Faces In The Suite

 

Over the last few years, our students have had a chance to meet some very interesting people through the FDR Foundation! Here’s a sampling:

 

Anna Sevortian, Director Human Rights Watch RussiaFireside Chat: Human Rights in Putin's Russia Anna Sevortian, Director Human Rights Watch RussiaFireside Chat: Human Rights in Putin's Russia Doris Kearns-Goodwin, Historian, AuthorLecture: FDR, TR, and Lincoln Doris Kearns-Goodwin, Historian, AuthorLecture: FDR, TR, and Lincoln Julio Frenk, former Dean of the Harvard School of Public Health; President, University of MiamiPanel: Global Health Equity Julio Frenk, former Dean of the Harvard School of Public Health; President, University of MiamiPanel: Global Health Equity Laurence Summers, former President of Harvard UniversityPanel: Global Health Equity Laurence Summers, former President of Harvard UniversityPanel: Global Health Equity Francis Gatare, former chief advisor to the president, CEO of the Rwanda Development Board Fireside Chat: Rwanda and Genocide 20 Years On Francis Gatare, former chief advisor to the president, CEO of the Rwanda Development Board Fireside Chat: Rwanda and Genocide 20 Years On David Huebner, former US Ambassador to New Zealand and Samoa Lecture: What is Our Story, Anyway — American Narratives in the 21st Century David Huebner, former US Ambassador to New Zealand and Samoa Lecture: What is Our Story, Anyway — American Narratives in the 21st Century Bruce Oreck, former US Ambassador to FinlandLecture: Don't Worry. It's Not the End of the World, Just the End of Yours Bruce Oreck, former US Ambassador to FinlandLecture: Don't Worry. It's Not the End of the World, Just the End of Yours Michael Ignatieff, former leader of the Liberal Party in Canada, Professor Harvard Kennedy SchoolFireside Chat: Sovereignty and Intervention Michael Ignatieff, former leader of the Liberal Party in Canada, Professor Harvard Kennedy SchoolFireside Chat: Sovereignty and Intervention Kevin Rudd, Former Prime Minister of AustraliaFireside Chat: US, Australia and the The Future of the Pacific Rim Kevin Rudd, Former Prime Minister of AustraliaFireside Chat: US, Australia and the The Future of the Pacific Rim Juliana Jolly, Nieman Fellow, BBC Asia EditorFireside Chat: Sexual Violence Across Cultures Juliana Jolly, Nieman Fellow, BBC Asia EditorFireside Chat: Sexual Violence Across Cultures Jean Edward Smith, Presidential Historian Lecture: FDR - A LifeLecture: Eisenhower Jean Edward Smith, Presidential Historian Lecture: FDR - A LifeLecture: Eisenhower Bob Schieffer, Anchor, CBS NewsFireside Chat: 50 Years in Washington Bob Schieffer, Anchor, CBS NewsFireside Chat: 50 Years in Washington Tim Mayopoulos, CEO, Fannie MaeLecture & Fireside Chat: FDR, Fannie May and the Affordable Housing Crisis Tim Mayopoulos, CEO, Fannie MaeLecture & Fireside Chat: FDR, Fannie May and the Affordable Housing Crisis John Rendon, CEO, The Rendon Group Lecture & Fireside Chat: Realpolitik, Strategic Communications & the Projection of US Power John Rendon, CEO, The Rendon Group Lecture & Fireside Chat: Realpolitik, Strategic Communications & the Projection of US Power Raiyan Syed, Political Campaign ManagerFireside Chat: Muslim-Jewish Relations in the US: Hard Choices Raiyan Syed, Political Campaign ManagerFireside Chat: Muslim-Jewish Relations in the US: Hard Choices Laurel Thatcher, Professor Harvard UniversityFireside Chat: History Next Door —Tangible Things in the FDR Suite Laurel Thatcher, Professor Harvard UniversityFireside Chat: History Next Door —Tangible Things in the FDR Suite Robin Chase, Founder Zip CarLecture: How People and Platforms are Inventing the Collaborative Economy and Reinventing Capitalism Robin Chase, Founder Zip CarLecture: How People and Platforms are Inventing the Collaborative Economy and Reinventing Capitalism Alexander Bernstein, Musician, HistorianPerformance: Take Care Of This House — Leonard Bernstein, Music and Hope Alexander Bernstein, Musician, HistorianPerformance: Take Care Of This House — Leonard Bernstein, Music and Hope Amartya Sen, Harvard Economist, Nobel LaureatePanel: Climate and Social Justice Amartya Sen, Harvard Economist, Nobel LaureatePanel: Climate and Social Justice Julie Wormser, Executive Director, Boston Harbor AssociationLecture: The Effect of Climate Change on Boston Julie Wormser, Executive Director, Boston Harbor AssociationLecture: The Effect of Climate Change on Boston David Brooks, NY Times Columnist, AuthorPanel: What's Worth Saving in Civilization David Brooks, NY Times Columnist, AuthorPanel: What's Worth Saving in Civilization Mark Plotkin, Ethnobotonist and ExplorerPanel: Legacy and ResilienceFireside Chat: Possibilities in Ethnobotony Mark Plotkin, Ethnobotonist and ExplorerPanel: Legacy and ResilienceFireside Chat: Possibilities in Ethnobotony Geoffrey Ward, PBS Historian and AuthorLecture and Fireside Chat:FDR at Harvard Geoffrey Ward, PBS Historian and AuthorLecture and Fireside Chat:FDR at Harvard Marcela Davison Aviles, Founder, The Chapultepec Group, FDR Foundation Director of Humanities ProgrammingFireside Chat: Don't Steal My Sombrero - A Frank Discussion of Race and Culture in 21st Century America Marcela Davison Aviles, Founder, The Chapultepec Group, FDR Foundation Director of Humanities ProgrammingFireside Chat: Don't Steal My Sombrero - A Frank Discussion of Race and Culture in 21st Century America Jim McCarthy, Professor Harvard UniversityLecture: This is What Climate Change Looks Like Jim McCarthy, Professor Harvard UniversityLecture: This is What Climate Change Looks Like Admiral Linda Fagin, US Coast GuardLecture: Defending Against the Storm: Response and Resilience Admiral Linda Fagin, US Coast GuardLecture: Defending Against the Storm: Response and Resilience Cynthia Koch, fromer Director of the FDR Presidential Libary and Museum, FDR Foundation Historian in ResidenceLecture: The American Story: From Washington to Roosevelt, Reagan and Beyond Cynthia Koch, fromer Director of the FDR Presidential Libary and Museum, FDR Foundation Historian in ResidenceLecture: The American Story: From Washington to Roosevelt, Reagan and Beyond Farnaz Fassihi, Wall Street Journal, Nieman FellowFireside Chat: Covering Conflict in Today's Middle East: Syria, Iraq, ISIL, & Iran Farnaz Fassihi, Wall Street Journal, Nieman FellowFireside Chat: Covering Conflict in Today's Middle East: Syria, Iraq, ISIL, & Iran Maggie Koerth-Baker, Nieman Fellow, NY TimesFireside Chat: Why Won't They Listen to Me? Science, Anti-science, & Public Decision-making Maggie Koerth-Baker, Nieman Fellow, NY TimesFireside Chat: Why Won't They Listen to Me? Science, Anti-science, & Public Decision-making Steve Curvood, NPR Host, Living on EarthLecture: Disbelievers: The Crisis of Faith on Climate Change Steve Curvood, NPR Host, Living on EarthLecture: Disbelievers: The Crisis of Faith on Climate Change Ömür Budak, Consul General to New England from the Republic of Turkey. Fireside Chat: Turkey & America: An Essential & Challenging Relationship Ömür Budak, Consul General to New England from the Republic of Turkey. Fireside Chat: Turkey & America: An Essential & Challenging Relationship Brent Bruen, former White House Director of Global Engagement, President Global Situation RoomSeminar: Global Risk & Crisis Management Strategies Brent Bruen, former White House Director of Global Engagement, President Global Situation RoomSeminar: Global Risk & Crisis Management Strategies

 

And then, there were the conferences…