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”
At the Helm of Leadership in Government, Academia, and Foundations Thursday, March 24, 2016 Donna E. Shalala is the president of the Clinton Foundation. Previously, she served as president of the University of Miami and Professor of Political Science. Donna received her A.B. in history from Western College for Women and her Ph.D. from Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University. She served as President of Hunter College of CUNY from 1980 to 1987, and as Chancellor of … Continue reading “Donna Shalala, President of the Clinton Foundation”
Leadership: A Discussion with Provost Garber Friday, November 13, 2015 Alan M. Garber, MD, PhD is Provost of Harvard University and the Mallinckrodt Professor of Health Care Policy at Harvard Medical School, a Professor of Economics in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Professor of Public Policy in the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, and Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management in the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Before becoming the Provost at Harvard, Dr. Garber … Continue reading “Alan M. Garber, Provost of Harvard University”
Leadership in the Quest for Health Equity Tuesday, October 27, 2015 David Satcher is Director of the Satcher Health Leadership Institute at the Morehouse School of Medicine (SHLI/MSM), which was established in 2006. He is also professor of Community Health and Preventive Medicine, Family Medicine, and Psychiatry at MSM. Since returning to the Morehouse School of Medicine, he has served as founding Director of the National Center for Primary Care (NCPC) and as Interim President of the Morehouse School of … Continue reading “David Satcher, 16th Surgeon General of the United States”
Leadership in Public Service: State and National Perspectives Tuesday, September 22, 2015 Dr. Howard K. Koh is Harvey V. Fineberg Professor of the Practice of Public Health Leadership at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health. He has previously served as the 14th Assistant Secretary for Health for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (2009-2014) after being nominated by President Barack Obama, and as Commissioner of Public Health for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (1997-2003) after being … Continue reading “Howard Koh, 14th Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services”
The Difference Between Management and Leadership Wednesday, March 25, 2015 Janet Napolitano was named the 20th president of the University of California on July 18, 2013, and took office on Sept. 30, 2013. She leads a university system with 10 campuses, five medical centers, three affiliated national laboratories, and a statewide agriculture and natural resources program. Napolitano is a distinguished public servant with a record of leading large, complex organizations at the federal and state levels. She served as Secretary of Homeland Security … Continue reading “Janet Napolitano, President, University of California”
Leading to Deliver: Leadership to Ensure Successful Government Thursday, December 4, 2014 Sir Michael Barber joined Pearson in September 2011 as Chief Education Advisor, leading Pearson’s worldwide programme of efficacy and research ensuring the impact of the programme on the learner outcomes of Pearson and it’s customers. He plays a particular role in Pearson’s strategy for education in the developing world, and is Chairman of the Pearson Affordable Learning Fund. Prior to Pearson, he was a Partner at McKinsey & … Continue reading “Sir Michael Barber, Chief Education Advisor, Pearson”
Professor Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o spoke about his experiences being in opposition politics and then being in political office, as well as public-private partnerships, and team management.
In this thoughtful discussion, Dr. Fineberg shares reflections on recognizing one’s own bias in decision making and the importance of understanding others’ perspectives while leading.
A Conversation with Drew Faust on Leadership Drew Gilpin Faust is the 28th President of Harvard University and the Lincoln Professor of History in Harvard’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences. As president of Harvard, Faust has expanded financial aid to improve access to Harvard College for students of all economic backgrounds and advocated for increased federal funding for scientific research. She has broadened the University’s international reach, raised the profile of the arts on campus, embraced sustainability, launched edX, the … Continue reading “Drew Gilpin Faust, President of Harvard University”