Martin J. Walsh, Mayor of Boston

THIS EVENT WILL BE RESCHEDULED The live webcast takes place on this page from 12:30-1:00 p.m. ET, is open to the public, and requires no prior registration. The in-person event is open via RSVP to those with Harvard ID, and takes place 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Leadership Studio at Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health. Martin J. Walsh, a lifelong champion of working people and a proud product of the City of Boston, was sworn in as the City’s … Continue reading “Martin J. Walsh, Mayor of Boston”

Atul Gawande, Executive Director, Ariadne Labs

Leading as a Surgeon by Day and Writer by Night Tuesday, April 21, 2015 Atul Gawande, MD, MPH, is a surgeon, writer, and public health researcher. He practices general and endocrine surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and is professor in both the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health and the Department of Surgery at Harvard Medical School. He is Executive Director of Ariadne Labs, a joint center for health … Continue reading “Atul Gawande, Executive Director, Ariadne Labs”

Chelsea Clinton, Vice Chair of the Clinton Foundation

Voices in Leadership featuring Chelsea Clinton: Addressing Challenging Global and Domestic Health Problems Thursday, April 9, 2015 Presentation of Next Generation Award and Remarks by Blake Mycoskie, Founder and Chief Shoe Giver of TOMS As vice chair of the Clinton Foundation, Chelsea Clinton works alongside her parents, President Bill Clinton and Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton, to drive the vision and work of the Foundation. Her work emphasizes improving global and domestic health, creating service opportunities, and empowering the next generation … Continue reading “Chelsea Clinton, Vice Chair of the Clinton Foundation”

Bill Strickland, President and CEO of Manchester Bidwell

Bill Strickland spoke on The Art of Leadership, discussing how his career evolved into starting Manchester Bidwell to educate inner city youth in Pittsburgh. He also discussed lessons he has learned in how to communicate with a broad range of people, and the importance of creating a positive environment to support at-risk young people.

Frank Nyonator, Dean of the School of Public Health, University of Health and Allied Sciences, Ghana

Dr. Frank Nyonator, Senior Leadership Fellow at HSPH and Dean of the School of Public Health, University of Health and Allied Sciences (UHAS), Ghana, spoke on “Championing Leadership: In Pursuit of Universal Health Coverage.” Dr. Nyonator discussed leading organizational change at the Ghana Ministry of Health.

Judith Rodin, President, The Rockefeller Foundation

Improving Global Health through Innovation Judith Rodin has been president of The Rockefeller Foundation since 2005. She was previously president of the University of Pennsylvania, the first woman to lead an Ivy League institution, and provost of Yale University. She has actively participated in influential global forums, including the World Economic Forum, Clinton Global Initiative and the United Nations General Assembly. She is also a member of the African Development Bank’s High Level Panel, and a Board member of the … Continue reading “Judith Rodin, President, The Rockefeller Foundation”

Yvette Roubideaux, Member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe and Director of the Indian Health Service

Challenges in Indian Health Leadership Yvette Roubideaux (MPH ’97), a member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, is the Director of the Indian Health Service. As the IHS Director, she administers a $4 billion nationwide health care delivery program. The IHS is responsible for providing preventive, curative, and community health care to approximately 2 million American Indians and Alaska Natives in over 600 hospitals, clinics, and other settings throughout the United States. She most recently served as assistant professor of family … Continue reading “Yvette Roubideaux, Member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe and Director of the Indian Health Service”