Elizabeth Warren, United States Senator for Massachusetts

Fighting for Change in the U.S. Senate Friday, April 8, 2016 Elizabeth Warren is the senior United States Senator from Massachusetts, elected in 2012. She was the driving force behind the creation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and served as Chair of the Congressional Oversight Panel for the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP). Senator Warren is a member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee. A law professor for more than 30 years, most recently at … Continue reading “Elizabeth Warren, United States Senator for Massachusetts”

Raul Ruiz, MPH ’07, U.S. Congressman serving California

From HSPH to the U.S. Congress: Leadership Lessons from an Alum The son of California farmworkers, United States Representative Raul Ruiz, MPH ’07 (D-CA), holds graduate degrees from Harvard in medicine, public policy and public health. Dr. Ruiz completed a residency in emergency medicine and a fellowship in international emergency medicine, during which he served as a consultant to the Ministries of Health of both Serbia and El Salvador. For his humanitarian work in Haiti after the 2010 earthquake, Dr. … Continue reading “Raul Ruiz, MPH ’07, U.S. Congressman serving California”

Michelle Rhee, Former Chancellor of Washington D.C. Public Schools

Leading the Fight for Education Reform Michelle Rhee is the founder and CEO of StudentsFirst, a grassroots movement that seeks to mobilize parents, teachers, students, and administrators throughout the country in an effort to bring about meaningful results in education reform at both the local and national level. In 2007, Washington DC Mayor Adrian Fenty appointed Rhee as Chancellor of the District of Columbia Public Schools, a school district serving more than 47,000 students in 123 schools. She was previously … Continue reading “Michelle Rhee, Former Chancellor of Washington D.C. Public Schools”