Our community is coming together this week to celebrate our graduates’ remarkable achievements before they head around the world in service of their communities. Families and friends have descended upon the Harvard campus to celebrate their loved ones’ accomplishments, and Harvard Square is a flurry of activity.
Take a moment to learn about some of our exceptional 2023 graduates.
“If you have the opportunity to make a difference in someone’s quality of life, you have the responsibility to make that difference. That’s why I do what I do.” - Yasmin Kayali MC/MPA 2023
Catarina Correa MC/MPA 2023 is combining her experience as a judge with the skills she learned at Harvard Kennedy School to launch a program for police charged with criminal offenses.
A rocket enthusiast and marathon runner, Megan Cordone MPP 2023 combines her strengths in physics and policy to pursue a public service career.
Lawyer Eliazar Chacha MC/MPA 2023 looks to HKS to bridge his legal career with his advocacy work.
Austin Boral MPP/MBA 2023 wants public officials to retain and share what they learn tackling the most complex public problems—from election administration to homelessness response—and build government’s institutional memory along the way.
A film director and producer, Ian Daniel MC/MPA 2023 looks to policy to help change the trajectory of centuries-old injustice.
Siew Sanz Ng MPA/ID 2023 plans to explore the intersection between technology, public policy, and equity upon graduation from Harvard Kennedy School.
Yasmin Kayali MC/MPA 2023 is combining her humanitarian drive, business experience, and the skills and knowledge she has gained at HKS to make a difference in the region.
U.S. Air Force veteran Korde Inniss MPA 2023 will join the U.S. Foreign Service to work on issues related to diversity in the Department of State, an issue he explored at Harvard Kennedy School's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs.
Shady ElGhazaly Harb MC/MPA 2023, a prominent youth activist during the 2011 uprising, finds new ways to understand the continuing struggle for democracy in Egypt during his time at Harvard Kennedy School.
David Corbie MPA 2023 is sparking a new conversation about how to shift the paradigm in Boston and strengthen opportunities for the city’s Black community.
Deputy mayor of Kyiv Konstantin Usov MC/MPA 2023 makes bet on a better future in leaving his homeland for training at Kennedy School.
Grace Park MPP 2023 came to Harvard Kennedy School with an interest in cybersecurity policy, an issue they worked on as an officer in the U.S. Army. But upon arriving at HKS, they became more interested in the intersection of artificial intelligence and public policy.