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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

Passion and Purpose Retreat

Passion and Purpose Retreat (P2R) is an overnight program using the lens of social innovation to help students determine how to lead a life of meaning. So much of being an agent of change, be it as a social entrepreneur, or as an innovator in whatever field you choose, is figuring out exactly what drives […]

Posted October 26, 2016 in Focus on Students, News, Program Corner

SLE 2016: Bringing Together the Class of 2019

By Connor Bloom ’19 “…[SLE] gave everyone who participated a deeper understanding for the struggles and triumphs that we all have endured in the past year.”—Andrew Friedlander ‘19 The weekend of September 18th, 2016 marked the annual Sophomore Leadership Experience (SLE) hosted by the Kravis Leadership Institute. The annual program focuses on developing leadership skills […]

Posted October 13, 2016 in News, Program Corner

KLI Sponsored Internship Gives Tierra Patmavanu ’18 the Opportunity to Be at The Forefront in Sustainability Efforts in Las Vegas

A photo of Tierra at the Urban Seed Ground Breaking ceremony on behalf of Green Chips.

By Tierra Patmavanu ’18 As a native from Las Vegas, combined with my interest in public service, I was excited to work at an organization that is integral in creating a culture of sustainability in Southern Nevada. From my previous work as a law clerk at the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada, I was […]

Posted October 6, 2016 in Focus on Students, News, Student Happenings

Learn Today, Lead Tomorrow- Join Us! Friday, September 30th

In conjunction with ImpactCMC Weekend, we are honored to have several distinguished senior leaders and entrepreneurs from the business and social enterprise worlds who will be on our campus for KLI’s Advisory Board meeting.  They have asked to spend their time with you, sharing their lessons about finding careers that they are passionate about, as well as what […]

Posted September 23, 2016 in Events

A Q&A with KLI’s Team Leads

Listed below are several questions answered by the 2016-2017 KLI Team Leads: Mitchell Gaiser ’18, Pema Donyo ’17, and Jessica Azerad ’17. It is easy to say these accomplished leaders are energetic, but read more to get to know our Team Leads! Question: How are you involved with KLI? Jessica Azerad (JA): I am the […]

Posted September 22, 2016 in News

KLI Welcomes two new Advisory Board Members, Michael Barr ’93 and Brandon Lee ’92

The Kravis Leadership Institute welcomes two new Advisory Board Members, Michael Barr ’93 and Brandon Lee ’92. Please join us in welcoming our newest members who will be joining our current Advisory Board. To learn more about their background and work, you can view their biographies below. Michael Barr ’93 Partner, Sterling Investment Partners Mike […]

Posted August 30, 2016 in Advisory Board, KLI Community, News

KLI Welcomes Scott Sherman, Senior Director of Social Innovation and Co-Curricular Programming

August 2016 the Kravis Leadership Institute welcomed Scott Sherman onto the leadership team! Over the last decade, Scott has taught courses on social entrepreneurship and social innovation at numerous universities, including Yale, Princeton, and the University of Pennsylvania. His curricula and workshops have been used at more than 50 campuses across the United States from Harvard to […]

Posted August 16, 2016 in News, Staff

Changemaking in Action

Jeremy Anderson ’19 “We often throw around these big words-changemaker, design thinking, social entrepreneur. At the end of the day, for me, it all comes down to this: using bright ideas and business to make the world a better place and improve the lives of those who live in it.” As CMC student Connor Bloom […]