Fall 2018 WLB Meeting Agenda

 

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Nye Conference Center, 5th Floor, Taubman Building, Harvard Kennedy School
79 John F. Kennedy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
 

6:00 – 7:00 pm

Opening Reception of the Biannual Meeting of the Women's Leadership Board

Victoria A. Budson, Executive Director, Women and Public Policy Program, Harvard Kennedy School
 

7:00 – 9:00 pm

Opening Dinner and Film Screening of RBG

Carol Hamilton, Chair, Women's Leadership Board; Group President, Acquisitions, L’Oréal USA
Hannah Riley Bowles, Roy E. Larsen Senior Lecturer in Public Policy and Management; Co-Director, Women and Public Policy Program; Chair, Management, Leadership, and Decision Sciences Area, Harvard Kennedy School
 
Featuring a musical performance by 21 Colorful Crimson.
 

Introduction and Discussion of Film Screening

Lisa Frelinghuysen, former Law Clerk, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg

 

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Nye Conference Center, 5th Floor, Taubman Building, Harvard Kennedy School
79 John F. Kennedy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
 

7:30 – 8:00 am

Registration and Breakfast 

 

8:00 – 9:00 am

Welcome to the Biannual Meeting of the Women's Leadership Board

Victoria A. Budson, Executive Director, Women and Public Policy Program, Harvard Kennedy School
Iris Bohnet, Albert Pratt Professor of Business and Government; Academic Dean, Harvard Kennedy School; Co-Director, Women and Public Policy Program
Hannah Riley Bowles, Roy E. Larsen Senior Lecturer in Public Policy and Management; Co-Director, Women and Public Policy Program; Chair, Management, Leadership, and Decision Sciences Area, Harvard Kennedy School
Carol Hamilton, Chair, Women's Leadership Board; Group President, Acquisitions, L’Oréal USA
 

9:00 - 10:30 am

World Café

A circling conversation of listening and sharing with WAPPP leadership, fellows, and students. Breaks will be provided.
 

10:30 – 11:30 am

The Changing Landscape of American Politics: Latinx Power Comes of Age

David R. Ayón, Senior Strategist and Advisor, Latino Decisions; Senior Fellow, Center for the Study of Los Angeles, Loyola Marymount University
Mayra Macias, Political Director, Latino Victory
Moderator: Marshall Ganz, Rita E. Hauser Senior Lecturer in Leadership, Organizing, and Civil Society, Harvard Kennedy School
 

11:30 - 11:45 am

Break

 

11:45 am - 12:30 pm

Celebrating Men and Women of the Corporation 40 Years Later

Hannah Riley Bowles, Roy E. Larsen Senior Lecturer in Public Policy and Management; Co-Director, Women and Public Policy Program; Chair, Management, Leadership, and Decision Sciences Area, Harvard Kennedy School
Rosabeth M. Kanter, Ernest L. Arbuckle Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School
 

12:30 – 1:30 pm

Lunch

 

1:30 – 2:30 pm

New Member Introductions and Networking

Carol Hamilton, Chair, Women's Leadership Board; Group President, Acquisitions, L’Oréal USA

 

2:30 – 6:00 pm

Skills Building Session: Immunity to Change

Timothy O'Brien, Lecturer in Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
 
A multipart skills building session that will provide leaders with new tools for understanding resistance to change and a new way to think about pathways to improvement, effectiveness, and progress. 
 
Malkin Penthouse, 4th Floor, Littauer Building, Harvard Kennedy School
79 John F. Kennedy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
 

6:00 – 7:00 pm

Reception

 

7:00 - 9:00 pm

Dinner and A Global Conversation About U.S.-China Relations

Graham Allison, Douglas Dillon Professor of Government; former Dean, Harvard Kennedy School (1977-1989); former Director, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs (1995-2017); former Assistant Secretary of Defense, U.S. Department of Defense (1993-1994)
Julia Voo, MC/MPA Candidate, Harvard Kennedy School; Deputy Head of Policy, U.K. Trade and Investment, British Embassy Beijing
 

Friday, November 9, 2018

Nye Conference Center, 5th Floor, Taubman Building, Harvard Kennedy School
79 John F. Kennedy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
 

8:00 – 8:30

Registration and Breakfast 

 

8:30 – 9:00 am

Opening Remarks

Victoria A. Budson, Executive Director, Women and Public Policy Program, Harvard Kennedy School
Carol Hamilton, Chair, Women's Leadership Board; Group President, Acquisitions, L’Oréal USA

 

9:00 - 10:30 am

Election Debrief of the 2018 Midterms in the United States

Margaret Talev, Senior White House Correspondent, Bloomberg News; former President, White House Correspondents' Association (2017-2018); Fellow, Institute of Politics, Harvard Kennedy School
David King, Senior Lecturer in Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
Amy Dacey, former CEO, Democratic National Committee (2014-2016); Executive Vice President and Managing Director, Issues Management and Public Affairs, MWWPR; Fellow, Institute of Politics, Harvard Kennedy School
Joseph Heck, President, RedRock Government Relations; former U.S. Representative, Nevada's 3rd Congressional District (2011-2017); Fellow, Institute of Politics, Harvard Kennedy School
Moderated by Steve Jarding, Lecturer in Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
 

10:30 - 11:00 am

Break

 

11:00 – 11:45 am

The Future of Women in Media

Farai Chideya, Program Officer, Creativity and Free Expression, Ford Foundation
Nancy Gibbs, Editor in Chief, TIME Magazine; Edward R. Murrow Professor of Press, Politics, and Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
Jennifer Peter, Managing Editor, The Boston Globe
 

11:45 am – 12:00 pm

Closing Remarks

Carol Hamilton, Chair, Women's Leadership Board; Group President, Acquisitions, L’Oréal USA
Iris Bohnet, Albert Pratt Professor of Business and Government; Academic Dean, Harvard Kennedy School; Co-Director, Women and Public Policy Program
Hannah Riley Bowles, Roy E. Larsen Senior Lecturer in Public Policy and Management; Co-Director, Women and Public Policy Program; Chair, Management, Leadership, and Decision Sciences Area, Harvard Kennedy School
Victoria A. Budson, Executive Director, Women and Public Policy Program, Harvard Kennedy School
 

12:00 - 1:00 pm

Networking Luncheon