2015

2015 Oct 09

#Tech4Democracy Showcase and Challenge

5:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum, Harvard Kennedy School 79 John F. Kennedy St. Cambridge, MA 02138

#Tech4Democracy Showcase and Challenge

 About the Event

Greater Boston is home to a growing and vibrant community of civic technologists: students, entrepreneurs, and passionate citizens who are using their creativity and knowledge of digital technology to make our governments run better, engage our communities, and improve our quality of life.

 The #Tech4Democracy Showcase and Challenge will bring together the local civic tech community and anyone with an...

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2015 Aug 07

Responsible Business Leadership in China and the US: Private Sector and Public Value

12:00pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

Alison Dining Room and NYE ABC, 5th Floor, Taubman Building Harvard Kennedy School of Government 79 JFK Street Cambridge, MA

The Harvard Kennedy School's Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation and the Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB)  are pleased to host a conference on responsible business leadership in China and the United States as part of their joint research and executive education initiative on private roles for public goals. Current research, practical implications and the intellectual agenda moving forward will be part of the discussion. Renowned speakers will share their views on the topic.

The event will start off with a reception from 12:00 -1:00 pm in...

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Harvard Ash Center Announces Appointment of Wael Ghonim as Senior Fellow

July 14, 2015

Cambridge, MA – The Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at Harvard Kennedy School today announces the appointment of Egyptian technologist and Internet activist Wael Ghonim as a senior fellow. Ghonim recently cofounded Parlio, a new online community focused on elevating thoughtful discourse.

Ghonim’s research during his fellowship will focus on how technology can be harnessed to create space for civic-minded citizens, experts, opinion-makers, academics, and officials to engage each other in discussions of the most pressing social, political, and economic issues...

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