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Deep Dive Chair Forest Reinhardt

ALI Hosts 2019 Climate Change Deep Dive

March 26, 2019

It takes transformational leadership to inspire individuals to sacrifice the comforts of the here and now for the benefits of the there and then. That was the central message of the Harvard Advanced Leadership Initiative’s (ALI) 2019 Climate Change Deep Dive.

The 2019 Climate Change Deep Dive provided ALI Fellows an in-depth view of the complexities and opportunities surrounding global climate issues. Harvard Business School (HBS) Professor and ALI Executive...

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2017 ALI Fellow Deema Bibi

New post-retirement job: making the world a better place

February 11, 2019

Retirement experts often recommend working longer as a way to make savings outlive the saver, but it isn't always easy.

Burnout, age discrimination, health issues and new technologies that eliminate jobs or make veteran workers' skills outdated conspire against those who try.

There is a growing wave of hope, however, that saving the world – or at least taking a shot at making it a better place – may be the answer.

ALI Faculty greet new fellows

New faculty chair welcomes record-breaking Advanced Leadership Initiative Cohort

January 2, 2019

The new faculty chair of Harvard’s Advanced Leadership Initiative (ALI) announced the selection of 48 ALI Fellows and 20 ALI Partners to take part in its intensive, multi-disciplinary fellowship program. Meredith B. Rosenthal, ALI Faculty Chair and C. Boyden Gray Professor of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, noted that this was the program’s largest and most selective cohort to date.

ALI aims to leverage the skills of highly accomplished leaders to tackle some of the world’s most pressing problems. The initiative is a third stage of higher education, changing the...

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ALI Co-Chair Monica Higgins

Advanced Leadership Initiative Looks to Education for Democratic Renewal

June 11, 2018

Cambridge, MA -- With public trust in the government nearing historic lows, the Advanced Leadership Initiative’s (ALI) Education, Democracy and Human Rights Deep Dive examined how education could promote democratic values in the United States.

ALI Faculty Co-Chair Fernando Reimers of the Harvard Graduate School of Education chaired the Deep Dive, convening faculty and...

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Howard Koh

Harvard's Advanced Leadership Initiative Examines Role of Business in Public Health

May 15, 2018

Cambridge, MA – Experts in public health, faculty from across Harvard, and leaders from the business world came together to examine the role that business can play in addressing public health issues at the Advanced Leadership Initiative’s (ALI) Health and the Role of Business Deep Dive.

ALI Faculty Co-Chairs Howard Koh and...

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HBS Professor Amy Edmondson

Harvard's Advanced Leadership Initiative Takes a Deep Look at Climate Change

March 14, 2018

Cambridge, MA -- With speakers ranging from an environmental activist to a former Secretary of the US Navy, the Advanced Leadership Initiative’s (ALI) Climate Change Deep Dive presented a multi-faceted look at the causes, consequences, and potential solutions for climate change.

ALI Faculty Co-Chair Forest Reinhardt of Harvard Business School led the 2018 Deep Dive, a two-day...

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