Sheryl WuDunn MBA ’86, the first Asian-American to win a Pulitzer Prize in reporting, is a best selling author, business executive and lecturer, and has strong ties to the philanthropic community. She is the co-author with her husband Nicholas D. Kristof of A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity, just published by Random House.
Jim Yong Kim MD ’86, PhD ’93, is the President of the World Bank Group. Trained as a physician and an anthropologist, he has received several awards, including a MacArthur “Genius” Fellowship, and recognitions such as one of America’s “25 Best Leaders” by U.S. News & World Report, and in 2006 TIME magazine named him as one of its “100 Most Influential People in the World.”
Rakesh Khurana MA ’97, PhD ’98, will become Dean of Harvard College on July 1. He is the Marvin Bower Professor of Leadership Development at the Harvard Business School and the Master of Cabot House at Harvard College.
Lizabeth Cohen is Dean of the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study and the Howard Mumford Jones Professor of American Studies in the Department of History at Harvard University.