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

  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 […]

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

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