch the webcast here, and read the 3-minute reflection article by student Writing Fellow Michael Mensah.
Howard Koh, 14th U.S. Assistant Secretary for Health, spoke on Tuesday September 22, 2015. Watch the on demand video of his session entitled Leadership in Public Service: State and National Perspectives. Koh spoke about his experience moving from a career in academia into state government, and into federal government. Read the 3-minute article by student Writing Fellow Kajal Mehta.
Gerald Chan, Chairman and CEO, Morningside Group, spoke on Leadership in Innovation on Wednesday, September 9. Watch the on demand video, or read a short reflection article by student Writing Fellow, Jessica Lau. Chan discussed his unexpected career path, and how required courses he took as a student proved useful in developing critical decision making skills.
Atul Gawande, Executive Director of Ariadne Labs, was the featured speaker on Tuesday, April 21, for a session entitled “Leading as a Surgeon by Day and Writer by Night.” Watch the on demand video here. Gawande discussed his unconventional career trajectory; how the safe surgery checklist was developed; and strategies for implementing culture change, going “from cowboys to pit crews.” Read a short article on the session here.
Trevor Mundel, President of the Global Health Division at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. This session was entitled, “Leading New Solutions for Global Health.” Watch the on demand video of the discussion from April 10, 2015. Read a short article on the session here.
Chelsea Clinton, Vice Chair of the Clinton Foundation.Presentation of Next Generation Award and Remarks by Blake Mycoskie, Founder and Chief Shoe Giver of TOMS. Watch the on demand video of the session from April 9, 2015. Clinton spoke about topics including her experiences determining what health issues the Clinton Foundation will work on; her own personal experiences while growing up in learning to form her own opinions at a young age; and the need for empowering female leaders. Read a short article on the session here.