Events at the IOP

  1. A Celebration of International Women’s Day with Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan

    Monday March 8 - 10:00am

    In celebration of International Women’s Day 2021, Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan joins the Center for International Development, Belfer Center’s Middle East Initiative, Women and Public Policy Program, and the Institute of Politics at Harvard Kennedy School to discuss women’s empowerment, cross-cultural dialogue, and innovative solutions to global challenges. The conversation will be moderated by Melani Cammett, Clarence Dillon Professor of International Affairs at Harvard.

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  2. The Future of Diplomacy is Female: A Conversation with Secretary Madeleine Albright

    Monday March 8 - 6:00pm

    The U.S. and the world are at an inflection point, where resilient leadership and strategic reimagining of alliances, competition, and power are needed to rebuild at home and abroad. Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, with her steady voice of reason and analysis, consistently warning of the dangers of fascism and championing the ideals of democracy, is a source of inspiration to women and girls around the world.

    Drawing on her decades of experience, Secretary Albright will discuss the leadership qualities needed to face new diplomatic challenges of the 21st century and share her reflections for aspiring public leaders seeking to chart new leadership paths, public service, and cooperation in the years ahead. In celebration of International Women's Day, this conversation is moderated by Menat Bahnasy AB 2022, Institute of Politics Student President, and Aoibheann Thinnes MPP 2021, Co-chair of Women in Defense, Diplomacy, and Development (W3D).

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  3. The Future of the Republican Party

    Wednesday March 10 - 6:00pm

    The Republican Party is in the midst of a struggle between the more populist leaning and traditional elements of the party, the outcome of which will have far-reaching implications for the institutional contours of the GOP. Join the Institute of Politics for a conversation on the future of the Republican Party and American conservatism with thought leader Yuval Levin, Director of Social, Cultural and Constitutional Studies at the American Enterprise Institute and author of A Time to Build. The conversation is moderated by Harvard Kennedy School’s Arthur C. Brooks, William Henry Bloomberg Professor of the Practice of Public Leadership.

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