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Reflections on Educational and International Leadership: A Roundtable Discussion with Allan Goodman On Friday, April 5th, Allan Goodman, President and CEO of the Institute of International Education will be joining students from across the Harvard community at the Harvard Graduate School of Education to engage in a roundtable conversation about his experiences in education, international affairs, and leadership. Space is limited, so please RSVP by March 29th: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/LGGMBKK. Confirmation will be sent during the week of April 1st. Lunch is provided. EVENT DETAILS: • When: Friday, April 5th from 12pm - 1:15pm • Who: Allan Goodman, President and CEO of the Institute of International Education • Where: Longfellow 208, Harvard Graduate School of Education This event is co-sponsored by the Gleitsman Program in Leadership for Social Change at the Center for Public Leadership and the HGSE student group Bridging Boundaries: Comparative Higher Education A Brief Biography of Allan Goodman: As the sixth President of the Institute of International Education, the leading non-for-profit organization in the field of international educational exchange and development training, Dr. Goodman overseas research on international academic mobility, the Fulbright program sponsored by the US Department of State, and efforts to rescue scholars threatened by war, terrorism, and repression. To date, more than 400 scholars have been rescued by the IIE’s Scholar Rescue Fund. IIE has also implemented programs to assist student whose education was at risk of interruption following the Southeast Asian tsunami, Hurricane Katrina, and the earthquakes in Haiti and Japan. Prior to his work with IIE, Dr. Goodman was Executive Dean of the School of Foreign Service and Professor at Georgetown University, served as Presidential Briefing Coordinator for the Director of Central Intelligence in the Carter Administration, was the first American professor to lecture at the Foreign Affairs College of Beijing, helped to create the first U.S. academic exchange program with the Moscow Diplomatic Academy for the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs, and developed the diplomatic training program of the Foreign Ministry of Vietnam. Regarding his involvement with international higher education, Dr. Goodman was recently awarded the Inaugural Gilbert Medal for Internationalization by Universitas 21, an international network of 23 leading research-intensive universities spanning fifteen countries as well as appointed to The Advisory Council of The Council on Higher Education Accreditation International Quality Group. Author of several books on international affairs published by Harvard, Princeton and Yale University presses, Dr. Goodman holds a Ph.D. in Government from Harvard, an M.P.A. from the John F. Kennedy School of Government and a B.S. from Northwestern University. He also holds honorary degrees from Chatham and Toyota Universities, Dickinson, Middlebury, Mount Ida, and Ramapo colleges, and The State University of New York. He has received awards from Georgetown, Johns Hopkins, South Florida, and Tufts universities, in addition to the Légion d’honneur from France.