Martin J. Walsh, 54th Mayor of the City of Boston

Voices in Leadership During Crises: Mayor Marty Walsh Live webcast was streamed on our Facebook and on Voices in Leadership website on Wednesday, June 24, 2020, 11:00 – 11:30 AM ET. Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh recently declared racism a public health crisis, responding to glaring racial inequities exposed by the COVID-19 pandemic and massive protests against police abuse that he said served as a call to action. He seeks to transfer 20% (approx. $12 million) of police overtime budget … Continue reading “Martin J. Walsh, 54th Mayor of the City of Boston”

Subramaniam Sathasivam Malaysian Minister of Health (2013-2018) and Minister of Human Resources of Malaysia (2008-2013)

Read the reflection article by Kristina Lyons Voices in Leadership During Crises: Subramaniam Sathasivam Thursday, May 14, 2020 Dr. Subramaniam, the former Minister of Health of Malaysia (2013-2018) discusses the Malaysian response to coronavirus and how they were able to reduce the number of new cases. Moderated by Dr. Rifat Atun, Professor of Global Health Systems at Harvard University and the Faculty Chair for the Harvard Ministerial Leadership Program. Dr. S. Subramaniam was the former Member of Parliament in the … Continue reading “Subramaniam Sathasivam Malaysian Minister of Health (2013-2018) and Minister of Human Resources of Malaysia (2008-2013)”

Stephanie Ferguson, Facilitator for the World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Council of Nurses (ICN)

Read the reflection article by Harika Dasari Voices in Leadership During Crises: Stephanie Ferguson Thursday, April 30, 2o2o. Dr. Ferguson is a global healthcare consultant with more than 35 years of experience designing, implementing and evaluating health-related strategic plans and programs. As founder of Stephanie L. Ferguson & Associates, LLC, she has worked in 100+ nations as a technical advisor, consultant and facilitator for theWorld Health Organization (WHO) and the International Council of Nurses (ICN). For WHO, she develops initiatives to … Continue reading “Stephanie Ferguson, Facilitator for the World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Council of Nurses (ICN)”

Rosen Plevneliev President of the Republic of Bulgaria 2012 – 2017

Read the reflection article by Katie Klatt Strength vs. Wisdom: A Conversation on the Leadership of the Future with Former Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev Tuesday, March 10, 2020. President Rosen Plevneliev is the fourth democratically elected President of the Republic of Bulgaria, elected in November 2011 and holding office from January 2012 through to January 2017. During this time, he represented Bulgaria at the United Nations (UN) General Assembly and was signatory to the historic UN Resolution 70/1, entitled ‘Transforming Our … Continue reading “Rosen Plevneliev President of the Republic of Bulgaria 2012 – 2017”

Leana S. Wen, MD, MSc. former President/CEO of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America

Read the reflection article by Simone Wahnschafft Improving the Public’s Health: A Conversation about Leadership with Dr. Leana Wen Tuesday, January 14, 2020. Dr. Leana Wen is an emergency physician, public health leader, and a passionate advocate for patient-centered healthcare reform. The author of the critically-acclaimed book, When Doctors Don’t Listen, her TED talk on transparency in medicine has been viewed over 2 million times. In 2019, Dr. Wen was named one of TIME magazine’s 100 Most Influential People. Currently … Continue reading “Leana S. Wen, MD, MSc. former President/CEO of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America”

Stephanie Ferguson, Founder, CEO and President of Stephanie L. Ferguson & Associates, LLC

Read the reflection article by Anshu Shroff Harnessing the Power of Nursing to Build a Healthier World: A Conversation with Stephanie Ferguson Dr. Ferguson is a global healthcare consultant with more than 35 years of experience designing, implementing and evaluating health-related strategic plans and programs. As founder of Stephanie L. Ferguson & Associates, LLC, she has worked in 100+ nations as a technical advisor, consultant and facilitator for theWorld Health Organization (WHO) and the International Council of Nurses (ICN). For WHO, … Continue reading “Stephanie Ferguson, Founder, CEO and President of Stephanie L. Ferguson & Associates, LLC”

Fadlo Khuri, 16th president of the American University of Beirut (AUB)

Read the reflection article by Meg Salvia Medicine, Academia, and the Syrian Refugee Crisis: A Conversation with Dr. Fadlo Khuri Tuesday, November 5, 2020.  Dr. Fadlo R. Khuri is the 16thpresiden­­t of the American University of Beirut (AUB) and professor of medicine (hematology and medical oncology) at the Faculty of Medicine and Medical Center. He assumed office on September 1, 2015. Prior to joining AUB, he was professor and chairman of the Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology, Emory University School … Continue reading “Fadlo Khuri, 16th president of the American University of Beirut (AUB)”

Wendy R. Sherman, Ambassador and Counselor of the Department of State

Leadership in Our Times: A Conversation with Ambassador Wendy R. Sherman Wendy R. Sherman is a professor of the practice of public leadership and director of the Center for Public Leadership at the Harvard Kennedy School. In addition, she is a Senior Fellow at the School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. Ambassador Sherman is Senior Counselor at Albright Stonebridge Group and former Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs. She serves on the boards of the International Crisis Group … Continue reading “Wendy R. Sherman, Ambassador and Counselor of the Department of State”

Peter Shumlin, 81st Governor of Vermont and Menschel Senior Leadership Fellow

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Baroness Tessa Jowell, Former Member of British Parliament, Richard L. and Ronay A. Menschel Senior Leadership Fellow

[soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/302362925″ params=”color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /] Read the reflection article by Writing Fellow Chloe Slocum. Public Health Leadership: Why Do We Know So Much and Do So Little Friday, December 2, 2016 Baroness Tessa Jowell served as a Member of British Parliament from 1992-2015. Throughout these years, she held several positions in government, such as Minister of State for Public Health (1997-1999), Minister of State for Employment, Welfare to Work and Equal Opportunities (1999-2001), and Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport and … Continue reading “Baroness Tessa Jowell, Former Member of British Parliament, Richard L. and Ronay A. Menschel Senior Leadership Fellow”