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West Virginia delegation at the John Harvard statue in Harvard Yard

Delegation from West Virginia

April 22, 2019

The Secretary of State for the state of West Virginia, Mac Warner, led a delegation for a multi-day visit to Harvard to learn about ways to engage with students to tackle public policy challenges in their state. This visit was a follow up to a February trek undertaken by a dozen MPP-MBA joint degree candidates from the Kennedy...

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First Lady of Costa Rica

April 10, 2019

The First Lady of Costa Rica, Claudia Dobles, visited the Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD) to discuss her country's efforts toward decarbonization.  Her day began with a welcome at Wadsworth House with Margot Gill. Pictured left to right: University Marshal Margot Gill, Deputy Minister of Housing and Human Settlements Patricio Morera, First Lady Claudia Dobles, GSD Director of Recruitment and Student Affairs John Aslanian, and GSD Loeb Fellow Mike Smith.

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The President of Ghana at the John Harvard statue with his country's flag flying overhead

President of Ghana

March 29, 2019

The President of Ghana, His Excellency Nana Akufo-Addo, spent a day at Harvard in conjunction with the opening of the student-run African Development Conference, for which he delivered the opening public address in the JFK, Jr. Forum.  The Harvard University Center for African Studies (CAS) hosted a student and faculty meet-and-greet for the President, and a dinner in his honor that evening at the...

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The flag of Sierra Leone flies at University Hall in honor of President Bio's visit

President of Sierra Leone

March 8, 2019
The President of Sierra Leone, His Excellency Julius Maada Bio, visited Harvard at the invitation of the Harvard University Center for African Studies. Professor Emmanuel Akyeampong, Faculty Director of the Center, convened a full day of meetings and events for the President, culminating with a seminar held at the Harvard Law School featuring Dr. Paul Farmer of Partners in Health, Professor Fernando Reimers of the Harvard... Read more about President of Sierra Leone

Delegation from the Israeli Council for Higher Education

February 27, 2019
A delegation from the Israeli Council for Higher Education spent a day at Harvard learning about various topics such as online education, tech transfer and development, physics and quantum science. They also had a tour of the Harvard Business School and visited the i-Lab. Their day began with a welcome and overview at Wadsworth House with Margot Gill.
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Senior Leadership Fellow Jeffrey Sanchez

February 5, 2019

Former Massachusetts State Representative Jeffrey Sanchez (MPA '11) visited Wadsworth House near the start of his term as a Senior Leadership Fellow at the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health.

Jeff Sanchez with Margot Gill in the Wadsworth House parlor

Ambassador Hockey signs the university guest book at Wadsworth House

Ambassador of Australia to the US

February 4, 2019
Hon. Joe Hockey, Australian Ambassador to the US, visited Harvard while in Boston on business. Following a welcome at Wadsworth House, he and University Marshal Margot Gill visited President Bacow in Massachusetts Hall.