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An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Making it in the Startup World

By Linnea Uyeno ’20 Entrepreneur Arjun Dutt ’07 remembers a time when the startup world was still in its garage phase. “Google was new on the scene and Facebook hadn’t been invented yet. The idea of a tech start-up was not that big of a thing outside of Silicon Valley,” said Dutt. Upon graduation, he […]

Posted April 27, 2017 in News

How Leadership Starts From Within: A Recap of the 8th Annual Women and Leadership Workshop

Cheri Strelow (left) with her daughter Katrina Soelter (right) at the Women and Leadership Workshop. By Linnea Uyeno ’20 As a freshman at CMC, I have had the opportunity to attend a few career-oriented conferences on campus. While they have been informative, they have tended to feature predominantly male panelists. This year’s Women and Leadership […]

Posted April 18, 2017 in News, Program Corner

Re-thinking Leadership: Deborah Meehan on Racial Inequalities and Individualism

By Sofia Trigo ’20 Deborah Meehan is the founder and executive director of the Leadership Learning Community where she works with a network of over 9,000 people who fund, run and study leadership development and share a commitment to improving leadership development programs both nationally and internationally. In her presentation at the Kravis Leadership Institute’s […]

Posted April 10, 2017 in News, Program Corner

Communication and Creativity, a Glance at Story Telling for Fun and Profit

By Sofia Trigo ’20   Storytelling for Fun and Profit is a KLI hosted half-day event that encourages students to uncover the nature of effective communication. Students participated in actives that explored how best to tell a story, frame a narrative and interact with a potential interviewer or employer. What constitutes a charismatic leader? How can […]

Posted February 23, 2017 in Events, Focus on Students, Leadership, Program Corner

The Kravis Leadership to host 25th Annual Kravis-de Roulet Conference – Inclusive Leadership, March 3rd-4th

By Connor Bloom ’19 On Friday March 3rd and Saturday March 4th the Kravis Leadership Institute will be hosting its 25th annual Kravis-de Roulet conference at Claremont McKenna College. This year’s theme, Inclusive Leadership: Transforming Diverse Lives, Workplaces and Societies, will explore questions relating to inclusive leadership: what is it and why does it matter? In a world […]

Posted February 16, 2017 in News

Finding Passion in the Mountains

Student participants and KLI staff at the Passion and Purpose Retreat By Connor Bloom ’19 On Saturday, January 28th twenty Claremont McKenna students began their day early and headed over to the Kravis Center to catch a 7am bus to the Kravis Leadership Institute’s second Passion and Purpose Retreat co-led by Scott Sherman, Senior Director […]

Posted February 8, 2017 in News, Program Corner

Last Day to Register for StoryTelling for Fun and Profit!

Storytelling is an essential component of leadership. Leaders inspire communities of people and drive change through the narratives they share. Storytelling for Fun and Profit is a half-day workshop designed to empower your skills in communication and storytelling. Storytelling is an essential way to connect with others, the world around you, and your authentic self. This program […]

Posted February 6, 2017 in News

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 24th.  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