Harvard Kennedy School
American film producer and director Irwin Winkler spoke Friday in front of aspiring filmmakers, fans, and curious students about rising above political and social adversity in filmmaking.
The U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest J. Moniz advocated for the role of science in securing the nuclear deal with Iran during a lecture at the Institute of Politics on Thursday.
Michelle Rhee, former Chancellor of the Washington D.C. Public Schools and founder of the StudentsFirst advocacy organization, reflected on the challenges she faced and the criticisms she received for her education policies while in office.
Flint, Mich. mayor Karen W. Weaver reflected on the city’s unfolding water crisis and emphasized the importance of utilizing existing channels of government to respond to local issues at the Institute of Politics’ John F. Kennedy Jr. forum Friday.
Panelists at a discussion on campaign finance reform at Harvard Law School asserted that candidates in this presidential election cycle have not emphasized reform initiatives, despite public support for amending campaign finance laws.
United States Congressman Joaquín Castro discussed immigration, the current presidential election, and the status of Latinos in the U.S. in a talk moderated by CNN political analyst and Kennedy School professor David Gergen.
Four female leaders in the environmental movement shared their respective stories in combatting climate change on Tuesday at the Kennedy School.
Author Michael A. Gould-Wartofsky ’07 discussed on Tuesday evening the Occupy movements of 2011, and the lessons on social movements that can be drawn from it.
United States Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh C. Johnson spoke to the public at John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum on Monday night. In a wide-ranging talk, Johnson lectured on a variety of topics, including his ongoing initiatives to address the issues of homegrown terrorism, border, and aviation security.
Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh C. Johnson discussed both immigration and counterterrorism at the Institute of Politics’ John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum on Monday.