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University of Nottingham delegation

September 3, 2019

The Marshal's Office hosted a delegation from the University of Nottingham (UK) for a welcome and discussion at Wadsworth House. The 7-person delegation was led by President and Vice Chancellor Professor Shearer West, and included Harvard alumna Dr. Zoe Trodd, who now leads the Rights Lab at Nottingham.The goal of the visit was to discuss how to further expand the work of the Rights Lab, which works to understand and tackle the significant issue of modern slavery and trafficking, so the group also met with Hanni Stoklosa of the HEAL Trafficking...

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Former Governor Peter Shumlin

August 29, 2019
The former 3-term governor of Vermont, Peter Shumlin, visited Wadsworth House on his first day of an 8-week fellowship at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. During his time at Harvard, Governor Shumlin will teach a weekly Health Policy and Management course to graduate students, hold weekly office hours, participate as a featured speaker on the Voices in Leadership series, and serve as a guest lecturer in other courses. He is pictured below with Pauline Barr, Senior... Read more about Former Governor Peter Shumlin
Margot Gill with the United Board Fellows in the Wadsworth House parlor.

United Board Fellows

July 12, 2019
A group of educators from Asia participating in a special 3-week program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education visited the Marshal's Office for an introduction to Harvard and tour of the Yard. The group was composed of 20 university leaders and faculty members from institutions of higher education across Asia, visiting the US as part of the United Board Fellowship program. University Marshal Margot Gill is... Read more about United Board Fellows

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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