We’re sharing a few highlights of the programming organized by City Ambassadors around the world. Make sure you check our Events calendar to see upcoming events in your city or fill out the Ideas box below to suggest your own event.
London | June 11
City Ambassador Tatiana Avedessian organized a panel discussion on Women in Finance. The speakers included Joy Adams, Andrea Marmojelo, Isabel Liu, Monica Mendiratta and Deanna Zhang.
Boston | May 31
Three HKS graduates met at Sip Cafe in downtown Boston for a themed lunch discussion on youth-led activism. Anika Manzoor, an MPP graduate who organized the lunch, is the ED of Youth Activism Project, an NGO that empowers youth activists.
London | May 31
London City Ambassador Tatiana Avedissian organized a panel discussion on women in politics. Newly elected MP Irina von Wiese; Resham Kotecha, head of engagement for Women2Win; and Siobhan Benita, London mayoral candidate 2020, all joined to discuss challenges facing women in public office.
Boston | May 30, 2019
Seven HKS graduates met in Cambridge for a themed dinner discussion on challenges facing Central American countries. The organizer, Margaret Blood, is the founder and ED of Mil Milagros, and NGO that empowers indigenous Guatemalans.
Nairobi | May 27, 2019
Social gathering at the Ibis Styles Hotel
Copenhagen | April 25, 2019
Copenhagen City Kick-Off
Delhi | April 20, 2019
City Ambassador Hemakshi Meghani organized a meet-up in Delhi for alumnae. The group hosted external experts to discuss the theme of prosperity.
Seoul | March 8, 2019
International Women’s Day Celebration
Washington | March 6, 2019
Seminar Series: Beyond the Basics: Mastering the Pillars of Organizational Success
Delhi | February 16, 2019
Potluck picnic at the Lodhi Gardens
Israel | January 29, 2019
Meetup on innovation in education and learning
London | January 17, 2019
Tatiana der Avedissian launched the HKS Women’s Network London chapter with more than 20 alumnae. Participants networked and discussed future events and programming opportunities. The group is now organized with London-based LinkedIn and WhatsApp groups!
Philadelphia | January 12, 2019
Bernie Munley and Gail Chavis organized a movie and discussion event in early January. HKS and HLS women watched On the Basis of Sex, a documentary on the early career of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and discussed personal experiences with gender discrimination.
Ideas and Suggestions
As the HKSWN grows, we would be grateful to hear from you. Specifically, what programming and outcomes would you like to see from the Network, and how would you like to be engaged to help further the work?