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Family Foundation Raising Awareness about Schizophrenia

June 28, 2017
2015 ALI Fellow Eduardo Elejalde is helping the Picower Institute at MIT advance its research into schizophrenia and bi-polar disorder. In the Picower Institute's Summer Newsletter, Mr. Elejalde shares the story of his daughter, Natalia, and the renaming of his foundation in her memory to raise awareness about the need to support research on mental disorders.

Reversing the Losing Streak on Sesame Street

May 18, 2017

When CEO Jeffrey Dunn took over Sesame Street in 2014 and made a licensing arrangement with HBO, many people were skeptical this would take the program in the right direction. But with a new mission to, “Make kids smarter, stronger, and kinder,” and a lot more innovation, it seems the opposite is in the works. Professor Rosabeth Moss Kanter, who wrote the case with Assistant Professor Ryan Raffaelli, talks about reversing a losing streak with new partnerships and in the process determining how to answer foundational questions like, “Who are we if we make this deal?”

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A Smarter Approach to Infrastructure

April 5, 2017

Suneel Kamlani is a senior Advanced Leadership Fellow at Harvard University. He is the former co-CEO of markets for Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC and chief operating officer of UBS Investment Bank.