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The Passing of Meredith Brenalvirez ’80

Dear CMC Community, We would like to share very sad news that our board member Meredith Brenalvirez ’80 passed away on December 29th.  We feel so fortunate to have had Meredith with us this past year at our Kravis-de Roulet conference on Women’s Leadership Journeys Revealed and at a Kravis Board/Fellows event in August.  At […]

Posted January 10, 2017 in Advisory Board, KLI Community, News

KLI Welcomes David Day, Professor of Psychology, Academic Director of the Kravis Leadership Institute

It is with great pleasure that we introduce to you our new academic director of the Kravis Leadership Institute, David V. Day.  David brings to us a rich background in the application and study of leadership development.  In addition to his leadership role at KLI, David will hold the Steven L. Eggert ’82 P’15 Chaired […]

Posted January 6, 2017 in Faculty, KLI Community, News

A Semester in Review – KLI’s Work over Fall 2016

KLI student staff members at the KLI Staff Orientation By Linnea Uyeno ’20 It has been a busy semester at the Kravis Leadership Institute. From research to workshops, trainings to retreats, our programs have been working to empower CMC students. At KLI, we believe that leaders are made and developed. Our programs focus on building […]

Posted December 21, 2016 in News

KLI’s Special Event: A Reflection of a Private Collection

KLI Students posing for a photo during dinner at the home of Mr. Christopher Walker '69

KLI Students posing for a photo during dinner at the home of Mr. Christopher Walker ’69 By: Hunter Kettering ’20 The feeling of awe was instantaneous as soon as I entered this special home, enjoyed an assortment of memorable hors d’oeuvres and the world’s greatest cheese (literally), downed a glass of champagne, and looked over […]

Posted December 16, 2016 in Events, KLI Community, News

Why We Need More Women in Politics

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaking with supporters at a "Get Out the Caucus" rally at Valley Southwoods Freshman High School in West Des Moines, Iowa. Image credit: Flicker, Photo by Gage Skidmore

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaking with supporters at a “Get Out the Caucus” rally at Valley Southwoods Freshman High School in West Des Moines, Iowa. Image credit: Flicker, Photo by Gage Skidmore. By Linnea Uyeno ’20 From Joan of Arc, to Cleopatra and Queen Elizabeth, the concept of a female head of society […]

Posted December 6, 2016 in News

CMC Students Tackle Hult Prize Challenge

From left to right, Winning Team (front) : Umar Farooq ’17, Vanessa Liu ’17, Khadija Hassanali ’17, and Sarah Sanbar ’17 ; From left to right, Judges (back row): Scott Sherman, Carolina Sheinfold, and Mietek Boduszynski By Connor Bloom ’19 Vanessa Liu ’17, Sarah Sanbar ’17, Umar Farooq ’17, and Khadija Hassanali ’17 broke into […]

Posted December 1, 2016 in News

Team KLI Presents at International Leadership Association Conference in Atlanta, GA

By Brian Chmelik ’18 From November 1st to November 5th, students and administrators from KLI attended the annual International Leadership Association Global Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. The conference’s theme was “The Dynamics of Inclusive Leadership”. With the support of KLI, staff and students presented research and competed in a leadership case competition. Attendees learned more […]

Claremont McKenna College Advances to Regional Finals of 8th Annual Hult Prize in response to President Bill Clinton’s 2017 Challenge: Reawakening Human Potential

  The Hult Prize has recently announced the winning team from Claremont McKenna College that has advanced to the 8th annual regional finals of the competition. The Hult Prize is a crowdsourcing platform for social good, named one of the top five ideas changing the world by President Bill Clinton and TIME Magazine. The innovative […]

Posted November 12, 2016 in News

Leadership and Presidential Character in the 2016 Election

By Connor Bloom ’19 Every four years Americans elect someone to the highest office in the land to lead the United States into the future. Over time, the set of skills and qualifications that a candidate must have to be considered a viable option for President have changed drastically. In electing a President, voters have […]

Posted November 7, 2016 in KLI Community, News

A Quick Career Q&A with Tina Daniels: Google’s Director of Agency Business Development

By Linnea Uyeno ’20 Every question is one Google search away from being solved. Tina Daniels ’93 found the answer to her career search not on Google, but at the Google Corporation. She serves as an advisory board member for the Kravis Leadership Institute and as Google’s Director of Agency Business Development. KLI had the opportunity […]

Posted November 4, 2016 in Advisory Board, Leadership, News