Event Detail

Print print

Friday, March 4, 2016

Lessons in Leadership: A Conversation with Richard Stengel

Join Richard Stengel, U.S. Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs, for a conversation about the role millennials can and should play in the areas of public diplomacy and foreign service. Mr. Stengel, who served as Managing Editor of TIME from 2007-2013, will also discuss the propagation of misinformation online as it relates to ISIS, Russia, and global policy challenges. How do we, as citizens, push back against disinformation and falsehoods to ensure the truth is heard? MORE ABOUT RICHARD STENGEL Richard Stengel was sworn in as Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs on February 14, 2014. As Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs, he provides global strategic leadership of all Department of State public diplomacy and public affairs engagement and oversees the bureaus of Educational and Cultural Affairs, International Information Programs, and Public Affairs, and the Center for Strategic Counterterrorism Communications. Prior to assuming this position, Richard Stengel was the Managing Editor of TIME from 2006 to 2013, which includes print and digital, domestic and international. From 2004 to 2006, he was the President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. Mr. Stengel was the Ferris Professor of Journalism at Princeton University in 1999. From 1992 to 1994, Mr. Stengel worked with Nelson Mandela on his autobiography, Long Walk to Freedom, and later served as an associate producer of the 1996 Oscar-nominated documentary, Mandela. Mr. Stengel received an Emmy award in 2012 for his work as executive producer on TIME’s documentary, “Beyond 9/11: Portraits of Resilience.” Richard Stengel has written for many publications and is the author of several books, including Mandela’s Wayand January Sun: One Day, Three Lives, A South African Town. During his career at TIME he also served as the magazine’s national and culture editor as well as editor of TIME.com. Mr. Stengel received a B.A. from Princeton University and studied English and History as a Rhodes Scholar at Christ Church, Oxford.

  • Location:
    Darman Room, Taubman Building (First Floor)
  • Date:
    Friday, March 4, 2016
  • Time:
    8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Contact Email

< Return to Events Calendar

Search Events

Enter keyword phrase, location, speaker, or event sponsor.

Search Events

View by Event Type

View by Event Type

Sort by Date

Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30

John F. Kennedy School of Government 79 John F. Kennedy Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
617-495-1100 Get Directions Visit Contact Page