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Women who lead

Panel will examine current challenges, opportunities in business, education, politics



Harvard School of Public Health Dean Julio Frenk (center) met with Hussein Ali Mwinyi, the Tanzanian minister of health and social welfare, and Florence Guillaume, Haiti’s minister of public health and population, during a three-day gathering that is a key part of a broader program to enhance the effectiveness of health ministers in developing and middle-income countries.

Ministering to health

Officials from a dozen nations gather at Harvard to network, learn leadership skills to reduce problems at home



With her personal copy of Martin Luther King's "Letter from Birmingham Jail," President Drew Faust talked about how the Civil Rights Movement and King’s words affected her. She told the Harvard Business School students that they don’t have to enter service-related fields to foster change. If they desire it, opportunities to act will become apparent. “Keep in mind this intense desire to make a difference, and you’re going to find a lot of opportunities to do it,” Faust said.

Message delivered

President Faust offers her insights into ‘Letter from Birmingham Jail’ to HBS first-year students