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Annual SOURCE Symposium Reveals Community Impact and Internal growth

Photo of SOURCE students interacting with guests at the Annual SOURCE Symposium  By: Sofia Trigo ‘20 In its last event of the year, SOURCE, Claremont McKenna’s student run non-profit consulting group, gathered in the Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum to host its second annual symposium. Professors, students and SOURCE clientele were among those in attendance. Opening […]

Posted June 11, 2017 in News, Student Happenings

Why We Need Civil Discourse During These Divided Times?

Carolyn Lukensmeyer’s takeaway from the 2017 Kravis-de Roulet Conference By Linnea Uyeno ’20 Fundamental tenets of our democracy are currently under threat, according to Carolyn J. Lukensmeyer, Executive Director of the National Institute for Civil Discourse. She has worked in the White House as the Consultant to the Chief of Staff and served as Chief […]

Posted May 5, 2017 in News

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