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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, Student Happenings

KLI Welcomes Gemma Bulos, Director of Social Innovation and Impact

Photo of Gemma Bulos, KLI Director of Social Innovation and Impact KLI welcomes Gemma Bulos to the KLI Team! Gemma is a multi award-winning serial social entrepreneur (SocEnt) having launched three organizations in three continents prior to joining the KLI staff. As the Founding Director of the Global Women’s Water Initiative, she trains grassroots women in […]

Posted February 1, 2017 in KLI Community, News, Staff

The Passing of Meredith Brenalvirez ’80

Photo 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 […]

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 […]