Thursday, November 4, 2021

9:00 – 9:15 AM ET | Welcome to the Fall 2021 WLB Meeting and Update from WLB Chair Carol Hamilton
  • Carol Hamilton, Chair, Women's Leadership Board; Group President, Acquisitions, L’Oréal USA
9:15 – 10:00 AM ET | In Conversation with 2021 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Maria Ressa
  • Maria Ressa, Filipino journalist; 2021 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate; CPL Hauser Leader in Residence and Shorenstein Fellow, HKS
  • Joan Donovan (Moderator), Research Director of the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy; Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy, HKS
10:00 – 10:15 AM ET | Break
10:15 – 10:30 AM ET | New Member Introductions
10:30 – 11:15 AM ET | In Conversation with President of Moldova and HKS Alumna Maia Sandu
  • Maia Sandu, first female President of Moldova; MC/MPA 2010
  • Jane Mansbridge (Moderator), Founding Faculty Chair, WAPPP; Adams Professor of Political Leadership and Democratic Values, Emerita
11:15 – 11:30 AM ET | Break
11:30 AM – 12:15 PM ET | Power, for All: How it Works and Why it's Everyone's Business
  • Julie Battilana, Founder and Faculty Chair, Social Innovation and Change Initiative (SICI); Alan L. Gleitsman Professor of Social Innovation, HKS; Joseph C. Wilson Professor of Business Administration, HBS
12:15 – 12:30 PM ET | Break
12:30 – 1:15 PM ET | Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Tech: The ACT Report with Baroness Oona King
  • Oona King, VP of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, SNAP Inc.; Baroness King of Bow; former Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom; former Director Diversity Strategy, Google
  • Iris Bohnet (Moderator), Albert Pratt Professor of Business and Government; Co-director, WAPPP
1:15 – 1:30 PM ET | Break
1:30 – 2:15 PM ET | Updates from Co-Directors Iris Bohnet and Hannah Riley Bowles
  • Iris Bohnet, Albert Pratt Professor of Business and Government; Co-director, WAPPP
  • Hannah Riley Bowles, Roy E. Larsen Senior Lecturer in Public Policy and Management; Co-Director, WAPPP and CPL
2:15 – 2:30 PM ET | Break
2:30 – 3:15 PM ET | The Implications of the Pandemic on the Future of Work
  • Alicia Sasser Modestino, Associate Professor in the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs and the Department of Economics, Northeastern University;  Associate Director, Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy; Research Fellow, WAPPP
  • Daniel Schneider, Professor of Public Policy, HKS; Co-Director, Shift Project
  • Hannah Riley Bowles (Moderator), Roy E. Larsen Senior Lecturer in Public Policy and Management; Co-Director, WAPPP and CPL
3:15 – 3:30 PM ET | Break
3:30 – 4:15 PM ET | The Current State of Afghanistan
  • Farah Pandith, Senior Fellow, Future of Diplomacy Project, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs; Adjunct Senior Fellow; Council on Foreign Relations; Senior Advisor, Institute for Strategic Dialogue; political appointee in the George H.W. Bush, George W. Bush, and Barack H. Obama administrations
  • Naheed Sarabi, former Deputy Minister for Policy in the Ministry of Finance, Afghanistan
  • Erica Chenoweth (Moderator), Frank Stanton Professor of the First Amendment, HKS; Susan S. and Kenneth L. Wallach Professor, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
4:15 – 4:30 PM ET | Closing Remarks
4:30 – 5:00 PM ET | Breakout Groups