Leadership Breakfast: Paradigms in Leadership—Calm, Assertive Leadership
Nov
28
8:00 AM08:00

Leadership Breakfast: Paradigms in Leadership—Calm, Assertive Leadership

Laurence J. Stybel will discuss why people are attracted to calm assertive leaders and how you can become one through the words you use and the way you position your body.  He is a doctoral level (Harvard University) psychologist, co-founder of two companies, and a national figure on leadership.  He has done leadership development for Harvard University, the United States Coast Guard, Cybersecurity Industry Alliance, MITRE, and Raytheon.
 
He is co author of NAVIGATING THE WATERFALL, a book about career management and leadership in the 21st Century.  Larry is co founder of Stybel Peabody Associates, Inc. in Boston.  More...
 
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LEADERSHIP SURVIVAL SKILLS XXVIII:  Dialogue Across the Political Divide
Nov
28
6:00 PM18:00

LEADERSHIP SURVIVAL SKILLS XXVIII: Dialogue Across the Political Divide

Katie Hyten from Essential Partners will offer a unique approach to dialogue that promotes connection and curiosity between those who see one another as the “enemy”. Their approach has transformed conflicts across the country and the world - but its principles are widely applicable for everyday conversation.  More...

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Cambridge 5K - 2017 Yulefest
Dec
10
8:45 AM08:45

Cambridge 5K - 2017 Yulefest

  • Harvard Kennedy School - Taubman Building (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Long before Christmas, there was a quirky winter festival named "Yule" that people really loved. Join HKS Alumni on 12/10 for a 5K race that takes the holidays back to their old school roots! Yulefest starts & finishes in front of Harvard Yard and is immediately followed by a festive block party that's sponsored by three local brewers. Registration includes a cozy knit hat + a festive post-race block party (featuring DJ Ren Select & Mr Energy). Make sure to register under the HKS team-- “HKS Alumni”  More...

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Museum of Fine Arts Meet-Up!
Dec
13
6:30 PM18:30

Museum of Fine Arts Meet-Up!

  • Museum of Fine Arts - Cocktail Bar near Sharf Visitor Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Come join your fellow alumni for a night at the Museum of Fine Arts during the holiday season! There is free admission every Wednesday at MFA after 4 p.m. We will meet near the cocktail/appetizers bar and icicle tower across from the Sharf Visitor Center at 6:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. and can tour as a group after or individually.  More...

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Rhode Island Alumni Dinner Discussion – Life After HKS
Nov
16
6:00 PM18:00

Rhode Island Alumni Dinner Discussion – Life After HKS

HKSNEAA arranges dinners themed around specific topics, and we are excited to announce our upcoming event focused on our HKS alumni in the Greater Rhode Island / Bristol County Massachusetts region.  You will dine with a small group of 10 to 15 HKS alumni and enjoy a casual and fun evening of discussion centering on Life After HKS.  More...

Please RSVP by November 13, 2017 to confirm your attendance: Click to RSVP

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Cocktails & Public Policy: Meet Stephanie Pollack – The state’s transportation czar
Nov
1
6:00 PM18:00

Cocktails & Public Policy: Meet Stephanie Pollack – The state’s transportation czar

Come hear about the challenges Transportation Czar Stephanie Pollack confronted in her first year in office; proposed infrastructure projects including the north/south rail connection and the Green Line extension; and her thoughts about the future of transportation (such as driverless cars and hyperloops). More...

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HKS Alumni Trivia Nights at Kinsale
Oct
25
6:00 PM18:00

HKS Alumni Trivia Nights at Kinsale

  • Kinsale Irish Pub and Restaurant (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Come out to test your knowledge and have some fun with your fellow HKS grads at Trivia Night!    Network and mingle from 6pm onward.  Trivia runs from 7-9pm.  Look for the HKSNEAA table when you arrive – we’ll form our own HKS team(s) and compete against as many as 20 other teams at the Kinsale.  Competition is fierce, but the HKS team took first place at our last Trivia Night. 

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Leadership Breakfast:  Paradigms in Leadership—A mindset shift to make you a better leader this year
Oct
24
8:00 AM08:00

Leadership Breakfast: Paradigms in Leadership—A mindset shift to make you a better leader this year

Tamara Tilleman (HKS’05) will review the role of paradigms in leadership, how to search for the next paradigm in your industry and how to become the person who can apply new ways of thinking to propel opportunity, growth and innovation.  This discussion will help will consider a different way of thinking about leadership, paradigms, and decision making.

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From HKS to Elected Office: The Hows and Whys from Those Who Serve
Oct
12
6:00 PM18:00

From HKS to Elected Office: The Hows and Whys from Those Who Serve

Learn about why they do it and how their HKS experience shaped their approach to public service and influenced their effectiveness as leaders.

Expected Moderator: HKS Professor David King: David C. King is Senior Lecturer in Public Policy at The Harvard Kennedy School and Faculty Chair of the Masters in Public Administration program. 

Expected Panelist to Include:

  • Tom O'Neill III, D: Former Lt Governor of Mass and son of legendary Speaker of the House Tip O'Neill. Founder of O'Neill Associates.  

  • Marilinda Garcia, R: NH State Rep and former 2012 candidate for US Congress

  • Jeffery Sanchez, D: Mass State Rep from Jamaica Plain and newly appointed chairmen of the House Ways and Means Committee 

  • David Hess, R: Served 25 years in New Hampshire House of Representatives.

  • Marjorie Decker, R: Currently serving her third term in the Massachusetts House of Representatives representing the 25th Middlesex District.

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The Art of Podcasting - With Matt Cadwallader
Sep
14
6:30 PM18:30

The Art of Podcasting - With Matt Cadwallader

Join us at the Podcast Garage in Allston for a workshop on Podcasting.

In this 90-minute workshop, you'll learn the steps involved in putting together a Podcast and techniques to make the audio tell your story. You'll also hear from Matt Cadwallader, host of the Harvard Kennedy School PolicyCast, on interview techniques, podcast content, and the podcast's origin. 

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Volunteer with Community Action Partners
Sep
8
5:00 PM17:00

Volunteer with Community Action Partners

  • Community Action Partners of HBSAB (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

We have the cause. You have the effect!

Community Action Partners (CAP) of HBSAB is an alliance of local HBS and Kennedy School alumni working with local nonprofits on pro-bono management consulting projects. To volunteer, complete the CAP Volunteer Application before the deadline of Friday, September 8th. We will close popular projects to new volunteers so sign up early to get your top choice.

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Evening Canoe on the Charles
Aug
10
5:30 PM17:30

Evening Canoe on the Charles

  • Paddle Boston - Charles River Canoe and Kayak (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join the HKS Alumni Association to explore the Charles River in Newton as the daylight draws to a close. Canoe or kayak under bridges and past shores you have never seen from the water and get to know this area in a whole new light. Bring food and picnic as you paddle. Watch for wildlife and enjoy the cool evening breezes across the water as you talk with other HKS alumni about infrastructure and environmental issues you are seeing in a whole new light as you paddle. 

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