Harvard Kennedy School changes what’s possible
Our students are globally minded, intellectually curious, and committed to public service. Get to know some of them.
Equity Fellows are addressing injustices in the Black and African American communities—in education, healthcare, IT, finance (and beyond)
The Equity Fellowship Program at the Center for Public Leadership supports students devoted to understanding and breaking down societal barriers to equity for the Black, African American, Latino, and other marginalized communities in the United States.
January Term (or J-Term) is an opportunity for HKS students to take condensed courses in the weeks leading up to the spring semester. Here’s what they learned.
Beyond firsts: LaShyra Nolen MD/MPP 2024 steps into the ring to fight for equitable policies in health care
Driven by her passion for health care and social justice, LaShyra “Lash” Nolen MPP/MD 2024 will use her degrees in public policy and medicine to make a difference in the lives of others.
We asked some HKS students who serve—and have served—in the military: What does public service mean to you? How has your military experience shaped your understanding of and connection to public service? Here is what they shared.
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We are committed to strengthening our ability to have candid and constructive conversations across difference. We assessed the challenges that HKS faces in fostering candid and constructive conversations and developed a strategy and recommendations for overcoming them.