Nankai University delegation

June 21, 2019
A delegation from Nankai University in China visited Harvard to further existing relationships it has with various faculty in the social sciences and humanities. The delegation, led by Prof. Tao Sun, Dean of the Zhou'Enlai School of Government, met with Margot Gill at Wadsworth House. 
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Tara Benedict gives a tour to the Ministers

Harvard Ministerial Leadership Program

June 4, 2019

A group of Ministers of Health and Education from all over the world came to Harvard for the annual conference of the Harvard Ministerial Leadership Program. Launched in 2012, the Ministerial Program is a joint initiative of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, and the Harvard Graduate School of Education. This collaborative approach supports health, education, and finance ministers to pursue ambitious human...

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Margot Gill with Ambassador Nimaga in the Wadsworth House parlor

Ambassador of Mali to the US

May 23, 2019
The Ambassador of Mali to the United States, H.E. Mahamadou Nimaga, visited Wadsworth House for a short visit while in the Boston area for a conference.
Ambassador Nimaga signs the university guest book
Davi Kopenawa speaks at the conference, "Amazonia and Our Planetary Futures."

Davi Kopenawa, spokesman of the Yanomami people

May 9, 2019

Known as "the Dalai Lama of the Rainforest," Davi Kopenawa is a shaman and spokesperson of the Yanomami people in his native country of Brazil. He visited Wadsworth House while at Harvard to participate in the conference, “Amazonia and Our Planetary Futures.” The conference was sponsored by Professors Brian Farrell and Bruno Carvalho of the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies....

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West Virginia delegation at the John Harvard statue in Harvard Yard

Delegation from West Virginia

April 22, 2019

West Virginia's Secretary of State Mac Warner led a delegation of senior officials from the Office of the Governor and from West Virginia University for a multi-day visit to Harvard. The goal of this visit was to connect with Harvard students who may have an interest in helping to develop solutions to some of West Virginia's most pressing public policy and economic development issues. 

This visit was a follow up to a February...

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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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