Ash Center Foyer, 124 Mount Auburn St., Floor 2, Suite 200N
In recent years, many communities around the world have experienced severe and consequential natural disasters. Join two Harvard students Laura O’Connell HKS MPP 2019 and Jennifer Kaplan HGSD MUP 2019 to discuss how these affected populations and others are preparing for a growing risk by improving resiliency through planning and policy. O'Connell and Kaplan will present the findings from two projects they completed respectively, funded in part by the Ash Center.
Ash Center foyer, 124 Mt Auburn Street, Suite 200N
Join Ashutosh Varshney, Sol Goldman Professor of International Studies and the Social Sciences at Brown University and Ash Center resident fellow, for a discussion on India's 2019 national elections. Professor Varshney will discuss the major policy issues dominating the campaign and examine likely political scenarios following the vote. Scott Mainwaring, Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor, Harvard...
In this issue, we tell the story of how Ash faculty, staff, & students led the charge in a school-wide campaign to get students to the polls. We also introduce Jennifer Musisi, Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative Mayor in Residence, and Roy and Lila Ash Fellow Ryan Swann MC/MPA 2019. Included are...
Just days after Ryan Swann MC/MPA 2019 and his identical twin brother, Bryan MC/MPA 2019, walked across the stage to accept their diplomas at Prince George’s County Largo High School in Maryland, the brothers enlisted in the Marine Corps Reserve and were en route to basic training in Parris Island, South Carolina.
“I come from a large family of veterans and public servants,” says Ryan Swann, recipient of the Ash Center's 2018–19 Roy and Lila Ash Fellowship in Democracy, a scholarship that is awarded to a meritorious mid-career student with a proven dedication to democratic governance and public-sector innovation. “I really felt the need to serve.”... Read more about Roy and Lila Ash Fellow Ryan Swann: A Story of Service