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

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

HKS Alumni Trivia Nights at Kinsale

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

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

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
6:30pm 6:30pm

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
5:00pm 5:00pm

Volunteer with Community Action Partners

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
5:30pm 5:30pm

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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