Financial Times Interview: Rosabeth Moss Kanter
ALI Chair and Director and HBS professor, Rosabeth Moss Kanter, was recently interviewed by the Financial Times to discuss ALI and its vital role in employing a leadership force that can think differently about community, national, global problems and bring innovative solutions.
Unlikely Crusader, Saving One Girl at a Time
Junko Yoda, 2010 AL Fellow, established a successful career as the first female vice president of Goldman Sachs in Asia and has now transitioned into a second career in non-profit work. Through her non-profit, CLinked, she is working to reduce commercial exploitation of women and children by linking communities through education, health, and economic development partners to innovate local solutions.
What has my food been eating? Laurent Adamowicz at TEDxBeaconStreet
Senior Fellow 2011 in the Advanced Leadership Initiative at Harvard University, Laurent Adamowicz is a former food industry executive and serial entrepreneur. He is the founder & CEO of Bon'App, a simple nutrition guidance mobile application that tells you what's in your food.
The Harvard Gazette: Art and cost
The Hauser Center invited experts to address the question: “Are Arts Relevant in a 21st Century World?”
WBUR Radio: Trader Joe's Doug Rauch
Former Trader Joe's president Doug Rauch and 2010 AL Fellow discusses the company he founded, Urban Food Initiative, which aims to reclaim discarded food and create healthy meals for low-income customers.
The Boston Globe: Putting expired foods to healthy use
Former Trader Joe's president Doug Rauch and 2010 AL Fellow takes aim at poor nutrition with plans to sell meals prepared with food that is edible but has passed its sell-by date to low-income consumers in Boston
Africa Atlantic to set up a pioneering agribusiness knowledge center in Ghana
Issa Baluch's (2011 AL Fellow) Africa Atlantic receives support from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard Kennedy School to facilitate industry trainings for farmers as entrepreneurs on innovative, economic, environmental and social impact designs.
The New York Times: Losing My Leg to a Medical Error
Fredrick S. Southwick, a professor of medicine at University of Florida and 2010 AL Fellow, shares his story about how he lost his leg because of a preventible error and choosing this as a moment to make a difference in healthcare policy.
The Boston Globe: Campaign Aims to Spur End-of-Life Conversations
Learn more about The Conversation Project and how Harvey Freishtat (2011 Advanced Leadership Fellow) and this organization are assisting families facing end of life care considerations.
The Boston Globe: Bon'App Launches "Help Fight Teen Obesity"
A Boston-based start-up seeks to educate about nutrition through the use of mobile technology.
Bloomberg Businessweek: Harvard's Advanced Leadership Initiative
The Advanced Leadership Initiative is redefining the arc and concept of a lifelong professional education
Harvard Gazette: High-tech tools for change
Wide-ranging think tank promotes educational innovation.
The Wall Street Journal: Tools to Help the World
Harvard is opening its doors to veteran leaders—and possibly changing higher education forever.
The Boston Globe: Harvard Helps Retired Leaders Find New Purpose
Front page article on how this Fellowship steers social conscience.
Turning on the lights
"Liberia certainly is dark in terms of light, but not in human capital," said Fahey, a 2010 fellow of Harvard's Advanced Leadership Initiative.
The Economist: A New State of Higher Education (audio)
Rosabeth Moss Kanter, a professor at Harvard Business School, explains how retired leaders can use their skills for social good.
Doctor Works to Fix Medicine
After his ex-wife nearly died in the hospital, ALI Fellow Dr. Frederick Southwick decided things needed to change.