United States Senator from Kentucky Rand Paul
Rand Paul addressed the Forum on recent controversies surrounding national security including wire tapping, profiling, and imprisonment of suspected terrorists.
Race, Film and Culture
Brandon M. Terry moderated a Forum on Race, Film, and Culture with Pulitzer Prize winner Wesley Morris and African American Studies Harvard College Fellow Kellie Carter Jackson.
Innovation and Leadership in the New Digital Age
Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman of Google, discussed his views on innovation, technology and entrepreneurship with moderator CNN's David Gergen.
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Leaders on Leadership May 15, 2014 - 2:00pm Felipe Calderon, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, Jieun Baek, Amandla Ooko-Ombaka
Felipe Calderón - MC/MPA 2000, President of Mexico (2006-2012); Angelopoulos Global Public Leaders Fellow
Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf - MC/MPA 1971, President of Liberia
Jieun Baek - MPP 2014, President, HKS Student Government
Amandla Ooko-Ombaka - MPA/ID 2016, Dubin Fellow,...
Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman of Google, discussed his views on innovation, technology and entrepreneurship with moderator CNN's David Gergen. Schmidt answered questions about the critical role Google plays in digital enterprises, job creation, and the future of society.